South Downs Way Stage 1  linear walk

National Trail Acorn

Eastbourne to Alfriston

17 kilometres /10½ miles

approximate walking time 4 hours possible calorie burn1071 KCal

south downs way stage 2 

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 123 Eastbourne & Beachy Head

The South Downs Way National Trail starts with a spectacular Heritage Coast Section along the clifftops of Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters


Bo-Peep bed and breakfast

Bo peep farmhouse bed and breakfastBo-Peep bed and breakfast accommodation is close to the South Downs Way just beyond Alfriston. It is also a great location for walking sections of the Vanguard Way and the Wealdway

For further details go to their website here


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The South Downs Way published by Cicerone

Walks in the South Downs National Park published by Cicerone 

External links

South Downs Way National Trail website 

South Downs Way Stage 1 Eastbourne Alfriston National Trail walk walking hike hiking trekking England UK