South Downs Way

It is one of only two National Trails that can be used not only by walkers but also by cyclists and horse-riders for its entire length This is the complete, official guide for the long-distance walker or the weekend stroller.

South Downs Way

The South Downs Way runs for 100 miles (160 km) over the chalk downland of Sussex and Hampshire, from Eastbourne to Winchester. It is one of only two National Trails that can be used not only by walkers but also by cyclists and horse-riders for its entire length This is the complete, official guide for the long-distance walker or the weekend stroller. All you need is this one book. National Trail Guides are the official guidebooks to the fifteen National Trails in England and Wales and are published in association with Natural England, the official body charged with developing and maintaining the Trails.

South Downs Way

South Downs Way


South Downs Way

The South Downs Way runs for 100 miles (160 km) from the cathedral city of Winchester to the spectacular white cliffs of East Sussex, finishing at Eastbourne.

South Downs Way

This popular National Trail follows undulating terrain from the cathedral city of Winchester to the chalk cliffs at Eastbourne. The book has background on geology, scenery and wildlife, with detailed route description and over 80 photographs. Here is all you need for a splendid week's walking holiday.

The South Downs Way Map Booklet

Map of the 100 mile (160km) South Downs Way National Trail, between Eastbourne and Winchester.

The South Downs Way Map Booklet

Map of the 100-mile (160km) South Downs Way National Trail, between Winchester and Eastbourne. This booklet is included with the Cicerone guidebook to the trail and shows the full route on Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps. The trail typically takes a week to walk and is suitable for most levels of ability.

The South Downs Way

Guidebook to walking the South Downs Way National Trail, a 100 mile (160km) route between Winchester and Eastbourne through the South Downs National Park, described in both directions over 12 stages.

The South Downs Way

Guidebook to walking the South Downs Way National Trail, a 100 mile (160km) route between Winchester and Eastbourne through the South Downs National Park, described in both directions over 12 stages. Easy walking on ancient and historical tracks, taking in wooded areas, delightful river valleys and pretty villages. With 1:25K OS map booklet.

South Downs Way

Unique mapping features – walking times, directions, tricky junctions, places to stay, places to eat, points of interest. These are not general-purpose maps but fully edited maps drawn by walkers for walkers.

South Downs Way

The South Downs Way is a 100-mile (160km) National Trail that follows the line of chalk hills stretching from Winchester in Hampshire across Sussex to Eastbourne. Walking the length of the Downs is the best way to experience this beautiful landscape with its mixture of rolling hills, steep hanging woodland and windswept fields. You'll pass picture-postcard villages with welcoming pubs, thatched cottages and quintessentially English country gardens. Includes downloadable GPS waypoints. Route guide and maps plus accommodation, pubs and restaurants in detailed guides to 49 towns and villages Includes 60 detailed walking maps : the largest-scale maps available - At just under 1 : 20,000 (8cm or 31/8 inches to 1 mile) these are bigger than even the most detailed walking maps currently available in the shops. Unique mapping features – walking times, directions, tricky junctions, places to stay, places to eat, points of interest. These are not general-purpose maps but fully edited maps drawn by walkers for walkers. Itineraries for all walkers – whether hiking the entire route or sampling highlights on day walks or short breaks. Detailed public transport information for all access points. Practical information for all budgets : What to see ; where to eat (cafés, pubs and restaurants) ; where to stay (B&Bs, hotels, hostels, camping barns and campsites).

Alone on the South Downs Way A Tale of Two Journeys from Winchester to Eastbourne

It includes a suggested packing list, gear recommendations, and other useful tips, such as when to walk the trail, where to stay, and how much you'll need to budget.This book will not only get you inspired to walk the South Downs Way or ...

Alone on the South Downs Way  A Tale of Two Journeys from Winchester to Eastbourne

In 2015, the author decided to embark on a 100-mile journey walking along one of England's National Trails. An avid walker, she thought she was up for the challenge of an eight-day hike, and happily set off to explore the South Downs. What followed was a beautiful journey through Nature that was both more satisfying and more difficult than she ever imagined.Undaunted, and after walking various other long-distance trails in the following years, she returned to the South Downs in 2019 for a second go. She was able to avoid all the mistakes she had made on her first journey, and the two experiences were like night and day.This book contains all the blisters, sweat, and tears from the first life-changing journey-and all the joy, presence, and magic of the second one.More than just a walking travelogue or memoirs of a walking holiday, this book contains the author's reflections on walking the South Downs Way, including lessons learned and practical information to help you plan your hiking adventure. It includes a suggested packing list, gear recommendations, and other useful tips, such as when to walk the trail, where to stay, and how much you'll need to budget.This book will not only get you inspired to walk the South Downs Way or another long-distance trail, but it will also encourage you to reconnect with yourself through the magic of Nature.

