Views north over the Weald from Blackcap South Downs

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 walks - Belle Tout circular

Sun 26 May 2019
Come and discover the fascinating history through the ages of this amazing coastal site overlooking the Seven Sisters.

Half-term, family beach treasure hunt

Mon 27 May 2019
Pick up your tracker pack from our ranger station then see what you uncover on the beach

Half-term rockpool detectives (self-led)

Mon 27 May 2019
Come down to the beach at Birling Gap, pick up a tracker pack and guides and uncover the creatures of the beach.

Seven Sisters archaeology walks - Gayles farm circular

Sun 23 Jun 2019
Come and discover the fascinating history of RAF Friston, Crowlink coastguard cottages and the ancient history behind the Seven Sisters

Rockpool Adventure

Sat 29 Jun 2019
Come and explore the rockpools at Birling Gap with us on your day out at the coast, great fun for all the family.

Frog Firle Farm Open Day

Sun 21 Jul 2019
An fun family open farm day at a traditional Sussex Farm in the Cuckmere Valley. Come and enjoy games, wildlife, cream teas and more...