Southdowns at Night

Date: 30-31 October 2021

Duration: 2 days

Registration fee: £35

Fundraising target: £325 minimum sponsorship (other entry options are available)

Push yourself to the limit on this unique night time trek through the South Downs National Park.

Find out more and join the team

Starting at 8pm from Brighton and 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. Walking until morning, in groups of 10-15, you'll cover a marathon distance of 42km, including the famous white cliffs of the Seven Sisters, before ending your gruelling hike at Beachy Head on top of England's highest chalk cliffs. As dawn breaks, your hard work will be rewarded with breathtaking views across the South Downs.

Every penny you raise will mean we can be there to help more animals when they need us most. Together we can make sure animals are cared for, protected and given a second chance in a loving home.


  • Trek the South Downs National Park overnight
  • Negotiate rolling hills and cliff tops
  • A marathon distance trek, at night
  • Watch the sunrise over the white cliffs of the Seven Sisters
  • Enjoy a celebration breakfast after your challenge

How we'll support you

We'll be there to help you every step of the way. If you join Team Animal you'll receive:

  • Team Animal trekking t-shirt
  • Dedicated fundraising support from our friendly events team
  • Fundraising materials to help you reach your target
  • Helpful training advice for your trek
  • A Facebook page to chat to your fellow trekkers
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