Devil's Dyke

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

More about this place

Stay and play up on the downs

A male dark green fritillary butterfly suns itself on a child’s hand

Our walking trails

Whether it's butterflies, barrows or beers, there's a walks trail across the downland at Devil's Dyke to suit you.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Baking al fresco at Saddlescombe Farm

Mon 04 Dec 2017
11:00-15:00
Learn how to bake seasonal goodies al fresco in a clay oven the very old fashioned way, often baking directly on the clay oven floor and without a thermometer.....

Christmas wreath walk at Saddlescombe farm

Sat 16 Dec 2017
10:00-12:00
Create your own Christmas wreath with materials collected from the downs. Morning and afternoon sessions available.
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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.