Saddlescombe and Newtimber orchid walk and talk

Join resident ranger and orchid enthusiast Graham Wellfare for an orchid-full day this June.

  • Booking essential

Enjoy an informed talk about orchids in Saddlescombe's Learning Barn, then discover them for yourself on a guided walk on Newtimber Hill.


Event ticket prices
  • All £15.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Interested children welcome if accompanied by an adult.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Please park in the informal car park opposite the farm. On entering the farm, follow a sign opposite the pond to the Learning Barn.
What to bring and wear
Please wear shoes suitable for steep slopes and clothes suitable for the day. Please bring a picnic. Teas and coffee's provided.
There are some steep slopes and stiles on the walk.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
16 June 2020 10:30 - 13:30 Available

Contact Info

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