South Downs Way Adventure Atlas

The A-Z Adventure Series of maps combines the best of OS and A-Z, creating the perfect companion for walkers, off-road cyclists, horse riders and anyone wishing to explore the great outdoors.The South Downs Way is a National Trail along the ...

South Downs Way Adventure Atlas

The A-Z Adventure Series of maps combines the best of OS and A-Z, creating the perfect companion for walkers, off-road cyclists, horse riders and anyone wishing to explore the great outdoors.The South Downs Way is a National Trail along the chalk escarpments and ridges of the South Downs. This undulating path begins in Winchester and finishes in Eastbourne covering 100 miles (160km) and lies completely within the South Downs National Park. The route on the map is clearly highlighted in yellow with mileage markers to gauge distances when planning sections of the walk to enjoy.This official National Trail Map* of the South Downs Way features 44 pages of continuous Ordnance Survey 1:25000 mapping providing complete coverage of the South Downs Way. This atlas includes a route planner showing distances between places and the amenities available, featuring: -Information Centres-Hotels/B&Bs-Youth Hostels-Campsites (seasonal opening)-Public Houses-Shops-Restaurants-Cafes (seasonal opening)-Petrol StationsAlso featured is advice on safety and security when walking and a selection of QR codes linked to useful websites, including temporary route updates from the National Trails, regional information, map reading advice and weather reports.Unlike the original OS sheets, this A-Z Adventure Atlas includes a comprehensive index to towns, villages, hamlets and locations, natural features, nature reserves, car parks and youth hostels, making it easy to find the required location quickly. Each index entry has a page reference and a six figure National Grid Reference. With a book size of 240mm x 134mm it is the same size as a standard folded OS map.Other National Trails available within the A-Z Adventure series include: Cotswold Way, Hadrian's Wall Path, North Downs Way, Offa's Dyke Path, Pembrokeshire Coast Path, Pennine Way, SW Coast Path, Thames Path and The Ridgeway.*A-Z is the official mapping partner of the National Trails.

The South Downs Way

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The South Downs Way

The South Downs Way National Trail is a 100 mile (160km) walk between Eastbourne and Winchester, staying within the glorious South Downs National Park for its entire length. Presented here in 12 stages of up to 12 miles (19km), the route is described in both east-west and west-east. A waymarked trail with very few stiles, it can be walked at any time of year and makes a good introduction to long-distance walking. Step-by-step route descriptions are illustrated with extracts from OS 1:50,000 mapping for every stage, and a separate, conveniently sized booklet with 1:25,000 maps for the entire route is included. The guide provides detailed practical information on getting to the trail, and facilities and accommodation en route. The South Downs Way offers easy walking on ancient and historical tracks, and showcases the beautiful countryside of the South Downs, taking in wooded areas, delightful river valleys and pretty villages. Highlights include Beachy Head, the mysterious Long Man of Wilmington, Clayton Windmills and the ancient cathedral city of Winchester.

Downs Link

Downs Link


South Downs Walking

Thru-hikers, dog walkers, leisure ramblers already appreciate the beauty of the Downs. I hope this book will inspire you to visit some of the locations that I have walked. Charming villages, open hilltops, soaring coastal cliffs.

South Downs Walking

South Downs Walking is a collection of motivational locations, inspirational photos and wellbeing words from the soul. Follow my personal journey as I discover a love of hiking England and writing. Through the changing seasons I walk the ground, listening to the landscape. Some of my favourite West Sussex and East Sussex South Downs Way hikes for all abilities. South Downs Walking is a collection of my photos, my route maps, my words and a great excuse to get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air. I hope you will enjoy the journey with me and my words and photos will inspire you to explore your local area on foot. Walking changes your view of the world, just looking down on the many quaint villages from the South Downs escarpment makes me realise how important nature and the outdoors is. The South Downs Way, a famous national trail in Southern England, is over 100 miles long but combine that with the sheer number of "secondary" public footpaths and OS Map trails, and you can never run out of places to visit on foot. Thru-hikers, dog walkers, leisure ramblers already appreciate the beauty of the Downs. I hope this book will inspire you to visit some of the locations that I have walked. Charming villages, open hilltops, soaring coastal cliffs. The South Downs has it all, for walkers of all abilities. Day hikes, thru-hiking, a leisurely stroll with the dog.

