Devil's Dyke

Views over Devil's Dyke in autumn
Cyclists riding through Devil's Dyke Estate

Fun days out at Devil's Dyke 

From walking to cycling, kite flying to simply enjoying the stunning views, there's plenty to see and do on a day out here.

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.

Distant views over field systems at Devil's Dyke with trees and scrub framing left and right

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

Upcoming events

Pottery on the Downs

Sat 29 Sep 2018
10:00-16:00
Create your own ceramic masterpiece.

The Devil's Dyke fungi hunt - part 1

Fri 19 Oct 2018
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 26 Oct 2018
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 27 Oct 2018
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 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.
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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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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.