Views north over the Weald from Blackcap South Downs

Important notice -

Important notice - Please remember that fires and BBQs are not permitted and cause a serious fire risk during this hot & dry weather. Thank you

A classic downland experience with secret woodland glades

More about this place

A marbled white butterfly nectaring on a greater knapweed flower head

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

Introduction to Geology and Erosion

Sat 06 Oct 2018
Love Birling Gap where the Downs meets the sea? Join our friendly team for an interactive, beginner’s guide to Geology and Erosion to find out more about this landscape.

Seven Sisters archaeology walks - Seven Sisters circular

Sun 21 Oct 2018
Come and discover the fascinating history through the ages of the iconic Seven Sisters cliffs on an informative circular walk from Birling Gap.

Christmas Wreath Making

Wed 05 Dec 2018
Learn a new skill and create a unique wreath for your home using materials collected by our ranger team.