Southease is an excellent place to start walking or cycling the South Downs Way. A small rural station within the South Downs National Park with a well-positioned youth hostel and cafe. The pretty village of Southease, listed in the Domesday Book, is a short walk from the station.
Southease is a Community Rail Station
Southease Hostel and Cafe
YHA South Downs is a refurbished Sussex farmhouse and barn located right on the South Downs Way and the Egrets Way cycle path, just a short stroll from Southease railway station. Surrounded by the rolling hills of the South Downs National Park, the site is ideal for exploring by experienced or budding naturalists, or a stop on a longer walk or bike ride.
South Downs National Park
With over 3,300 km of paths, the South Downs National Park offers a diverse, breath-taking landscape. Its green rolling pastures, wide open spaces, ancient woodlands, river valleys and dramatic coastline truly encompass the National Park ethos. Amberley, Arundel and Pulborough stations offer unparalleled access to walks and bike rides, wildlife and heritage.
At Rodmell is Monk's House, the 16th century weather-boarded cottage that was home to Virginia and Leonard Woolf. Full of Bloomsbury treasures, the house reflects its owners and their guests including TS Eliot and EM Forster. The extensive cottage garden, created by Leonard, is gorgeous whatever the weather.
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