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Arundel Castle offers entry discount to SDS members

For the remainder of the 2013 season Arundel Castle is very kindly offering members of the South Downs Society a discounted admission to the castle and gardens upon production of their own valid membership card. Full details of this excellent […]

South Downs Songs CD launched on Sussex Day

A hugely successful project to teach the traditional songs of the South Downs to a new generation of singers came to an end last Sunday with the launch of a CD at the Weald and Downland Museum. South Downs Songs […]

Woodcraft Courses for Young People

With the help of money from our Ramblers Holidays Charitable Trust grant the South Downs Society has been able to set up a woodland experience course for 20 teenagers from a Gosport pupil referral unit and a Havant secondary school.  […]

Celebratory Walks for the National Park’s 3rd Anniversary

The UK’s newest National Park will be three years old on Monday 1 April and the National Park Society – the South Downs Society – is celebrating with special walks throughout the region. Robert Self, a Society spokesperson, said “For […]

Just what is the role of the rural estate?

Come to St John’s Church Centre, Rowlands Castle on Friday 12 April to discover the answer. At the turn of the 21st century the landscape, the economy and the socio-economics of the South Downs was defined to a large degree […]

All at Sea over Marine Conservation?

“Friends of the National Park”, the South Downs Society, today (25 March) poured lukewarm water over government’s latest plans to protect maritime wildlife. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has been consulting on proposals to create a number […]