Lavington Common

Heather putting on a purple display in August on Lavington Common, with pine trees scattered across the landscape

Important notice -

Our countryside space is open. We encourage everyone to observe social distancing measures. There is a very high fire risk at the moment due to the dry weather. Fires & barbecues are not permitted anywhere - please help us protect our countryside

A rare pocket of open heath amongst plantation woodland

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Lavington Common in July

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.

Lavington Common

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 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.