South Downs Way - 8 Days & 7 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
ItineraryDay 1 Arrive in Winchester and overnight Day 2 Winchester to East Meon 18.5 miles / 30 km Day 3 East Meon to Cocking/Midhurst 20.5 miles / 33 km Day 4 Cocking to Washington 19 miles / 30.5 km Day 5 Washington to Pyecombe 14 miles / 23 km Day 6 Pyecombe to Alfriston 23 miles / 37 km Day 7 Alfriston to Eastbourne 12.5 miles / 20 km Day 8 Onward travel
This trip has a carbon score of 8kg per person per day, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 8kg is equivalent to 12 pints of local beer at a bar.
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 about how we've carbon counted our trips.
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