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A walk with brilliant views throughout

I have just completed the walk - I took 6 days going on the inland route to Eastbourne, then took... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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We walked the first half of the SDW, from Winchester to Amberley, over four days. Despite many... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have just completed the walk - I took 6 days going on the inland route to Eastbourne, then took the bus back to The Seven Sisters to complete the coastal route on the 7th day. It is an easy walk, compared to others I...More

Thank Nonie_454
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked the section from Winchester to Amberley in 3 days staying in East Meon (great B&B Pound Orchard) and Midhurst the Swan Inn (great host) - was quite challenging in parts under foot as most of this is on hard terrain, paths and roads...More

Thank Lyn68P
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We walked the first half of the SDW, from Winchester to Amberley, over four days. Despite many reviews suggesting this is a moderate route, it is pretty challenging with many rough surfaces and some steep ascents and descents. However the awesomeness of the scenery, the...More

Thank keys-quay
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This is a hiking trail from Winchester to Eastbourne and is around 160 km long through varying degrees of gradients and difficulty.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I walked this 100-mile UK National Trails way in the Spring and luckily had only one afternoon of light rain. I spent a night in Eastbourne, visited the annual auto show on the Grand Parade park, left my roller bag at the B&B, and took...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2018

Recently spent 2 days walking The South Downs Way, basically 50 miles from Winchester in a couple of days, camping overnight. Great walking, although we were blessed with good weather. The walk really well signposted, and there were free drinking water taps along the way...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Such a wonderful walk. It is approx 100miles so we tried to do it in five laps of two days each lap. We stayed at pubs and B&Bs. All incredibly good. Once we needed a taxi to take us back to where we had parked...More

Thank Nada F
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We have selected a number of day walks to complete the South Downs way. So far we have found it easy to follow the waymarkers and not got lost! Also use OS maps app which is really useful and well worth paying £25 per year.

Thank JHerriotts
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Scenic, even in the dark with a headtorch! So close to the start of the South Downs Way. A 2 mile walk, or short cab journey. Great eating places in nearby location.

Thank Tracy O
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Starting at Winchester Cathedral the South Downs Way winds it way over hill and dale through some of the most lovely scenery of Hampshire and West Sussex ending at the spectacular Seven Sisters at Eastbourne. This is the only long distance walk in England which...More

Thank Dominic B
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Lynn M
29 August 2018|
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Summer months will always be busiest ie. July and August.