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South Downs Way - 10 Days & 9 Nights

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10 Days & 9 Nights
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South Downs Way - 10 Days & 9 Nights

  • Winchester with its attractive cathedral
  • The viewpoints of Beacon and Butser Hills
  • Wild flowers and butterflies that dominate the trail
  • Devils Dyke - a stunning beauty spot carved by glaciers into a deep valley
  • Magnificent chalk cliffs of the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head
The South Downs Way stretches 100 miles from the historic city of Winchester to the coastal chalk hills on the South Coast. Walk amongst vibrant yellow fields of corn, follow picturesque chalk cliffs and admire traditional thatched cottages with colourful English Gardens on this walk in Southern England. Rolling hills dominate the West section of the walk as you pass through traditional villages with friendly country Inns. Mixed woodland walking, and views as far as the Isle of Wight can be seen from Butser Hill, the highest section of the trail. As you head down to the coast the scenery changes with grasslands full of wild flowers until you reach the iconic Seven Sisters and Beachy Head. Offering peaceful, easy-going walking by day and traditional cosy pubs by night, this National Trail is a fantastic countryside escape.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Winchester and overnight Day 2 Winchester to Exton 12.4 miles / 19.8 km Day 3 Exton to Buriton/Petersfield 13 miles / 21.5 km Day 4 Buriton to Cocking/Midhurst 12.5 miles / 20 km Day 5 Cocking to Amberley 13 miles / 21 km Day 6 Amberley to Steyning/Bramber 11 miles / 17.5 km Day 7 Steyning/Bramber to Lewes Area 18 miles / 29 km Day 8 Lewes to Alfriston 11 miles / 18 km Day 9 Alfriston to Eastbourne 12.5 miles / 20 km Day 10 Onward travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 9kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 9kg is equivalent to 5.5 avocados. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information on how we've carbon counted our trips.

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