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

Living on the edge - 5000 years by the sea - an exhibition

Sat 10 Dec 2016
The archaeology of the Seven Sisters covers thousands of years, telling a complex story of continuous human occupation along this dramatic coastline. This exhibition details the incredible findings of the Seven Sisters Archaeology Project .

Father Christmas and family fun activities

Sat 10 Dec 2016
Come along and visit Father Christmas in his grotto, and join in with some of the free self guided family craft activities in the visitor centre.

From white horses to to wine - a post Christmas walk...

Wed 28 Dec 2016
Blow away the Christmas cobwebs with this warming walk taking in the new trail on our neighbouring Rathfinny Wine Estate

Stargazing week

Sat 11 Feb 2017
A week of stargazing fun and family activities.

Stargazing night

Sat 11 Feb 2017
An evening gazing at the stars with our professional space communicator.

Springtime spinning workshop

Thu 23 Feb 2017
Spin a bracelet, make a sheep or try weaving wool at our drop-in workshop.