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

Autumn colour walk from Ditchling Beacon to Blackcap

Sun 16 Oct 2016
An undulating walk along the South Downs Way taking in the autumn colors of Ashcombe Bottom.

Coastal walk - Seven Sisters walk via Birling Gap

Sun 23 Oct 2016
Join us for a gorgeous 6 mile circular walk taking in stunning seascapes and views from Gayles Farm, our newest coastal acquisition. Includes a light bite at Birling Gap.

Seven Sisters archaeology walks - Belle Tout

Sun 30 Oct 2016
Come and discover the fascinating history through the ages of this amazing coastal site overlooking the Seven Sisters.

Christmas wreath making

Sun 27 Nov 2016
Make a beautiful Christmas wreath for your front door using natural materials and festive fancies! Using locally harvested materials from our habitat management work, make a fantastically seasonal and decoration.

Father Christmas and family fun activities

Sat 03 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