South Downs

Winter walk down the Lime Avenue at Hinton Ampner

Wild coast, stunning wildlife, remarkable history - enjoy the top spots in Britain's newest National Park.

Places to visit

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Winter sunset through the trees at Uppark, West Sussex

Family days out this winter on the South Downs 

Discover something new this winter at your favourite National Trust spots. From splashing through puddles, frosty downland walks, exhibitions to displays & talks and pizza making, there really is something for everyone

Enjoying winter colour on the South Downs

Brown hairstreak butterfly egg laid on a blackthorn twig

Winter wildlife on the South Downs 

Winter sees short days and early evenings. But even with some of the wildlife tucked away there is still much to enjoy on the South Downs.

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.

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Our houses and gardens on the South Downs