Blackcap

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.

Blackcap

What's on

Upcoming events

Green woodworking at Frog Firle Farm

Sat 16 Feb 2019
10:00-13:00
Come and learn to make a traditional stool using rural woodworking techniques.

February half-term Solar System discovery trail

Sat 16 Feb 2019
10:00-15:30
Follow the clues about the solar system and discover what makes Birling Gap a great place to view the night sky with our self-guided trail. Collect trail sheets from the visitor centre.

Spring Beachclean at Birling Gap

Sun 03 Mar 2019
13:00-15:00
Help clean the beach and survey our litter with us and the Marine Conservation Society.

Cadbury Easter Egg hunt

Sat 06 Apr 2019
10:30-16:00
Follow the clues, answer the questions, complete the challenges and be rewarded with a chocolate Cadbury's Easter egg.

50 Things to do before your 11 3/4 by the sea

Mon 27 May 2019
10:00-15:00
Come down to the visitor centre at Birling Gap, pick up a tracker pack and uncover the creatures of the beach

50 things to do before your 11 3/4 - Tracker packs and advice

Mon 29 Jul 2019
09:00-17:00
Pop down to the visitor centre to collect your 50 things booklet and then see how many activities you can complete.