Butterflying on Newtimber Hill

Join resident ranger and butterfly enthusiast, Graham Wellfare on one of England's finest butterfly sites - Newtimber Hill.

  • Booking not needed

A talk on downland butterlies followed by a walk to discover these beautiful creatures on the wing.


Event ticket prices
  • All £10.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 01273857981
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please meet at Devil's Dyke by the stone seat. We will take a minibus down to Saddlescombe farm.
What to bring and wear
Please bring appropriate outdoor clothing
There will be stiles and some steep slopes.
Refreshments provided.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
22 July 2018 11:00 - 14:30 Available

Contact Info

Graham Wellfare
Call 01273 857981

Upcoming events

Basketmaking at Saddlescombe

Sat 24 Feb 2018
An introduction into this ancient craft using willow.

Mother's Day Baking at Saddlescombe Farm

Sun 11 Mar 2018
Join us to experience making bread or pizzas in a traditional clay oven. Bake directly on the oven floor and without a thermometer!

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sat 31 Mar 2018
Fun for all the family. Come along 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 02 Apr 2018
Bring your own hand decorated hard boiled egg and try your luck at this Easter custom

Saddlescombe Farm Open Day

Sun 22 Apr 2018
Discover this ancient downland farm that was once owned by the Knights Templars.

Pizza making in clay oven at Saddlescombe Farm

Mon 28 May 2018
Make your own pizza from scratch on Bank Holiday Monday. Top it with herbs grown at Saddlescombe Farm, watch it bake in our clay oven and then eat it with the swallows darting above you. The event includes a short tour of farm.