Devil's Dyke

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

2018 Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt logo

Easter fun on the South Downs 

Why not come and join us at one of our properties on the South Downs for some family Easter fun on one of our Cadbury Egg Hunts?

Upcoming events

Cadbury Easter egg hunt

Sat 31 Mar 2018
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
Bring your own hand decorated hard boiled egg and try your luck at this Easter custom

Saddlescombe Farm Open Day

Sun 22 Apr 2018
Discover this ancient downland farm that was once owned by the Knights Templars.

Basketmaking at Saddlescombe

Sat 19 May 2018
An introduction into this ancient craft using willow.

Pizza making in clay oven at Saddlescombe Farm

Mon 28 May 2018
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.

Wolstonbury orchid safari

Sun 10 Jun 2018
Discover how centuries of grazing has produced a rich variety of downland flowers and stunning orchids.
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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.

Colourful summer borders in the gardens at Nymans, West Sussex.

Mid Sussex Association 

The Mid Sussex Association supports local National Trust places including Nymans and Saddlescombe Farm.

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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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