Wolstonbury orchid safari

Discover how centuries of grazing has produced a rich variety of downland flowers and stunning orchids.

  • Booking essential

A three hour walk around one of the best hills on the South Downs to find these fascinating plants. This is a chance to see up to nine species of orchid and discover the ancient history of this enigmatic hill.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £5.00

The basics

Booking details
Call Please use email below
Suitability
Children are welcome with adults
Dogs on leads are welcome.
What to bring and wear
Paths may be muddy so please bring walking boots.
Accessibility
There are steep hills throughout the walk.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
9 June 2019 10:30 - 13:30 Sold out

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

May half term pizza making at Saddlescombe Farm

Fri 31 May 2019
10:00-13:00
Join us to experience making pizzas in a traditional clay oven. Bake directly on the oven floor without a thermometer!

Wolstonbury orchid safari

Sun 09 Jun 2019
10:30-13:30
Discover how centuries of grazing has produced a rich variety of downland flowers and stunning orchids.

Father's Day den building and campfire cooking

Sun 16 Jun 2019
09:30-12:30
Come on a short guided walk to woodland near Saddlescombe where we'll make dens, and enjoy hot chocolate and marshmallows around the campfire.

Saddlescombe orchid walk and talk

Tue 18 Jun 2019
10:30-13:30
Resident ranger and orchid enthusiast, Graham Wellfare, is offering a wonderful orchid full day out on the downs this June.

Saddlescombe Farm Open Day

Sun 23 Jun 2019
10:30-15:30
Discover this hidden ancient downland farm that was once owned by the Knights Templars.

Bug hunt safari

Sat 06 Jul 2019
11:00-14:00
Join our Rangers to discover what wild minibeasts live in the chalk grassland jungle.