Get stuck into '50 things to do before you're 11¾' at Ditchling Beacon
We've managed to find 15 things out of the 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ challenge that we think you can tick off here at Ditchling Beacon. How many can you do? Get started here and then why not try out our lists at Cuckmere Valley and Birling Gap?
Ditchling Beacon is a fabulous countryside spot north of Brighton and just south of the village of Ditchling. It is the highest point in East Sussex which means there are brilliant views from the top. On a clear day you can even see the sea! With an easily accessible car park it’s a great place to start your ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ journey
Being the highest point in East Sussex means that Ditchling Beacon can get quite windy, perfect for:
No.7 Fly a kite
No.23 Get up for the sunrise
No.21 'Forage for wild food'.
No.25 Join nature's band
South Downs Way
The South Downs Way national trail runs right through Ditchling Beacon, follow it to help you tick off:
No.2 Roll down a really big hill
No.28 Climb a huge hill
No.40 Go on a nature walk at night
No.45 Find your way with a map
Make the most of every day, whatever the weather!
Even if it's wet or snowy, you can still get things done, try:
No.6 Go welly wandering
No. 15 'Go on a wintery adventure'.
Find some animals
There are all sorts of bugs and animals to be found at Ditchling Beacon. You can spot sheep and cows on your walk or:
No.31 'Make friends with a bug'.
No.34 'Discover wild animal clues'.
No.36 'Make a home for wildlife'.
Once you've completed something, don't foget to go to the 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ website to get it ticked off!