A trig point stands against the skyline at Blackcap, South Downs

Important notice -

There is a high fire risk at this time of year which can cause damage to wildlife and the habitat here. Please do not light any fires or barbecues anywhere on site. Thank you

A classic downland experience with secret woodland glades

More about this place

Blackcap bostal white against the dusk on the South Downs

A walk at Blackcap

Enjoy this secluded gem with sunken bostals, a hidden woodland, views over the Weald and fascinating history.


What's on

Upcoming events

Seven Sisters archaeology beach and lookout walk

Sun 22 Sep 2019
Come and discover the fascinating history through the ages of this amazing coastal site beside the Seven Sisters.

Seven Sisters archaeology walks - Crowlink Circular

Sun 27 Oct 2019
Come and discover the fascinating history of the Crowlink area and find out how things could have been very different without the power of people to save this land from development

Halloween half-term creepy creatures trail

Mon 28 Oct 2019
Follow our indoor trail to discover more about batty bats, wriggly worms, scary spiders and monster moths.

Landscape Writing Clinic with Cole Moreton

Sat 09 Nov 2019
Develop your creative writing style with author and writer Cole Moreton while drawing inspiration from the landscape around Birling Gap

A performance from the Light Keeper by Cole Moreton

Sat 09 Nov 2019
Join award-winning author and broadcaster Cole Moreton with a storytelling, visual and musical performance based on his debut novel, The Light Keeper, set in the stunning landscape around Birling Gap.

Indoor Christmas Fair

Sat 07 Dec 2019
Festive shopping and gifts for all the family under one roof.