Downland, Downs, or The Downs may refer to:



In the 'hill' context, the word 'down' derives from Celtic (Gaelic or Welsh) dun "hill, hill fort".
  • Downland, a geographical feature


  • Darling Downs, Queensland, a farming region on the western slopes of the Great Dividing Range in southern Queensland


  • The Downs (ship anchorage), sea area between Goodwin Sands and the East Kent coast
  • The Downs, Bristol, a public open space in Bristol, England
  • The Downs, County Westmeath, a rural community about 5 miles east of Mullingar, Republic of Ireland
  • The North Downs, England, the counterpart of the South Downs. The two are often referred to as a collective term
  • The South Downs, England, the counterpart of the North Downs
  • The Downs, a large grassy area on the University of Nottingham's University Park Campus
  • The Downs, White Horse Hills, England
  • Downs (townland, County Westmeath), a townland in Taghmon civil parish, barony of Corkaree, County Westmeath, Republic of Ireland
  • Downs, County Laois, a townland in County Laois, Republic of Ireland
  • Downs, County Tyrone, a townland in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland
  • North Wessex Downs AONB, England

    North America

  • Downs, Illinois, a village in the United States
  • Downs, Kansas, a small city in the United States
  • The Downs, a hilly peninsula in Ferryland, Newfoundland and Labrador


  • The Downs School (disambiguation), name of three schools


  • Down syndrome or Down's syndrome, a human hereditary/congenital/genetic disorder


  • Downs (surname)


  • Downs cell, a vessel used for manufacturing pure magnesium


  • Downs Light Railway, the world's oldest private miniature railway; located in Worcestershire, England