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South Downs Scenic Drive

Eastbourne - Lewes - Brighton - Arundel - Petworth - Chichester

Expect on your South Downs Scenic Drive Itinerary

Security Security
Landscape Landscape
Benefit-stress ratio Benefit-stress ratio
Comfort Comfort
Road conditions Road conditions
Beach Beach
Urban life Urban life
Historical sites Historical sites
ACTIVATE MAP Stages5 km180 h/stage0.8

Best months to drive South Downs Scenic Drive

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VII VIII IX X XI XII

Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a South Downs Scenic Drive in England?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 38EUR drive & more 25EUR sleep & more 66EUR eat & more 72EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 163EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 201EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 60EUR drive & more 25EUR sleep & more 132EUR eat & more 96EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 253EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 313EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 105EUR drive & more 38EUR sleep & more 187EUR eat & more 144EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 369EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 474EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 225EUR drive & more 38EUR sleep & more 33EUR eat & more 72EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 143EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 368EUR
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South Downs Itinerary

number of days 1 number of days
route length 180 km route length
budget fair budget
good for tourist good for
traffic direction on the left traffic direction
accident level moderate accident level

START Eastbourne

Distance 180 km Driving time 4.1 h Pace: slow Airports LGW , LHR
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1 Eastbourne - Lewes

Distance 40 km Driving time 1.0 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
dining venues scenic road sections of narrow road accommodation options interesting  historic site
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2 Lewes - Brighton

Distance 28 km Driving time 0.7 h Pace: slow View map Itinerary
dining venues scenic road sections of narrow road EV charging station accommodation options junction of road trips interesting  historic site interesting cultural site
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3 Brighton - Arundel

Distance 47 km Driving time 1.1 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
dining venues scenic road sections of narrow road accommodation options interesting  historic site
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4 Arundel - Petworth

Distance 25 km Driving time 0.6 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
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5 Petworth - Chichester

Distance 40 km Driving time 0.8 h Pace: modest View map Itinerary
EV charging station dining venues scenic road sections of narrow road interesting  historic site accommodation options
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  Chichester

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South Downs Summary

Facts for safer driving in England

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.8
max speed urban max speed urban 48 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 96 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 112 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime off
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher no
tolls tolls yes
seat belts seat belts yes

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