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.

May highlights

Belted Galloway cattle © M Bramich

You may notice that our Belted Galloway cattle are no longer on Black Down and have been moved onto grassland over the summer months, allowing the tenant farmer to move his Angus Aberdeen onto the heath.

June highlights

View from the Temple of the Winds at Black Down © NTPL/John Miller

Black Down at this time of year is the perfect spot to bring the family for a summers picnic, soaking up the warm sun whilst overlooking one of the spectacular viewpoints. 

Top photo spots

A great spot for photos

Black Down is a great place for photos. Try a seasonal shot of the Beech hanger, capture the majestic purple heather in flower, or frame the views of the patchwork Weald from the Temple of the Winds.