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Uphill: The Sussex Border Path and the Staunton Way

We were away this weekend visiting friends in Emsworth (a small town near Portsmouth and Chichester on the south coast), and so I decided to take advantage of our proximity to the South Downs to do a hilly (well, hillier) walk. 905 more words


Lewes return please!

Yeterday’s downpour had left the paths slightly slippery, and in some places near the start at Pycombe, horse riders had been out early and had churned up the path to make it un-ride-able. 143 more words

Brighton Sheepshare Easter Sheep Feast

No day on the Downs is complete without encountering sheep. They stubbornly stand and sit in  the middle of paths, ignoring an oncoming bike or walker, inexplicably amble in line across valleys, or range themselves on ridges like a woolly army ready to charge like the… 466 more words


Devils Dyke , Brighton - freeeeeezing cold !

Easter egg hunting at Devils Dyke , Brighton
Los of fun but freeeeeeezing cold !


Eastbourne sunset

I recently enjoyed a day out capturing images in the South Downs National Park, with my friend, Asmita Kapadia.  Asmita runs photography workshops in the area and showed me some marvellous locations.   18 more words


Walk across the South Downs anyone?

Susan writes:

Still feeling chuffed by our 68 mile ride on Sunday we set off yesterday for a 44 miler. I had availed myself of the MapMyRide route genius function which allows you to nominate a start/finish location, set a desired distance, hit a button and hey presto it gives you a route…pure, well…genius! 215 more words

Hang Gliding - Devils Dyke - Truleigh Hill

Driving along the road underneath the Downs where it turns off at Poynings and winds past the ‘Shepherd and Dog’, Springs Salmon and onto Edburton and Tottingham manor, looked up and saw beautiful sight – swooping and spiraling with the thermals around Truleigh Hill.

South Downs National Park