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

Adventurer Week - 50 Things to do before you're 11 3/4

Wed 26 Jul 2017
This week is all about becoming an adventurer with a self led trail to fly a kite, roll down a big hill and climb a tree as well as activities in the garden area

Rockpool Adventure - July

Fri 28 Jul 2017
Come on a group-led rockpooling activity in this wonderful marine conservation zone and complete 50 things activiites for Adventurer week

Fossil Making - 50 Things Discoverer

Fri 04 Aug 2017
Become an archaeologist and create your very own clay fossils in our learning room as part of our 50 Things Discoverer Week. Then collect your 50 Things stickers and scrapbook.

Seven Sisters Archaeology walks - Belle Tout

Sun 06 Aug 2017
Come and discover the fascinating history through the ages of this amazing coastal site overlooking the Seven Sisters.

Build a mini raft & race - 50 Things "Explorer"

Fri 11 Aug 2017
AHOY THERE! Build a mini raft and race it with us for a mini raft adventure. Take your finished raft to the beach to race.

Bug hunting - 50 Things "Tracker"

Thu 17 Aug 2017
Come and join us for a bug hunting expedition. Using a net and running around, what little critters can you catch in our meadow on Belle Tout?