Soap making in Saddlescombe's Tudor farmhouse

Learn how to make soap in our Tudor farmhouse at Saddescombe

  • Booking essential
  • Admission applies

Learn about the life of a 9 year old scullery maid at Saddlescombe Farm and how ingredients from its herb garden were used to make toiletries and cleaning products on this near self-sufficient farm.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £14.00
  • Child £7.00
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Devil's Dyke

Prices

Admission free

What is Gift Aid?

Most of our places run the Gift Aid on Entry scheme at their admission points.

Under this scheme, if you're not a member you have the choice of two entry tickets:

  • Gift Aid Admission
  • Standard Admission

If the place runs Gift Aid on Entry, we'll offer you a clear choice between the Gift Aid Admission prices and the Standard Admission prices at the admission point. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose.

Gift Aid Admission includes a 10 per cent or more voluntary donation. Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

An extra £1 paid under the scheme can be worth over £3 to the National Trust as shown below:

  Gift Aid Standard
Amount paid by visitor £11.00 £10.00
Tax refund from Government* £2.75 £0.00
Total received by the National Trust £13.75 £10.00

 

*Gift Aid Admissions let us reclaim tax on the whole amount paid - an extra 25 per cent - potentially a very significant boost to our places' funds.

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Suitability
Suitable for children with an accompanying adult
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please park opposite Saddlescombe Farm entrance, walk into the farm and follow signs to the scullery.
What to bring and wear
Please bring an apron.
Accessibility
For anyone with special requirements, please email us details of your access needs.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
26 August 2020 10:00 - 12:30 Available
13:30 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Saddlescombe Farm and Devil's Dyke events
Email
dyke.events@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call Email us for details

Upcoming events

Half term pizza making at Saddlescombe Farm

Fri 21 Feb 2020
10:00-13:00
Join us to experience making pizzas in a traditional clay oven. Bake directly on the oven floor without using a thermometer!

Wildlife photography for beginners

Sat 14 Mar 2020
10:30-15:30
Gain the confidence to take your camera off 'auto' and learn how to take amazing wildlife photos.

Mothers Day baking at Saddlescombe Farm

Sun 22 Mar 2020
10:00-13:00
Join us to bake the traditional way in our Clay oven without a thermometer in sight!

Cadbury Easter Egg hunt at Devil's Dyke

Fri 10 Apr 2020
11:00-15:00
Fun for all the family. Come along to Devil's Dyke anytime between 11am and 3pm to collect your quiz sheet and map. Find the plastic eggs around the Dyke to solve the clues. All participants receive a Cadbury chocolate.

Easter Egg Rolling Competition

Mon 13 Apr 2020
10:45-12:00
Bring your own hand decorated hard boiled egg and try your luck at this Easter custom - the egg that gets furthest down the Dyke valley wins. We will also judge the Best Decorated Egg.

The Big Walk - Celebrating 125 years of the National Trust

Sun 24 May 2020
10:00-14:00
Join the big walk from Preston Park, Brighton to Devil’s Dyke. Rangers will bring the landscape alive through poetry, storytelling and wildlife encounters. This event is supported by Brighton and Hove City Council and Brighton and Hove Buses.