South Downs at night

A group of walkers with sticks stand in front of a sunset

Push yourself to the limit on this unique night-time trek through the South Downs National Park. Following part of the famous South Downs Way, you’ll battle fatigue, the elements and the demanding terrain of one of southern England’s newest national parks.

The challenge

Location: Brighton, Sussex
Distance: 42km
Start date: 14 November 2020
End date: 15 November 2020

Walking until morning, you’ll cover a marathon distance of 42km, including the famous white cliffs of the Seven Sisters, before ending your gruelling hike on top of England’s highest chalk cliffs. As dawn breaks, your hard work will be rewarded with breath-taking views across the South Downs.


  • Relieve stress
  • Improve fitness
  • Get social with friends.

Your fundraising options

Option 1 – Self-funding

Pay a £1 registration fee + £119 by 5 weeks before the event.

Raise as much as you can for CPRE!

Option 2 – Minimum sponsorship

Pay a £1 registration fee + £250 in fundraising to CPRE by 7 weeks before the event.

Registration is available on the Charity Challenge website. Select CPRE, the countryside charity as your chosen charity during the sign-up phase.

Sign up now!