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Walking Holiday in England on
The South Downs Way
Winchester to Eastbourne
via Amberley, Steyning and Alfriston

Walking holiday on South Downs Way
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. Suggested Tour Duration:
9 days walking
10 nights
Total Distance:
100 miles
Min/max daily distance:
7/13 miles
Average Daily distance:
11 miles

Winchester Cathedral
South Downs
Devil's Dyke
Ditchling Beacon
Seven Sisters
Beachy Head
Walking holiday on South Downs Way
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.

Online Booking Available!
South Downs Way near Eastbourne
This walk connects with the Clarendon Way at Winchester
  Suggested Itinerary:               South Downs Way 8 days walking
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
You can walk this English hiking tour over 9 days at about 11 miles per day.

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

The above 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 England or the UK. 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.
South Downs Way 11 day itinerary:
9 days walking and 10 nights accommodation
single occ
solo traveller
Book South Downs Way walking holiday online now
All prices subject to change

What's included
in your UK walking holiday
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
  • 1:25 OS maps and detailed itineraries
  • Guide book to South Downs Way
Optional Accommodation Upgrades
Can be added when booking online
Subject to availability                  Supplement per person per night
Winchester Double/Twin Single Room
Wykeham Arms £ £27.50
Warnford (for Exton) Double/Twin Single Room
George & Falcon £12.00 £32.00
Bramber Double/Twin Single Room
Old Toll Gate Hotel £19.00 £27.00
Lewes Double/Twin Single Room
White Hart Hotel £20.00 £35.00
Alfriston Double/Twin Single Room
Deans Place £36.00 £41.00
Star Inn £36.00 £44.00
Eastbourne Double/Twin Single Room
Cavendish Hotel £43.00 £29.00
Grand Hotel £78.00 £150.00
Lansdowne Hotel £50.00 £95.00

Optional Extras
for your UK Walking Holiday
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
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.
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How to get there
By Plane to London, Gatwick, Bournemouth or Southampton where we can arrange transfer to Winchester or Eastbourne
By Car to Winchester where parking is available
By Train / Bus to Winchester or Eastbourne
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