Things to see & do

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What's on

We host a range of walks from nightjar spotting to autumnal strolls. Please check our events listing for further details.

January highlights

Look out for crossbills as you walk along the ridge ©

Along the ridge and near ponds you may see crossbills and the rarer parrot crossbill or you may catch sight of a great grey shrike on the western side of the ridge.

February highlights

Buzzard in flight © N.E.Wildlife

Crisp, bright days- see the whole of the Weald and the sea. A spectacular view can be had on clear bright days. The buzzard with its cat-like call can be seen circling above searching for small mammals.

March highlights

Adder basking in the sun © Malcolm Fisher

Awakening of reptiles adders Early spring days awaken adders and other reptiles from hibernation on the south western slopes. Walking along the woodland rides you will see butterflies fluttering in the sun.

Big Camp event

Come and take part in a truly wild camping experience on Black Down. Take a night walk and listen for bats and the elusive nightjar, settle down next to the campfire and sleep under the stars.