South Downs

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South Downs:

see Downs, NorthDowns, North, and South Downs,
parallel ranges of chalk hills, SE England. They rise to 965 ft (294 m) at Leith Hill, Surrey. The North Downs range, extending c.
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, chalk hills, England.
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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 Way.
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 4.
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.