The South Downs Way - The Route, distances and information
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The South Downs Way

Suggested route for walking The South Downs Way?

Obviously, it is possible to start the walk at either end or indeed at any point along its length. For the longer routes, many walkers complete sections at different times.

This guide is intended to give you, as a minimum, an indication of distances between stops. We hope gradually to provide additional information on each stage.

The South Downs Way    Distance 109.5 miles, 176.2km

blankWinchester City to Beacon Hill national Nature reserve11 miles, 17.7km
blankBeacon Hill national Nature reserve to Old Winchester Hill4.5 miles, 7.2km
blankOld Winchester Hill to Buriton12 miles, 19.3km
blankBuriton to Cocking Hill10 miles, 16.1km
blankCocking Hill to Amberley12 miles, 19.3km
blankAmberley to River Adur13 miles, 20.9km
blankRiver Adur to River Ouse21 miles, 33.8km
blankRiver Ouse to River Cuckmere & Alfriston7 miles, 11.3km
blankRiver Cuckmere & Alfriston to Eastbourne via Seven Sisters10.5 miles, 16.9km
blankAlfriston to Eastbourne via Jevington8.5 miles, 13.7km

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