Devil's Dyke

Sunset looking north from Devil's Dyke, South Downs, West Sussex
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What's on

Upcoming events

Basketmaking at Saddlescombe

Sat 24 Feb 2018
10:00-16:00
An introduction into this ancient craft using willow.

Mother's Day Baking at Saddlescombe Farm

Sun 11 Mar 2018
11:00-14:30
Join us to experience making bread or pizzas in a traditional clay oven. Bake directly on the oven floor and without a thermometer!

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sat 31 Mar 2018
11:00-15:00
Fun for all the family. Come along anytime between 11am and 3pm to collect your quiz sheet and map. Find the plastic eggs around the Dyke to solve the clues. All participants receive a Cadbury chocolate.

Easter Egg Rolling Competition

Mon 02 Apr 2018
10:45-12:00
Bring your own hand decorated hard boiled egg and try your luck at this Easter custom

Saddlescombe Farm Open Day

Sun 22 Apr 2018
10:30-16:00
Discover this ancient downland farm that was once owned by the Knights Templars.

Pizza making in clay oven at Saddlescombe Farm

Mon 28 May 2018
10:30-13:30
Make your own pizza from scratch on Bank Holiday Monday. Top it with herbs grown at Saddlescombe Farm, watch it bake in our clay oven and then eat it with the swallows darting above you. The event includes a short tour of farm.
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Get involved

Volunteers watch a pile of scrub burn on a countryside site as they clear the woody material to allow the more fragile chalk grassland to flourish

Volunteer with us 

Whether you're looking to make a difference, learn a new skill or meet like-minded people, there are plenty of opportunities to share your skills and talents as part of our team of volunteers.

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History

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Learning

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Our work

Elephant hawk moth resting on a National Trust logo

Wildlife discoveries and work at Saddlescombe Farm 

Find out more about the wildlife and work carried out by the ranger team at Saddlescombe Farm, nestled in the shadow of Newtimber Hill.

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Places to stay

The exterior of Saxon Cottage, Steyning, Sussex

A perfect Sussex holiday retreat 

If you are looking for a perfect holiday getaway why not visit Saxon Cottage? Nestled in the heart of the historic market town of Steyning in the South Downs, this delightful thatched cottage offers an idyllic setting for a country stay.