The South Downs Way
Walking Holiday
in Southern England from
Winchester to Eastbourne

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The South Downs Way
Walking Holiday in Southern England
from Winchester to Eastbourne and The English Channel
via Amberley, Steyning and Alfriston

The South Downs Way is 100 miles long and one of UK’s National Walking Trails. The walking holiday begins at Winchester and follows the South Downs to Eastbourne through on of the UK’s newest National Parks. The South Downs Way walking trail is clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your walking holiday in Southern England.
This is a popular walking tour, so we have carefully selected comfortable accommodation to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing.

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Our self-guided walking holidays are designed with your comfort and enjoyment in mind and can be tailor-made to your own personal requirements.
The routes are clearly way-marked to provide reassurance on your hiking vacation.
We use high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels with en-suite or private bathroom to ensure you are well rested each night after a busy day hiking and sightseeing. Rest assured that all our accommodation walking holiday providers are hand-picked and offer you that famous British hospitality.
We organize the luggage transfer so your bags are at your next accommodation when you arrive.
Let’s Go Walking has developed one of the largest choices of walking holidays and our offices are staffed 9am to 9pm to ensure your walking holiday runs without a hitch.

This walking holiday in the UK operates March to October and in either direction.

The daily distances are only a suggestion. If you would like to walk longer or shorter distances, we can arrange that too.
Our stated distances include mileage to the accommodation or pickup point and so may not agree with the guide book mileages.

Rest days can be taken in any location.

Why not combine this walk with a hiking tour in another part of the UK or Ireland. Our staff will be happy to advise on necessary transfers.

Online booking available.
A deposit of £85 per person is required to secure the booking, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure.
Optional extra days and accommodation upgrades can be added during the booking process online.

The South Downs Way
from Winchester to Eastbourne
11 Day Itinerary
9 days walking and 10 nights

Suggested Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive at Winchester
Optional Day: extra day in Winchester
Day 2: Winchester to Exton                    12 miles
Day 3: Exton to Clanfield                       8 miles
Day 4: Clanfield to Cocking                   15 miles
Day 5: Cocking to Amberley                   12 miles
Day 6: Amberley to Steyning/Bramber   13 miles
Day 7: Steyning to Pyecombe                  7 miles
Day 8: Pyecombe to Lewes                     10.5 miles
Optional Day in Lewes
Day 9: Lewes to Alfriston                      12 miles
Day 10: Alfriston to Eastbourne            11 miles
Optional Day: extra day in Eastbourne
Day 11: Depart after breakfast

 

£980pp
dbl/twin

£1,320pp
single occ

£1,420pp
solo traveller

All prices subject to change

Extra nights from £55 per person
depending on location

Suggested Tour Duration:
10 nights, 9 days walking
Total Distance:
100 miles/160 kms
Min/max daily distance:
7/13 miles
Average Daily distance:
11 miles
Grading:
Easy/Moderate
Features:
Winchester Cathedral
South Downs
Devil’s Dyke
Ditchling Beacon
Seven Sisters
Beachy Head
This route connects with:
Clarendon Way
Pilgrims Way

What’s included
in your UK walking holiday
in South England on
The South Downs Way

  • accommodation at high quality guest houses, inns or small hotels on a bed and breakfast basis
  • room with en-suite or private bathroom, tea and coffee making facilities
  • daily luggage transfer
  • support should there be any problems on route
  • detailed itineraries
  • OS 1:25,000 map
  • guide book to The South Downs Way Guide Book

Optional Extras
for your UK Walking Holiday
in South England on
The South Downs Way

  • upgrade to the region’s most elegant, prestigious and famous hotels, where available
  • transfers back to car or station
  • parking facilities
  • rest days
  • inn to inn walks
 

What’s not included
in your UK walking holiday
in South England on
The South Downs Way

  • lunches and dinners
  • travel insurance

Lunches and Dinners
These are not included.
Evening meals
These are available at overnight locations, either at your accommodation or in the town/village.
Packed lunches
These can be provided by your accommodation or can be obtained from a local store, or cafe or inn along the route.

Holiday Travel Insurance
We require that you take out holiday insurance as Let’s Go Biking Ltd accepts no liability for the following:
cancellation, personal accident, illness, loss/theft of personal possessions and/or money, and any unforeseen circumstances, especially travel delays.

This is in addition to our existing
booking conditions.

How to get there:

  • By Plane  to London, Gatwick, Bournemouth or Southampton where we can arrange transfer to the start of your walk
  • By Car to Winchester area where parking is available
  • By Train/Bus to Winchester or Eastbourne

Telephone Lines are open 7 days a week.

UK +44 (0)1837 880075
or +44 (0)207 193 1252

9am to 9pm
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