Saddlescombe orchid walk and talk

Resident ranger and orchid enthusiast, Graham Wellfare, is offering a wonderful day out on the downs this June. Specifically for those interested in orchids, as a species, you can learn more about these amazing plants.

  • Booking essential

After an in-depth talk discover them yourself with a walk on Newtimber Hill. A variety of orchids will be found including 1000s of fragrant orchids.

Please check our website for booking details in mid May as this event will require booking.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £10.00

The basics

Booking details
Call Please use email below
Suitability
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please park opposite Saddlescombe farm entrance. Walk into the farm and follow directions near the pond.
What to bring and wear
Please wear suitable clothing and footwear. Bring a picnic lunch if needed or there is a café onsite. We will provide tea & coffee.
Accessibility
There will be some steep hills and stiles to negotiate

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
19 June 2018 10:30 - 13:30 Available

Contact Info

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

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