History at Devil's Dyke

Over the years this well-known beauty spot has attracted and amused a whole cross-section of society.

Victorian roundabout at Devil's Dyke
Aerial view of Devil's Dyke fortifications

Ancient footfalls and fortifications

The South Downs Way which runs across Devil’s Dyke has its origins in an ancient track that has been used by humans for more than 2,000 years.

Myths and Mysteries

Heading for the hills

In times of conflict