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South Downs National Park

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Address: South Downs Centre North Street | North Street, Midhurst, Midhurst GU29 9DH, England
Phone Number: +44 300 303 1053
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History, Wildlife, Landscape and many things to do .. all year round.

Easy to visit and difficult to decide what to do first; my brief summary of the South Downs area in general. All of history from stone age to modern has a number of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2016
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Easy to visit and difficult to decide what to do first; my brief summary of the South Downs area in general. All of history from stone age to modern has a number of fascinating places representing human habitation though out the park area and I particularly recommend the Weald and Downland Museum at Singleton and the Amberley Industrial Museum as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

...about the views from the top of Woolbeding Common. This is a great place for mountain biking, some technical parts as well as bridleways which are quite honestly little used,even by locals. Yet as you climb up the hill (or by car drive up and then turn right at the top signposted 'Older Hill' up a windy single track road... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Great way to start the weekend! My friend organised a day to explore the South Downs national park through this adventure company called "Rewild yourself". The guide Douglas took us on a lovely 3-4 hour kayaking tour up and back down the Ouse river. Nature, team building exercises and a pit stop at the mills pub on the river made... More 

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Midhurst, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I recently went for a late night walk onto the South Downs to get sunset photos and it was stunning. I went onto the Downs just above Harting village i spent a lovely hour wandering around i can't wait to go again.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We spent about a week hiking the western half of South Downs Way, along with some stops to visit Winchester, the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum in Singleton, and Arundel Castle in Arundel. The path was clearly marked and easy to walk with a few hills. Many sections were lovely, particularly Old Winchester Hill and Beacon Hill. We enjoyed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

South Downs is a good place to go cycling, there was many beautiful cottages, farms and pastures on the way and there are hills only in the very South.

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Henley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

If you’re a first-time visitor, inquisitive, enjoy walking and the Great Outdoors make for Blackdown, at 960’ the highest point in West Sussex and the South Downs National Park. There is an easy walk from the car park to the Temple of the Winds. The view is breathtaking. Spot the mast on Bexley Hill. It’ll help keep you oriented when... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Winds roll over the tops of the high hills like waves crashing into bike riders which makes for some high energy riding on open planes. The setup for day trips from London is very good as bikes can be rented at Hassocks station with planned cycle routes available. Our day was sadly very overcast which limited visibility but the vantage... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

This is the newest addition to the National Parks suberb area with fantastic views stunning part of the country with the limestone cliffs Seven Sisters etc. Truly beautiful

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Emsworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

A comparatively new National Park, this extensive area is superb for walking and exploring the South Downs. Highly recommended with some fantastic views en route!

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