Facilities & access


  • Free parking at Summer Down Road; pay & display parking at Devil's Dyke. £2 all day, National Trust members and Blue Badge holders park free. Suitable for coaches
  • Toilets available in Devil's Dyke car park
  • There are no picnic tables, but picnickers are welcome. Please take your litter home
  • Refreshments - there is a pub next to the car park at the top of Devil's Dyke. If you spend £10 or more on food, you'll be reimbursed for your parking fee at Devil's Dyke car park
  • Lots of footpaths to explore. 'Delve into the Dyke', a self-guided walks leaflet is available from the pub or our information trailer
  • The South Downs Way runs alongside the Devil's Dyke
  • A network of bridleways criss-cross the Devil's Dyke estate and offer great cycling for both novice riders and more experienced mountain-bikers
  • Model aircraft flying takes place east of the white markers near the Devil's Dyke car park
  • A permanent orienteering course (novice to expert level) explores the beautiful downland and woodland around Devil's Dyke. A map is available for £1 from our information trailer
  • Devil's Dyke is one of Europe's finest sites for paragliding and hang-gliding
  • Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on leads where signs indicate livestock are grazing

Family & children

  • Family Discovery Packs are available from the National Trust information trailer during weekends and some weekdays (April - September) to hire for £2 plus deposit


  • Mobility parking in the Devil's Dyke car park (three spaces)
  • Accessible toilet with RADAR key located in the Devil's Dyke car park
  • Gentle, grassy paths near the Devil's Dyke car park are easily accessible
  • There are steeper chalky paths, with steps and stiles, as you venture further afield
  • The naturally uneven woodland routes, can be muddy after wet weather