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Walk on the South Downs from Butser Hill

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All abilities





Walk a stretch of the stunning South Downs Way from Butser Hill Nature Reserve. The South Downs way is an ancient trail running 160km from Winchester to Eastbourne. It can be attempted in one go, or in stages, or you can simply enjoy the scenery on a short circular or 'there-and back' walk. From Butser Hill you can explore the Nature Reserve and Queen Elizabeth Country Park. You can also follow the South Downs Way west towards Old Winchester Hill and Beacon Hill, or East into Sussex. There is ample parking, accessible toilets and a cafe

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General Information
Free entry

Free public use.

Suitable for dogs

Dogs welcome.

Refreshments available on site.

There is a cafe at the car park and another down in Queen Elizabeth Country Park

Disabled Toilets available

Toilets available on site, including accessible toilets


Camp nearby at Upper Parsonage Farm


For more information on the Southdowns way visit South Downs National Park Website

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Paid parking

Plenty of paid parking, including accessible parking.

Not easily accessible by public transport.

Not easily accessible by public transport.


Buriton, Petersfield GU31 5SP, UK


Grid Reference: SU 71266 20069