South DownsSouth Downs Category Outdoor Activities, Nature & Wildlife
From rolling hills to bustling market towns, the South Downs National Park’s landscapes cover 1,600km2 of breathtaking views and hidden gems. A rich tapestry of wildlife, landscapes, tranquillity and visitor attractions, weave together a story of people and place in harmony.
Discover the white cliffs of Seven Sisters, rolling farmland, ancient woodland and lowland heaths or enjoy our ‘picture perfect’ villages, traditional country pubs or flourishing vineyards. Let the South Downs National Park subtly seduce you.
Green rolling pastures, wide open spaces, ancient woodlands, river valleys and dramatic coastline truly encompass the National Park’s ethos of being one of ‘Britain’s Breathing Spaces’. Bustling towns and traditional villages steeped in history and iconic museums offer a multitude of cultural opportunities. Come learn about the father of ecology, Gilbert White, visit where Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury group worked and played, or discover where Jane Austen lived and wrote in her last years in her beloved Hampshire.