Devil's Dyke

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

Things to see and do

Delicate wild garlicflowers carpet the floor and fils the air with their deliciously pungent scent

Our walking trails

Take on one of our varied walking trails in the stunning countryside around Devil's Dyke.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Baking al fresco at Saddlescombe Farm

Tue 30 May 2017
10:30-14:30
Learn how to bake bread al fresco in a clay oven the good old fashioned way.

Wolstonbury Orchid Safari

Sun 11 Jun 2017
10:00-13:00
Discover how centuries of grazing has produced a rich variety of downland flowers and stunning orchids.

Devil's Dyke wild food walk and talk

Wed 14 Jun 2017
10:30-12:30
Hear about how our ancestors gathered food and what you can forage today.

Saddlescombe orchid walk and talk

Tue 20 Jun 2017
10:30-13:30
Orchid expert Peter Lovett is offering a unique experience here at Saddlescombe Farm this year, where those interested in orchids as a species can learn more about these amazing plants.

Butterflying with Matthew Oates

Sun 23 Jul 2017
11:00-14:30
Join one of the country's leading butterfly experts, Matthew Oates, on one of England's finest butterfly sites - Newtimber Hill.
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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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History

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Learning

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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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Our work

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

The use of drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) around Devil's Dyke 

The use of UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) or drones as they are more commonly known, is not permitted on or over National Trust land as part of our byelaws without the necessary required qualifications and a licence granted by us. Find out more here.