Views north over the Weald from Blackcap South Downs

A classic downland experience with secret woodland glades


Things to see and do

A bee orchid in the grass at Burton Bradstock

Woodland and Weald views 

Enjoy a walk far from the crowds, find a sunken track lined with flowers, a hilltop panorama, and the myriad colours of a secret woodland


What's on

Upcoming events

Stargazing - Daytime Planetarium

Sat 11 Feb 2017
Visit our daytime planetarium and learn about the wonders of space and the solar system.

Stargazing night

Sat 11 Feb 2017
An evening gazing at the stars with our professional space communicator.

Stargazing - Comet Making Workshop

Wed 15 Feb 2017
Have a go at making your own comet and learn about how they are formed.

Springtime spinning workshop

Thu 23 Feb 2017
Spin a bracelet, make a sheep or try weaving wool at our drop-in workshop.

Green woodworking at Frog Firle Farm

Sat 18 Mar 2017
Come and learn to make a traditional stool using rural woodworking techniques.

Rockpool adventure - April

Sun 02 Apr 2017
Join the Rangers in discovering the fascinating life in the rock pools at Birling Gap - you could discover a whole new world of fantastic creatures and wonderful wildlife out there.....