Category: Blog

Welcome to the #VisitSouthDowns Blog. Are you stuck for inspiration on where to visit in and around the South Downs National Park? A first time visitor? Want to find something to keep the family entertained? Looking for an old favourite, in Britain’s newest National Park? Then this is the place for you.

We regularly upload new top ten lists, articles about where to eat & drink, places you can stay, walks to do on and around the South Downs. We try to help you discover the hidden gems and the “can’t be missed” activities whilst you’re here – whether on holiday, or just enjoying the #SouthDowns on a day trip. Take a look through our blog for new, reviews & articles and discover something for yourself.

May 19
The 5 best cafes and coffee shops in Eastbourne

One of the most enjoyable parts of any holiday or weekend break is visiting the local…

May 07
Top 5 beer gardens in Brighton

As the weather is getting better and the days are getting longer, punters to the…

Apr 29
3 of the Best Historic Houses in the South Downs

The South Downs has some of the finest historic houses in the country. If you’re…

Apr 12
3 fun things to do with family in Petersfield

From picturesque green valleys to mesmerising coastal beaches, the idyllic town of…

Apr 04
3 beautiful South Downs cycle routes

From rolling hills and twisting bridleways to quiet country lanes and riverside…

Mar 28
5 child-friendly activities in Chichester

With its parks, museums and fun-filled attractions, plus the South Downs on your…

Mar 22
3 fun things for families to do in Winchester

Located in the picturesque county of Hampshire, Winchester is a stunning location for…

Feb 14
Best vineyards in the South Downs

There is so much more to South Downs food & drink than cream teas and real ales.…

Jan 31
Go glamping in South Downs National Park area

Who says that a camping trip to South Downs National Park means you have to…

Jan 23
3 quirky South Downs hotels

The South Downs is an idyllic part of the world – there are surely fewer more…

Jan 17
4 places to visit in Arundel

Arundel is a small market town in West Sussex, nestled beneath the South Downs.…

Jan 07
5 places to visit with the kids in Brighton

Choosing a holiday is great fun, but there is so much to consider. If you’re…

Dec 31
7 places to visit on a rainy day in Brighton

The British weather can be unpredictable, even in the peak of summer the heavens can…

Dec 21
4 places to visit in the South Downs for book lovers

Unsurprisingly, the wild and rugged landscape of the South Downs has captivated and…

Dec 18
5 must-see historical attractions in Winchester

The cosy city of Winchester is a perfect getaway location for those looking to soak up…

Nov 29
Best places to visit in Chichester

Chichester plays home to some of the oldest churches and buildings in the whole of the…

Nov 22
Discover the South Downs Wine Trails

Perhaps a lesser known fact amongst visitors to the South Downs, is that it is, in…

Nov 15
5 stunning places to enjoy a South Downs cream tea

There’s nothing quite so quintessentially English as a cream tea and the South Downs…

Nov 09
3 places to visit in South Downs with your kids

When deciding where to go on vacation, it can be a little tricky if you have children.…

Oct 29
Everything you need to know about Bonfire Night in Lewes

The market town of Lewes has been hailed the ‘Bonfire Capital of the World’, and is…

Oct 15
3 reasons to go to Seven Sisters Country Park

When visiting the UK, and in particular the beautiful county of Devon, you will be…