Ditchling Beacon

Moonlight over a dew pond near Ditchling Beacon, East Sussex

Important notice -

Notice of closure for Ditchling Beacon road and Ditchling Beacon car park from Ditchling village to the north and the A27 to the south. Sunday 19 June British Heart foundation London to Brighton cycle ride Sunday 26 June Brighton Trail marathon

Panoramic views from the top of world

More about this place

Ditchling Beacon

Things to see and do

Family fun

Family activities for outdoors adventures 

We've got lots of fun activities to try on your next family adventure. Discover wildlife at the places in our care using our handy spotter guides or have a go at activities inspired by the colours and sounds of nature.

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.