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Seaview of the Severn Sisters chalk cliffs in south downs during the daytime

Camping in the South Downs

Campsites in the South Downs

Stretching from the outskirts of Winchester in the west to the cliffs of Beachy Head near Eastbourne in the east, South Downs National Park offers great camping for all ages. Explore our campsites in the South Downs here.

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More about camping in the South Downs

Although probably best-known for its natural beauty, green rolling pastures, open spaces, ancient woodlands and river valleys – the South Downs are steeped in history and boasts prehistoric burial mounds, Iron Age hillforts and registered battlefields.

Although 85 percent of the Park is privately owned working farmland, there are still around 1,200 kilometres of public bridleway including the South Downs Way, perfect for walking, cycling and horse riding. The Park also boasts many recreational sites and country parks, including the 2,000 acre Queen Elizabeth Park near Waterlooville and Stanmer Park near Brighton.

Our campsites in the South Downs National park include Graffham and Slindon Club Sites. These tranquil and picturesque sites have beautiful views of the park and are surrounded by fantastic walks and public right of way for campers to explore.

Things to do in the South Downs

Walkers and cyclers can explore the South Downs Way, a 90-mile ancient trail which begins in Eastbourne and passes close to our Graffam Club Site. E-bikes can be hired and charged at a number of points in the western end of the National Park.

There's also plenty of walks direct from our Slindon Club Site through surrounding woodland and an estate which has 25 miles of public right of way (details available from the site office).

The National Trust owned Slindon village is a stroll away and has a pub (The Spur) and community store, The Forge which also serves as a café.

Places to visit

Petworth House is a fantastic National Trust property with a 30-acre woodland garden and an estate landscaped by ‘Capaility' Brown.

Nyetimber and Nutbourne Vineyards produce English wines at West Chiltington, near Pulborough. Lurgashall Winery, near Petworth, produces fine country wines, meads and liqueurs made from pure natural ingredients.

Slindon Estate contains 1,400 hectares of National Trust woodland, parkland, downland and farmland.

Our Club Sites are also within easy reach of the sandy beaches of Littlehampton. Worthing, East and West Wittering and Bognor Regis.

 

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