For a great start or finish for the South Downs Way

Just a couple of minutes walk from the Western end of the South Downs Way, John Holder’s B&B is the perfect place to make your start- or celebrate the end of your adventure in the south country. 

  • If you leave a car at Eastbourne, you can get to and fro by train
  • Close to the railway station and Winchester coach stop. Easy to travel here without a car.
  • Overnight storage for bikes
  • Near shops for stocking up for your picnic lunches.
  • Many pubs and great restaurants nearby
  • Hearty, healthy, early breakfasts available
  • Triple room plus two others ideal for parties
  • Other city centre B&Bs suggested if fully booked
  • Luggage transfer can be arranged through South Downs Discovery.
  • Near pharmacies for blisters and bandages
  • Taxi and public transport info advice

Useful Links:

South Downs Discovery including itineraries and luggage transfer

Short Holiday Breaks – “Walk and Cycle”

South Downs National Park

South Downs Way National Trail

South Downs Certificate

SDW Accommodation guide

Sustrans Map including route of South Downs Way

Winchester weather weeks forecast

Bus Service 67 Winchester – Petersfield via villages