Devil's Dyke

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

Things to see and do

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

Butterflying with Matthew Oates

Sun 23 Jul 2017
Join one of the country's leading butterfly experts, Matthew Oates, on one of England's finest butterfly sites - Newtimber Hill.

Wild art and campfire cooking

Wed 26 Jul 2017
Learn about Andy Goldsworthy outdoor art, then create your own in a disused quarry on Newtimber hill while your sausages cook over hot embers.

Walking the Map

Fri 08 Sep 2017
Writing the Map is a project linking walking, landscape and writing. It aims to explore ways journeys are full of memories and associations, as well as sensory and objective information.
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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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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.

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