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South Downs Way National Trail

Pear Tree Cottage Jarvis Lane | Jarvis Lane, Steyning BN44 3GL, England
+44 1903 813381
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Breathtaking

Just the most beautiful place to walk,amazing scenery great trail and meet some lovely people on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
6Elaine
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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
brilliant views !!!! not for the faint hearted!!!!

I did this trail for charity on a mountain bike with friends in may. this trail really does show... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carl T
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Pear Tree Cottage Jarvis Lane | Jarvis Lane, Steyning BN44 3GL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just the most beautiful place to walk,amazing scenery great trail and meet some lovely people on the way.Give it a go you will not be disappointed.

Thank 6Elaine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did this trail for charity on a mountain bike with friends in may. this trail really does show how beautiful the English country side really is. It is marked out pretty good , we got lost a few times but that is part of...More

Thank Carl T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We're in our late 50s and have cycled the whole trail in a day three times. A tough challenge but very enjoyable and great satisfaction. Check for events along the way. Else you might encounter hundreds of people. These are usually at weekends. Winchester's Boom...More

Thank Steve_1001_s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just finished this walk. We took three days to walk from Winchester to Amberley then on a separate occasion four days to walk from Amberley to Eastbourne. We were amazed at how rural (particularly the first part) of the walk was. It's a...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The route is extremely well signposted and easy to follow. There are some water points along the way though you'll need to take a collapsible bucket as most are taps. Some lovely views and glorious canters but it's very hilly and steep in places, you'll...More

Thank LucyA1001
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This is a fantastic route for walking and cycling. Walked it all (98 miles) years ago in a 3-day weekend in pretty gloomy and foggy weather, as training for the Ten Tors challenge. I always had good memories despite the weather and the toughness of...More

1  Thank Herbie-Green
Reviewed 17 April 2017

There are few better opportunities for relaxation and rejuvenation than a long walk. English national trails take it to a new level. In the bracing air along the Seven Sisters, the prominent chalk cliffs overseeing the English Channel, I encounter a fellow hiker who recommends...More

1  Thank CarolinaTrekkers
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Well signposted, even for someone with no navigational skills. Tracks and paths in great condition, only having the occasional friendly mountain biker overtake. Well worth the hike up the hill to see both the sea, the South Downs and the North Downs in the distance....More

Thank AlexH0lmes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Was with a walking group hiking the South Downs . The walk covered fields , windmills and ended in the beautiful town of Lewes . Loved the trek as it had stunning views of the South Downs .

Thank Vilas_Kanyal
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I live on the side of the South Downs in the beautiful and very old Sussex village of Steyning. The trail isn't far from me and I feel so privileged to be near it. It is just over 106 miles long and mostly along the...More

Thank Cloosie
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Response from Andrew C | Reviewed this property |
If you can get yourself by public transport to Eastbourne, there is a regular bus service from the centre of Eastbourne to Alfriston. You can look up the bus times online.
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