The Devil's Dyke fungi hunt - Part 2

Join us for a day of recording as many species of fungi as possible, across wonderful Wolstonbury Hill, on the South Downs, near Brighton. Expert mycologist Martin Allinson will be on hand to identify and record finds.

  • Booking essential

The order of the day: 9.30am, meet at Saddlescombe Learning Barn. 10am, go out hunting for fungi in Wolstonbury woods and across open downland. 12 noon, lunch, with glorious views across Sussex. 2pm, return to Saddlescombe Farm for a well deserved cup of tea and cake in our heated Learning Barn. 2.15pm, go through our finds with expert mycologist Martin Allison and look at some of the more interesting species with our microscopes. 3pm, finish.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £12.00

The basics

Booking details
Call Email us at the address below to book
Suitability
Children are welcome with adult supervision
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Please meet opposite Saddlescombe Farm, near Devil's Dyke. BN45 7DE. Walk into farm and follow signs to the Learning Barn.
What to bring and wear
Please bring lunch, suitable clothing and bags of enthusiasm. Tea and biscuits will be provided when we return to Saddlescombe.
Accessibility
This will be a long, slow but superb walk over some steep terrain.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
26 October 2018 09:30 - 15:00 Sold out online

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

The Devil's Dyke fungi hunt - part 1

Fri 19 Oct 2018
09:30-15:00
Join mycologist, Martin Allinson and the National Trust for a day of recording as many species of fungi as possible, across glorious Newtimber Hill on the South Downs, near Brighton.

The Devil's Dyke fungi hunt - Part 2

Fri 26 Oct 2018
09:30-15:00
Join us for a day of recording as many species of fungi as possible, across wonderful Wolstonbury Hill, on the South Downs, near Brighton. Expert mycologist Martin Allinson will be on hand to identify and record finds.

Halloween pumpkin carving & scary mask making at Saddlescombe Farm

Sat 27 Oct 2018
10:00-12:00
Choose your own pumpkin and then transform it into your own scary creation then make your own Halloween animal mask!

Christmas wreath walk at Saddlescombe farm

Mon 17 Dec 2018
10:00-12:00
Create your own Christmas wreath with materials collected from the downs. Morning and afternoon sessions available.