Devil's Dyke

View along the glorious rolling downland of Devil's Dyke
Devil's Dyke

Things to see and do

Delicate wild garlicflowers carpet the floor and fils the air with their deliciously pungent scent

Our walking trails

Take on one of our varied walking trails in the stunning countryside around Devil's Dyke.

Devil's Dyke

What's on

Upcoming events

Wolstonbury Orchid Safari

Sun 12 Jun 2016
10:00-13:00
Discover how centuries of grazing has produced a rich variety of downland flowers and stunning orchids.

Saddlescombe Orchid walk and talk

Tue 21 Jun 2016
10:00-14:00
Orchid expert Peter Lovett is offering a unique experience here at Saddlescombe Farm this year, where those interested in Orchids as a species can learn more about these amazing plants.

The Devil's Dyke fungi hunt - part 1

Fri 07 Oct 2016
09:30-15:00
Join mycologist, Martin Allinson and the National Trust for a day of recording as many species of fungi as possible, across glorious Newtimber Hill on the South Downs, near Brighton.

The Devil's Dyke fungi hunt - Part 2

Fri 14 Oct 2016
09:30-15:00
Join us for a day of recording as many species of fungi as possible, across wonderful Wolstonbury Hill, on the South Downs, near Brighton. An expert mycolgist will be on hand to identify and record all that is found.

Christmas wreath walk at Saddlescombe farm

Mon 19 Dec 2016
10:00-12:00
Create your own Christmas wreath with materials collected from the downs.
Devil's Dyke

Get involved

Volunteers watch a pile of scrub burn on a countryside site as they clear the woody material to allow the more fragile chalk grassland to flourish

Volunteer with us 

Whether you're looking to make a difference, learn a new skill or meet like-minded people, there are plenty of opportunities to share your skills and talents as part of our team of volunteers.

Devil's Dyke

History

Merry-go-round at Devil's Dyke Victorian adventure park

Discover a past of Victorian fun and war games 

Discover how history has shaped Devil's Dyke, from its prehistoric roots to thriving adventure park before being commandeered by the military during the World Wars

Devil's Dyke

Learning