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Address: Pear Tree Cottage Jarvis Lane | Jarvis Lane, Steyning BN44 3GL, England
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Stunning views over sea and land

I live on the side of the South Downs in the beautiful and very old Sussex village of Steyning. The trail isn't far from me and I feel so privileged to be near it. It is just over... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 September 2016
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Steyning, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I live on the side of the South Downs in the beautiful and very old Sussex village of Steyning. The trail isn't far from me and I feel so privileged to be near it. It is just over 106 miles long and mostly along the top of a long line of chalk land hills and downland. Whether its a short... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

We took a small section from Amberly to Steyning and were stunned by the views in all directions taking in the beautiful Downs to the sea and the Isle of Wight. While walking we saw buzzards, kites and kestrels as well as smaller birds and butterflies. I recommend taking stout boots, a map and plenty of water. There are watering... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic views, an easy walk and excellent way markers. We had sunshine and rain. Could do with fewer bikers whizzing by, by a minor distraction from the views.

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Thank cushiewalking
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Based in Steyning with the South Downs Way 100yards from the holiday cottage. Most routes walkable in bad weather. Generally great views on either side of the South Down ridges.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

I have walked the South Downs Way in both directions and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The views over the soft rolling downs are truly breathtaking. From Winchester to Eastbourne, 109 miles in total, are amazing. But there are also many villages nestled in the folds of the Downs if you wander off the beaten tracks for some refreshments. Take time... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Wonderful views, great walks as a couple or with our dogs. On clear days can see for miles. If a national trust member the parking is free otherwise £2 to park.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

We walked from Eastbourne to Winchester, altho most people seemed to be going in the opposite direction, perhaps to save the fabulous last stage over the Seven Sister and Beachy Head, until the last day. Still, it was great and we found our last couple of days through Hampshire countryside to be a very pleasant contrast to the higher Downs... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

This is an absolutely glorious place with views to die for . If you are going for a run or a walk or to mountain bike it's superb. The views are out of this world and the tranquillity is awesome. Go and visit and you won't be disappointed .

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Personally prefer a bit more of a challenge in my trail walks and this 100 miles is immaculately signposted all of the way so little chance of getting lost. We walked some long sections up to 26 miles in a day but ascents were easy and only a few hundred feet in a day. Weather in February was cold, windy... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

Fabulous thing to do, take 9/10 days and enjoy the views. Use South Downs Discovery for your booking or Sherpa for your gear. Check my other reviews for accommodation and food along the way.

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