Facilities & access


  • Please note Saddlescombe farm has only limited opening, there is no parking in the farm.
  • Buildings are only open during Open days and booked visits.
  • Café is open March till December – seasonal closing times.
  • The South Downs Way runs through Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill.
  • There is a campsite for cyclists and walkers. Open April – September.
  • Dogs are welcome, but must be kept on leads where signs indicate livestock are grazing.

Family & children

  • Newtimber Hill is a great spot for a picnic, or just letting the kids run free. There are some spectacular views of the Downs.
  • Visit on Open days and there will be treasure hunts, pigs, and a whole variety of children’s games.


  • Newtimber Hill has steep paths and stiles
  • There are two benches situated on Newtimber Hill, offering superb views across to Devil's Dyke
  • Saddlescombe Farm has rough, uneven tracks but is suitable for most wheelchairs and pushchairs.
  • One accessible toilet for café users only.
  • Access to the Donkey Wheel is over two stiles.