Things to see & do

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Discover Slindon's former grandeur and secrets, and celebrate its natural history, all year round. The flaming torch walk, Halloween walk of doom, mini-beast safari and Slindon’s secret bluebells are unmissable.

March highlights

Enjoy primroses among the first flowers of the year  © NT/ Katie Archer

Enjoy the early spring sunshine, take a picnic up to the Folly and enjoy the views and Primroses blossoming on the grassy south facing banks.

April highlights

Slindon is a perfect place to come and see this years lambs  © NT/Graham Welfare

In April the fields around the village become filled with springy lambs. Visit Gatson Farm’s Open Lambing Event to get a closer look and a tractor driven guided tour.

May highlights

Badgers love to nibble on our plants in the garden © National Trust

Take an evening stroll in the woods around Gumber to catch a glimpse of a trotting badger, out in search of a meal. You may even be lucky enough to see one of this year’s cubs.

Don't miss

  • The magnificent spring flowers at Park Lane car park and parkland
  • The nationally famed spectacular village pumpkin display in Autumn
  • Views of the Isle of Wight, Chichester Cathedral & Halanaker Windmill
  • Gaston Farm's spring lambing event
  • Slindon Pottery hidden in the old carpenter's workshop on Top Road
  • The farmers' market at Coronation Hall, last Thursday of every month
  • The flint folly with commanding views of the estate and coastal plain

Stane Street and Gumber Lynchetts

 © Bob Epsom

Take a beautiful walk around the Slindon Estate, enjoying the archaeological features. These include the Roman road of Stane Street, the Leper's Path and the traces of Iron Age agriculture at Gumber Lynchetts.

Slindon Estate circular walk

Stane Street near Eartham, crossed by oak roots © Katie Archer

This walk captures the scale, depth and variety of the Slindon Estate. It's a really good winter walk, and not just because it's mostly firm underfoot with vistas that open up through the bare trees.

Slindon medieval park walk

This circular 1-mile (3km) walk goes around Slindon's medieval deer park, following the route of its 'Pale'. Or take a look at our other walks on the left.