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    43 Reasons Never To Visit The South Downs

    Definitely the worst of Britain's national parks.

    1. The South Downs is just a load of green fields by the sea.

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    2. And it's so small and built up for a national park.

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    That's the South Downs way and it's 100 miles long.

    3. There's no wildlife, it's just all lifeless hills.

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    South Downs ponies.

    4. There's no interesting buildings, just bland little cottages.

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    Hassocks, West Sussex

    5. All those flint walls are so samey.

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    Alciston, East Sussex

    6. There isn't much variety to the scenery.

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    Plumpton, East Sussex

    7. Who would want to hang out in this gnarly wood?

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    That's just near Firle Beacon towards the River Ouse if you fancy it.

    8. This looks like a boring place to go for a walk, no thank you.

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    9. Can't see why anyone would want to go horse riding around here.

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    10. This beach looks so cramped.

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    And it definitely hasn't got the nicest little river path leading to it.

    Exceat Beach, Cuckmere, East Sussex

    11. And the Southdown sheep definitely isn't the cutest, little fluffy-faced sheep.

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    Friston, East Sussex

    12. And all that industrial farming is so ugly.

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    13. All those bails definitely spoil the view.

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    Jevington, East Sussex

    14. And even if you did want to go, there's no where nice to stay.

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    Wouldn't recommend renting these little pods in Lewes for under £30 each.

    15. Definitely don't visit in the winter, it looks terrible.

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    16. Not a great place to go sledging, too many long gentle slopes.

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    17. It's just such a hilly place to go for a walk.

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    Fullking, West Sussex

    18. It's a terrible place to admire the wild flowers.

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    19. All those cliffs are just so... White.

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    Seven Sisters, East Sussex

    20. They're just so underwhelming and mild.

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    Exceat Beach, Cuckmere, East Sussex

    21. Looks like a terrible place to watch the sun rise.

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    Seven Sisters, East Sussex

    22. And it's definitely a terrible place to watch the sun set.

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    Crowlink, The Seven Sisters, East Sussex

    23. Beachy Head might be the tallest sea cliff in the country, but that lighthouse really ruins the view.

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    Beachy Head, East Sussex

    24. Not worth climbing that hill, too much effort.

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    Beachy Head, Seven Sisters, East Sussex

    25. And it's so windy! Who likes wind? No one.

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    Between Crowlink and Birling Gap, Seven Sisters, East Sussex

    26. All those cliffs are so ugly up close.

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    East Sussex, South Downs

    27. If you get bored of the countryside, there aren't any nice towns to visit.

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    28. Wouldn't want to eat fish and chips on that pier.

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    Eastbourne Pier

    29. And you can't get any famous Italian ice cream.

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    Notarianni's ice cream, Eastbourne

    30. All the beaches are shingly, so they're ugly and they hurt your bum.

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    31. And nothing ever happens there.

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    Airbourne, the annual Eastbourne air show.

    32. And Lewes' bonfire night party is just so boring.

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    33. It's such an ugly town anyway.

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    Lewes, East Sussex

    34. And it has absolutely no history.

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    Lewes Castle, Lewes, East Sussex

    35. The South Downs are just too close to Brighton.

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    36. And Brighton is just one big eye sore.

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    37. It has such an ugly sea side.

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    38. It's just so bland and boring.

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    39. No fine dining to speak of.

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    That's "The Seasider" from 24 St. Georges, Brighton.

    40. And definitely not any good fish and chips.

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    41. And you can't get a good 99 anywhere!

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    You definitely can't get a great one every 100 metres.

    42. The South Downs has nothing to offer. That freezing sea doesn't look at all tempting.

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    Birling Gap, East Sussex

    43. It's a genuinely boring place to visit.

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    So stay away.

    Unless you like, amazing scenery, great food, nice beaches, and long walks. But who likes all of those things?