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April 1st, 2020
While we are being asked to stay indoors, we believe the South Downs National Park still has an important role to play in supporting the health and well-being of the nation. Our National Parks were created to provide breathing spaces for all of us. Staying connected with nature and the countryside is important, even if … Continue reading Staying connected with nature and the National Park
March 1st, 2019
A student at Seaford College writes about his involvement in conserving the special qualities and habitats of the South Downs. Living in the South Downs National Park, we are surrounded by beautiful countryside and anyone can play a part in protecting this wonderful corner of Britain. Six years ago, I got involved in a local … Continue reading An Education Worth Passing On
April 6th, 2018
Is your class ready for an adventure in their National Park? The South Downs Way National Trail covers 160km of stunning scenery, from the ancient cathedral city of Winchester to the white chalky cliffs of the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head. A perfect place for Outdoor Classroom Day, sign up to the movement. Use our guide … Continue reading A South Downs Way adventure
December 4th, 2017
We are pleased to be hosting the 6th annual schools’ conference at Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre on Wednesday 21 March 2018. Booking is open to all primary and secondary teachers, governors and senior leaders from schools in and around the South Downs National Park. Inspiring key-note speakers and hands on workshops make this conference a … Continue reading BOOK YOUR SPACE at the 2018 Schools’ Conference
October 25th, 2017
Autumn is a fantastic time to explore the South Downs, crunchy leaves in the forests, frost on the heathland, moody mists across the chalk hills and warm fires inside stately homes. Read on to see why you should be planning a trip over the next 3 months. A lot of sites will be offering discounts outside of … Continue reading 7 reasons to visit the South Downs with your class this autumn