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Days out in the South Downs by bus

Have you explored the South Downs National Park by bus? It's the best way to do it, grab a seat on the top deck and marvel at the rolling countryside on route to your next destination. 

We have some great connections across the National Park, and made it even easier by listing some great places to visit below. The hardest part will be choosing where you'll go first!

Top 5 on route 60 (Chichester - Midhurst)

 

  1. The South Downs Way - Hop off the bus at Hill Top stop in Cocking. Click here for details. 
  2. Midhurst - Take a stroll along the Riverside walk or visit The South Downs National Park Visitor Centre. It's great if you'd like to pick up any walking guides or information on where to visit next.
  3. Weald and Downland Museum. Find out more here. 
  4. West Dean Gardens. Click to explore the Gardens
  5. Cocking Village - you should visit the Bluebell Community Hub for a bite to eat!
 

Top 5 on route 1 (Worthing - Midhurst)

  1. Petworth House and Park (National Trust). Find out more here.
  2. Langhams Brewery. Check out their website for information on Brewery Tours and events.
  3. Pulborough - The start of the Wild Art Walking Trail to RSPB Pulborough Brooks
  4. Findon Village and access to Cissbury Ring (Iron Age Hill Fort). Click here for details on the Cissbury Ring Walk.
  5. The Serpent Trail long distance path (also passes through Petworth Village). See the trail detail here. 

Click here to view route 1 timetable

 
Petworth Park

Top 5 on route 70 (Guildford - Midhurst)

  1. The National Trust Shottermill Pond. Explore the Millpond and woodland walk.
  2. Dog and Pheasant Pub in Brook. Traditional country pub with garden, supporting local suppliers and producers.
  3. Exploring Midhurst. There's a great selection of local independent shops, and places to stop for a bite to eat. 
  4. Cowdray Ruins. A short walk away from the Community Hospital bus stop, walk around the grounds and why not stop in at the Farm Shop and cafe.
  5. Spread Eagle Hotel and Spa. Why not spend an afternoon relaxing in the pool and enjoying a spa treatment in this wonderful venue.

Click here to view route 70 timetable