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.

Aug 11
Dog Friendly South Downs

Many of us chose to explore this beautiful country with our furry friends by our side.…

Jul 25
Quirky Stays in the South Downs

Are you bored of staying in the same old places? Do you want to stay somewhere with a…

Jun 22
5 Ways to Plan a Meaningful Travel Itinerary to the South Downs

While the South Downs is known for its marvellously carved chalk ranges and coastal…

Jun 13
5 of the best self catering cottages in Chichester

The Cathedral city of Chichester that is located in the picturesque South Downs has…

Jun 07
5 Reasons to plan that weekend break in Newhaven

If you want to explore somewhere a little different this summer and are thinking of…

May 31
Take a magical tour of the South Downs locations used in the Harry Potter movies

Grab your broomstick and wave your magic wand for a wizarding trip around the South…

May 26
Hawkshead Festival Survival Bundle Giveaway!

As it’s festival season… our friends over at Hawkshead are giving away a…

May 20
Plan your family day trip to Seaford beach

The seaside is always a popular destination when you have kids, even when there…

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…