A trig point stands against the skyline at 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

Green woodworking at Frog Firle Farm

Sat 06 Apr 2019
Come and learn to make a traditional stool using rural woodworking techniques.

Cadbury Easter Egg hunt

Sat 06 Apr 2019
Immerse yourself in the wild, complete your nature diary and receive a chocolate egg

Rockpool Adventure

Sat 27 Apr 2019
Come and explore the rockpools at Birling Gap with us on your day out at the coast, great fun for all the family.

Seven Sisters archaeology walks - Crowlink coastal walk

Sun 28 Apr 2019
Come and discover the fascinating history through the ages of the iconic Seven Sisters cliffs on an informative circular walk from Birling Gap.

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.

50 Things to do before you're 11 3/4 by the sea

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