Walking and Rambling in the South Downs

Walking and Rambling in the South Downs

Overview

YHA South Downs is right on the South Downs Way, ideal for either long distance walkers wishing to tackle the whole thing or for those wishing just to cherry pick the sections with the stunning views, many of which are within easy reach of the hostel.
 

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Walking and Rambling in the South Downs

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Map references

OS Grid Ref: TQ433055

Lat/Lng: 50.831591, 0.034021

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