Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

A misty morning at Saddlescombe Farm, seen from Newtimber Hill
Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Things to see and do

A misty morning view of the Saddlescombe Farm buildings from Newtimber Hill, with rolling downland beyond to the horizon.

Countrylife and wildlife 

Whether you're a keen cyclist, a fervent hiker or are quite happy having a spot of tea whilst admiring the English countryside, there really is something for everyone in this scenic part of West Sussex.

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

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.
Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Wildlife

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

History

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Learning

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Get involved

A group of volunteers, including local children wearing safety goggles, clear scrub from the side of Newtimber Hill

Join the team 

Do you want to help look after one of the best downland estates in Britain? Make new friends, learn about the estate and volunteer with the National Trust.

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Eating

enjoy the fresh food at the Hiker's Rest

Hiker's Rest tea room 

Enjoy the fresh food at the Hiker's rest tea room (not NT)

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Places to stay

Staying here at Saddlescombe