Devil's Dyke

Views over Devil's Dyke in autumn

Important notice -

Our car park and countryside space is open. We have limited spaces and it is not possible to book car park places so the car parks may be full when you visit. Fires and barbecues are not permitted anywhere on site.

A legendary beauty spot on the South Downs

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

Visiting Devil's Dyke 

If you are planning on visiting Devil's Dyke here are some things you need to know before you set off from home to help make your visit as enjoyable as possible.

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.

Visitors dog-walking at Ickworth, Suffolk

Taking the lead on the South Downs 

The South Downs are a great place to walk your dog, so there's always somewhere near to you where you can enjoy this rich countryside throughout the year.

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History

Victorian roundabout at Devil's Dyke

Step back in time at Devil's Dyke 

Devil's Dyke has attracted visitors from all walks of life. Find out more about its varied and exciting history.

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Our work

 Panoramic view at sunset in August from Devil's Dyke, South Downs, West Sussex

South Downs sites we look after  

Discover the incredible diversity of countryside sites across the South Downs, from chalk grassland to river valleys, beech hangars and chalk cliffs.

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Wildlife

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.