Things to see & do

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What's on

Take a look at our events calendar to see what's on this winter.

January highlights

A snowy day on Devil’s Dyke © Graham Wellfare

Snow can transform the Dyke into a winter wonderland. Perhaps one of the best places sledge or even ski on the South Downs.


February highlights

Brimstone male butterfly on a dandelion © National Trust/Matthew Oates

On warm sunny days you might glimpse the brimstone butterfly emerging form hibernation.

March highlights

Enjoy the magical view of Devil’s Dyke in the morning © Pamela Yee

Early spring mists hanging in the valley are an unforgetable sight.


Don't miss

  • The view through the valley to Saddlescombe farm
  • The meadow in summer - a carpet of flowers and a haven for insects
  • The hangliders when the wind is from the north
  • A walk to historic Saddlescombe farm
  • A walk through the woods in spring where bluebells and orchids thrive
  • The sea of pink orchids in the valley in June