The South Downs Way: Winchester to Eastbourne, described in both directions (4th Edition) (UK Edition)
The South Downs Way National Trail is a 100 mile (160km) walkbetween Eastbourne and Winchester, staying within the gloriousSouth Downs National Park for its entire length.Presented here in 12 stages of up to 12 miles (19km), the routeis described in both east-west and west-east. A waymarked trailwith very few stiles, it can be walked at any time of year andmakes a good introduction to long-distance walking. Step-by-steproute descriptions are illustrated with extracts from OS 1:50,000mapping for every stage, and a separate, conveniently sized bookletwith 1:25,000 maps for the entire route is included. The guideprovides detailed practical information on getting to the trail,and facilities and accommodation en route.The South Downs Way offers easy walking on ancient andhistorical tracks, and showcases the beautiful countryside of theSouth Downs, taking in wooded areas, delightful river valleys andpretty villages. Highlights include Beachy Head, the mysteriousLong Man of Wilmington, Clayton Windmills and the ancient cathedralcity of Winchester.