Devil's Dyke

Views over Devil's Dyke in autumn
Family take a break in their bike ride

Autumn family fun at Devil's Dyke & Saddlescombe Farm 

Autumn has plenty to offer the adventurous family, so pack your exploring minds, head out, and have some fun.

A group of bleeding mycena fungi on a fallen tree

Autumn Wildlife at Devil's Dyke 

Autumn is a time to enjoy colour, mists and summer's harvest. Enjoy this time of plenty at Devil's Dyke.

Way mark sign on Devil's Dyke

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

Children at a pumpkin carving event

Join us at Saddlescombe for Autumn family fun

Come to ancient Saddlescombe Farm, hunt for your pumpkin, carve it, make a autumnal animal mask, then go home and amaze your friends!

Upcoming events

The Devil's Dyke fungi hunt - part 1

Fri 18 Oct 2019
09:30-15:00
Join mycologist, Martin Allinson and the National Trust for a day of recording as many species of fungi as possible, across glorious Newtimber Hill on the South Downs, near Brighton.

The Devil's Dyke fungi hunt - Part 2

Fri 25 Oct 2019
09:30-15:00
Join us for a day of recording as many species of fungi as possible, across wonderful Wolstonbury Hill, on the South Downs, near Brighton. Expert mycologist Martin Allinson will be on hand to identify and record finds.

Halloween pumpkin carving & scary mask making at Saddlescombe Farm

Sat 02 Nov 2019
10:00-12:00
Choose your own pumpkin and then transform it into your own scary creation then make your own Halloween animal mask!

Christmas at Saddlescombe Farm

Tue 10 Dec 2019
14:00-16:00
Come and discover the magic of Saddlescombe at Christmas

Christmas wreath walk at Saddlescombe farm

Mon 16 Dec 2019
10:00-12:00
Create your own Christmas wreath with materials collected from the downs. Morning and afternoon sessions available.
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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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Learning

children on a school trip to Devil's Dyke

Learning at Saddlescombe Farm 

Saddlescombe Farm and the Devil’s Dyke Estate is a great place to inspire, explore and create. With links to the curriculum for Key Stages 1-5, our learning team brings education to life through engaging experiences and activities.