South Downs Odyssey
Odýssey n. a long, wandering and eventful journey!

The South Downs - did you know?  

Names of the Seven Sisters hills  

Erosion of the Seven Sisters
since 1874

The ups and downs of the South Downs Way

Buzzards on the Downs

Farmland Bird Survey 2015

Cliff retreat at Seaford Head
1974-1938-1962-2000

Retreat rate in m/yr


Retreat rates have been calculated for three intervals shown in the map.
Air photo in the background purely for illustration


Data from 3rd year project by Greg Baker (2002)