Ditchling Beacon

A misty view across the hills and valleys of the Sussex Downs at dawn from Ditchling Beacon, showing scattered trees and hedges with the sun rising in the distance

Important notice -

Please do not travel to Ditchling Beacon if it's outside of your local area. Our car parks are at capacity. Please do not park on roadsides or verges. We ask all visitors to follow guidance on social distancing to keep everyone safe.

Panoramic views from the top of world

More about this place

Ditchling Beacon

Things to see and do

Ditchling Beacon

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.

Way mark sign on Devil's Dyke

The Changing Chalk partnership 

Changing Chalk is a partnership connecting nature, people and heritage on and around the South Downs. Led by the National Trust and supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, it will restore lost landscapes and habitats, bring history and local cultures to life and provide new experiences in the outdoors.