South Downs holidays

For anyone who lives in the towns and cities of southeast England, the South Downs National Park is a priceless rural refuge. There’s a timeless appeal to its gentle landscapes; it reminds us of an era when cars and mobile phones were less important and the days felt longer and lazier.

Navigation Course, South Downs National Park
Navigation courses for all in the stunning South Downs, from £30 - £45 per course (1 day)
Mountain biking day tours in Sussex
Explore the South Downs National Park by mountain bike, from £20 - £60 per half day
Sussex cycling day tours
Get off the beaten track and explore Sussex by bicycle , from £20 - £60 per half day
Alton bed and breakfast in Hampshire
B&B Gold Winner at 2011 Beautiful South Awards, from £50 - £100 per room per night
Alton luxury B&B Hampshire, South Downs
Secluded and beautiful country house hotel in Hampshire, from £90 - £120 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
South Downs yurt holidays in Sussex
Wonderful yurts and bell tents on a lovely private estate, from £1100 - £1950 per camp for 2 nights (sleeps 20)
South Downs self catering cottage
17th Century Barn in tranquil Hampshire countryside, from £610 - £995 per cottage per week (sleeps 6)
Canoeing day tours in Sussex
Explore Sussex's rivers by Canadian Canoe, from £25 - £60 per half day
Family activity days in Sussex
Family multi activity day outings in Sussex, from £18 - £60 per half day
Walking day tours in Sussex
Get off the beaten track & explore the landscapes of Sussex by foot, from £15 - £40 per half day
Mushroom walks in Sussex
Mushroom walks in the wilds of Sussex , from £18 - £40 per half day
Cocking B&B accommodation, South Downs
Comfortable, friendly B&B at the foot of the South Downs, from £70 - £85 per room per night
South Downs cottage sleeping 2, Hampshire
Holiday cottage in tranquil Hampshire countryside, from £310 - £450 per cottage per week (sleeps 2)
South Downs bed & breakfast near Liss, Hampshire
For a restful stay in Edwardian elegance, from £80 - £100 per room per night (sleeps 2)
South Downs shepherds hut, nr Brighton
Experience a night in a shepherds hut in the South Downs, from £50 - £80 per accommodation per night
Horham luxury self catering, East Sussex
Oakhurst Granary is a luxury conversion of a former cow shed, from £595 - £950 per cottage per week (sleeps 2-6)
Petersfield luxury cottage, South Downs
2 Luxury self catering farmstay cottages, Ramsdean Petersfield, from £550 - £850 per cottage per week (sleeps 4)
South Downs Cottage B&B nr Lewes
B&B in delightful cottage near Lewes & the South Downs Way,, from £70 - £75 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Historical farm tours and gardens, South Downs
West Dean historical farm tour in the Cuckmere Valley, from £4.50 per tour
Chichester bed & breakfast accommodation
Idyllic, chapel & family cottage suites, from £30 - £55 per person per night
South Downs self catering near Alton, sleeps 2
A perfect romantic bolthole for 2, or base to travel from., from £62.50 - £100 per accommodation per night
South Downs farm camping & caravan site
Peaceful caravan site in idyllic South Downs setting, from £7.50 per pitch per night
Petersfield bed & breakfast, South Downs
Pretty double room in Steep with lovely views, from £50 - £100 per accommodation per night
Nature reserve in Ditchling, South Downs
Nature reserve full of flora, fauna, farm animals and fun, from £3.50 - £4.50 admission price
Tillington pub with B&B, South Downs
Sustainable pub/restaurant B&B, serving delicious local food, from £85 - £140 per room per night (sleeps 2)
Lewes B&B in the South Downs
Light airy contemporary house in conservation area twitten., from £50 - £90 per room per night
Arundel bed and breakfast in West Sussex, England
Friendly country house adjacent National Park and Coast, from £75 - £85 per accommodation per night (sleeps 2)
South Downs luxury B&B near Chichester
200 year old Inn in quiet Sussex village, from £90 - £300 per accommodation per night
South Downs cycling day tours
Mountain biking tours across varying South Downs terrain, from £25 - £570 per tour
South Downs shepherds hut, nr Hambledon
Secluded shepherds hut in a Hampshire meadow, South Downs, from £75 - £114 per accommodation per night

11 reviews for South Downs holidays4 star overall rating

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Sussex shepherds hut B&B, nr Petworth, South Downs
Memorable parts? The most memorable was the lack of Excitment!! It was was we wanted peace quite and lovely coutnryside and we got in buckets. Tips? Take all your strain and stresess and they will fully blow away by the fantstic place is the Shepherds Hut. Bring healthy appetitie you are going to need it for the lovely pub lunches. On a practical side a ordence survey map, walking shoes and a camera and all the clothes you would need for the British weather. Other then that. Leave... (more)David Green
From £100 - £120 per accommodation per night
East Sussex cabin B&B, South Downs
One of the best weekend escapes I have been to. I felt so relaxed and was also a great opportunity to learn about something I am very interested in. I just wished we could have stayed longer! (more)Nadia Saadi
Excellent....We loved the quirky, cosy wood cabin and the warm welcome we received from the owners. (more)Maxine Peel-Yates
From £65 - £90 per couple per night
East Sussex bed and breakfast
Memorable parts? Lovely guests, superb location. Tips? If you're looking for peaceful location, view on a lake, nice people. Go to this B&B. Local benefits? Yes. Guest are very involved in environmental conditions. Overall rating? Excellent. (more)Philippe Basquin
From £35 - £44 per person per night
Chichester bed & breakfast accommodation
The owners were very nice people, and the breakfast was very good. (more)Sarah Hagen
Really enjoyed exploring this area of Britain, which I have never really explored before. Particularly liked Arundel Castle, and as for the breakfasts they were amazing. (more)Wendy Morris
This weekend was very relaxing for us. I believe you can make it even better with the local sport activities such as kite surf, sailing, etc... Probably for next time! (more)Marion Renoux
From £30 - £55 per person per night

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5 stars
I am reborn! Simply the best holiday I have ever been on
4 stars
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
3 stars
Very enjoyable
2 stars
It was OK
1 star
A bit disappointing really
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