Marley Common

A landscape view of the heather in bloom over Marley Common

Coconut-scents, purple heather and intimate woodland walks

Marley Common

Things to see and do

Marley view point looking out over the Milland valley.

Walks in and around Marley Common 

Discover Marley common and its surroundings. Wander peacefully through heaths, woodlands and meadows.

Upcoming events

Nightjar walk on Black Down

Mon 06 Jun 2016
21:30-23:00
Spend a high Summer evening in search of the elusive Nightjar on a guided walk lead by National Trust Ranger Spike Brooker

Big Camp up on Black Down

Sat 16 Jul 2016
13:00-23:00
Come and take part in a truly wild camping experience on Black Down.

Countryside Crafts Day 2016

Sat 23 Jul 2016
10:30-16:00
Bring the family down to the farm for traditional craft demonstrations and with opportunities to join in.

Community apple pressing day 2016

Sat 24 Sep 2016
10:30-16:00
Join in a free, family-friendly apple day at Swan Barn Farm. Bring along your own apples and join in using our fantastic heritage press and scratter to make your own apple juice and cider.
Marley Common

Get involved

Three volunteers stard in a woodland huddled round a white sweep net examining the contents for insects

Join the team 

There's always something to do behind the scenes at Black Down and we wouldn't be able to get it all done without our fantastic team of volunteers. There are many volunteering opportunities to choose from and we always welcome new members to our friendly team.