Things to see & do

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What's on

Saddlescombe hosts two open days in April and September. There are numerous other events around Saddlescombe Farm, Newtimber, Devil's Dyke and Wolstonbury Hill throughout the year. Why don't you join us?

January highlights

A snowy day on Newtimber Hill © Graham Wellfare

If it snows the top of Newtimber becomes a bleak but awe-inspiring place.

February highlights

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

A warm February day might bring out some hibernating butterflies, like the brimstone.


March highlights

A view of Devil’s Dyke in the mist from Newtimber © Graham Wellfare

Hanging mists can be spectacular - particularly looking through to Devil's Dyke valley from Newtimber hill

Don't miss

  • Our busy open days with a whole host of activities and demonstrations
  • A cream tea at the Hiker's Rest café
  • A walk through Newtimber's ancient woodland
  • A walk on Newtimber in August when the hill is alive with butterflies
  • A circular walk to Devil's Dyke and back
  • Newtimber in autumn when the hill is purple with devil's bit scabious