The South Downs
extends from Hampshire to East Sussex and is in easy reach of Surrey foror a weekend break.
Nestling on the edge of the South Downs
, the Hambledon Vineyard has won a raft of awards and its sparkling wines have been favourably compared to those of the Champagne region in France.
The South Downs
National Park covers a vast area, with the famous Way covering 100 miles of footpaths and bridleways.
Trevor Beattie, chief executive of the South Downs
National Park Authority, said: "The Lidar survey lets us peel back the woodland cover from the National Park to reveal archaeology both hidden, and protected, by the trees.
The Since 1664 Yomp is an event in which fundraisers and fitness fanatics march or walk non-stop for 166.4km from Winchester to Eastbourne, across the South Downs
A spokeswoman for the South Downs
Society said: "It is going to be a fairly
The finest sight in racing, with Goodwood runners against the backdrop of the South Downs
The findings of the inspector conducting the public inquiry into the South Downs
supported the designation of a national park which covered different types of landscape.
A NEW National Park in the South Downs
finally got the go-ahead yesterday more than 60 years after the area was first earmarked for protected status.
Ms Benn said: "Having considered the inspector's report and recommendations carefully, and agreed that the statutory criteria are met, I have decided that the South Downs
including the so-called Western Weald should be confirmed as a National Park.
THE Government should honour a proposal to make the South Downs
a national park, the Campaign to Protect Rural England said today.
But the conditions weren't severe enough to prevent Tom Tupper, whose farming roots on the South Downs
go back to 1811, from venturing up to 225-metre Bignor Hill to check on his herd of very special, and some might say ecologically important, sheep.