Devil's Dyke

Views over Devil's Dyke in autumn
Stargazing

Winter family fun at Devil's Dyke & Saddlescombe Farm 

Winter has plenty to offer the active family, so wrap up warm, head out, and have some fun.

Evening light on Summerdown

Winter wildlife at Devil's Dyke 

It might be winter but the outdoors still beckons. The views from Devil's Dyke are at their clearest in the cold air and you will see for miles.

Close up of hawthorn berries

Devil's Dyke walking trails 

The area around Devil's Dyke is perfect for taking a walk. Follow one of our dedicated trails and enjoy beautiful views of the Sussex countryside.

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What's on

Wreath making

Christmas wreath walk at Saddlescombe Farm

Take a festive walk and collect your holly and ivy. Return to historic Saddlescombe farm to make your very own Christmas decorations in our newly opened learning space. Log burning stove, mulled apple juice, mince pies and roast chestnuts will all be included.

Upcoming events

Christmas wreath walk at Saddlescombe farm

Mon 17 Dec 2018
10:00-12:00
Create your own Christmas wreath with materials collected from the downs. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

Half term pizza making at Saddlescombe Farm

Fri 22 Feb 2019
10:00-13:00
Join us to experience making pizzas in a traditional clay oven. Bake directly on the oven floor and without a thermometer!

Foundation course in the pole lathe

Fri 15 Mar 2019
10:00-16:00
Join us in our green woodworking barn at Saddlescombe for specialist tuition in the pole lathe with the Amberley Bodger Colin Wells.

Mother's Day Baking at Saddlescombe Farm

Sun 31 Mar 2019
10:00-13:00
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 at Devil's Dyke

Sat 20 Apr 2019
11:00-15:00
Fun for all the family. Come along to Devil's Dyke 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 at Devil's Dyke

Mon 22 Apr 2019
10:45-12:00
Bring your own hand decorated hard boiled egg and try your luck at this Easter custom
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History

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Our work

Elephant hawk moth resting on a National Trust logo

News from Devil's Dyke and Saddlescombe  

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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