Photo of lighthouse along white cliff

The chalk headland of Beachy Head, part of South Downs National Park, towers above a lighthouse.

Photograph by David Bleeker, Alamy

Name: South Downs National Park

Location: England

Date Established: 2010

Size: 631 square miles (1,648 square kilometers)

Did You Know?

England's Newest National Park The South Downs are a line of rolling hills that run roughly parallel to England’s southeast coast and create a landscape of open heath and chalk grasslands, 400-year-old oak woods, and dramatic coastline—highlighted by the towering cliffs of Seven Sisters and Beachy Head. South Downs is le