Cuckmere Valley

Sunset lends stunning colours to the winding Cuckmere meanders

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

Cuckmere Valley

Things to see and do

Wonderful walks 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

Downland view of flowers and skyline on Harting Hill

Celebrating National Meadows Day on the South Downs 

Visitors to the South Downs on Saturday 1 July are invited to join in and celebrate our wild flowers and grassland on National Meadows Day.

Upcoming events

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

Mon 24 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?