Cuckmere Valley

Sunset lends stunning colours to the winding Cuckmere meanders

Important notice -

There is a high fire risk at this time of year which can cause damage to wildlife and the habitat here. Please do not light any fires or barbecues anywhere on site. Thank you

Flower-rich chalk grassland with stunning views of the Cuckmere River

Wonderful walks at Cuckmere Valley

A close up image of a tiny frog in the hands of a child

Start your '50 things to do before you're 11¾' adventure at Cuckmere Valley

From flying a kite to going on a nature walk at night, , your next adventure awaits. Experience ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ with the whole family at Cuckmere Valley.

Cuckmere Valley


A school group sits perchd on top of the downs enjoying far reaching views over river valleys, downland and woodland

Plan your class visit 

With workshops from bug hunting to river studies available for you to choose from, we'll ensure that your group of students have a fantastic day filled with learning and fun activities.

Cuckmere Valley

What's on

Upcoming events

50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 - Bug and bird safari

Mon 19 Aug 2019
Collect your tracker pack, then venture out to explore in the countryside.

50 things to do before you're 11 3/4 - Beach scavenger hunt tracker packs

Wed 21 Aug 2019
Pick up your tracker pack and see what you can uncover on the beach.

Summer butterflies on the Downs

Fri 23 Aug 2019
Join NT rangers in the search for chalk down land butterflies

Seven Sisters archaeology walks - Gayles farm circular

Sun 25 Aug 2019
Come and discover the fascinating history of RAF Friston, Crowlink coastguard cottages and the ancient history behind the Seven Sisters

Rockpool Adventure

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

Bat Detectorists at Frog Firle Farm

Fri 30 Aug 2019
What bat is that? Find out more about these nocturnal creatures on our farm walk and talk at night with bat detectors.