South Downs

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South Downs

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(Placename) a range of low hills in S England, extending from E Hampshire to East Sussex: declared a national park in 2009

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n.pl.
a range of low hills, from Hampshire to East Sussex, in S England.
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The hills stood out above its radiance, as Fiesole stands above the Tuscan Plain, and the South Downs, if one chose, were the mountains of Carrara.
Challenger's house was on the very edge of the hill, and from its southern face, in which was the study window, one looked across the vast stretch of the weald to where the gentle curves of the South Downs formed an undulating horizon.
In this way they urged their slow and painful course to the south down John Day's Creek, until it lost itself in a swamp.
From rolling hills to bustling market towns, the South Downs is full of breathtaking views and excellent countryside gems.
This section of public bridleway forms part of the south downs way national trail (sdw), a 100 mile long-distance path that spans the entire length of the south downs national park.
The South Downs and Meon Valley have a rolling beauty that doesn't scream or shout but they are still lovely spots to spend time in.
There are lots of reasons to go to the South Downs, whether to see the setting for Richard Adams' classic novel Watership Down or the stunning scenery in the often-repeated documentary on the area presented by parish priest Peter Owen-Jones.
The discovery of large scale farming from before the Roman invasion in the South Downs National Park suggests a degree of civilisation closer to ancient Greece, Egypt or Rome than what is known of prehistoric Britain, archaeologists said.
Faye Greenwell, a former Whitley Bay High School pupil, is one of 14 intrepid wives and girlfriends of Royal Marines taking part in a yomp across the South Downs National Park.
MAID IN RIO should make light of a 3lb penalty for his Ascot romp last Friday to land the Goodwood Stakes (1.55) on the South Downs today.
The fake flock was installed at the junction on the A283 in Shoreham at the end of November to reflect the South Downs National Park status.
could cause to the area, which is part of the South Downs National Park.