The South Downs Way

This is a comprehensive guide to the area's history and that of the towns and hamlets it passes through. The book provides essential information about the best accommodation, pubs, and cafes en route.

The South Downs Way

The South Downs Way is a long bridle path which runs for 100 miles between Eastbourne in East Sussex and Winchester in Hampshire. This historic route is visited by over a million people each year, and runs through some of southern Britain's most beautiful countryside. The path's chalky soil makes it a perfect surface for cycling, horse riding or a leisurely stroll, and has always been popular with tourists. THE SOUTH DOWNS WAY is a comprehensive guide to the area's history and that of the towns and hemlets it passes through. The book provides essential information about the best best accommodation, and cafes en route. It also details little known places of interest, provides handy tips and useful addresses and a selection of detailed maps - ensuring even the poorest navigators won't get lsot. The guide is interspersed with hilarious anecdotes from the author's own experiences of walk and cycling the South Downs Way. It makes excellent reading both as a functional guide and a wonderful account of the surprises and eccentricities of the English countryside. THE SOUTH DOWNS WAY is essential for everyone visiting this beautiful and secluded area be they seasoned travellers of simply day trippers.

West Sussex and the South Downs

A new Pathfinder(R) walking guide for Sussex, featuring 28 circular walks across West Sussex.

West Sussex and the South Downs

This guide contains 28 circular walks across West Sussex, much of which lies inside the new South Downs National Park. Walkers of all abilities can experience a variety of walking routes in a range of difficulty with this book which takes you from gentle riverside strolls to hikes along the exhilarating South Downs Way.

The South Downs Way

The South Downs Way


Alone on the South Downs Way

Alone on the South Downs Way is the story of Holly Worton's 100 mile walking journey along one of England's National Trails in 2015.

Alone on the South Downs Way

Alone on the South Downs Way is the story of Holly Worton's 100 mile walking journey along one of England's National Trails in 2015. An avid walker, she thought she was up for the challenge of an eight day hike, and happily set off to explore the South Downs. What followed was a magical journey through nature that was both more satisfying and more difficult than she ever imagined. This book contains all the blisters, sweat, and tears from that life-changing journey. More than just a walking travelogue or memoirs of a walking holiday, this book contains Holly's reflections on walking the Way, including lessons learned and practical information to help you plan your South Downs Way hiking adventure. It includes a suggested packing list, gear recommendations, and other useful tips, such as when to walk the Way, where to stay, and how much you'll need to budget. This book will not only get you inspired to walk the South Downs Way or other long distance trail, it will encourage you to get outdoors more often.

Walks in the South Downs National Park

Guidebook with 40 circular walks throughout the South Downs National Park, exploring the beautiful chalk hills between Eastbourne and Winchester.

Walks in the South Downs National Park

Guidebook with 40 circular walks throughout the South Downs National Park, exploring the beautiful chalk hills between Eastbourne and Winchester. The walks range from under 5 miles to 11 miles, including Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters, Ditchling Beacon and hundreds of prehistoric sites. Accessible all year, but wild flowers best in spring.

South Downs Way Journal

This ''South Downs Way Journal'' would make a great idea for anyone planning to embark on walking the South Downs Way in England.

South Downs Way Journal

This ''South Downs Way Journal'' would make a great idea for anyone planning to embark on walking the South Downs Way in England. The item contains a customised front cover and 108 pages of 6 x 9 inch lined paper, ideal for carrying around in a rucksack or handbag. It would make a good gift for anyone interested in walking, hiking and nature. We would like to thank you for your interest and hope you are happy with the purchase.

Walk the South Downs

Including GPS Waypoint lists and a Place Name Index, this 160-page colour book contains walking routes within the South Downs region.

Walk  the South Downs

Including GPS Waypoint lists and a Place Name Index, this 160-page colour book contains walking routes within the South Downs region. Wire-O spiral binding allows it to lay flat and be folded back on itself without damage. It features: route summary of exertion rating; refreshments rating; time, distance, ascents/descents; and more.