Cuckmere Valley

Sunset lends stunning colours to the winding Cuckmere meanders

Important notice -

We've closed all our car parks, to further attempt to help restrict the spread of coronavirus. We encourage everyone to observe social distancing and not travel.

Flower-rich chalk grassland with stunning views of the Cuckmere River

Visitors dog-walking at Ickworth, Suffolk

Taking the lead on the South Downs

The South Downs are a great place to walk your dog, so there's always somewhere near to you where you can enjoy this rich countryside throughout the year.

Cuckmere Valley

Learning

A school group sits perchd on top of the downs enjoying far reaching views over river valleys, downland and woodland

Plan your class visit 

With workshops from bug hunting to river studies available for you to choose from, we'll ensure that your group of students have a fantastic day filled with learning and fun activities.

Cuckmere Valley

Our work

 Panoramic view at sunset in August from Devil's Dyke, South Downs, West Sussex

South Downs sites we look after  

Discover the incredible diversity of countryside sites across the South Downs, from chalk grassland to river valleys, beech hangars and chalk cliffs.