Clearing the way for chalk grassland

Woolbeding, West Sussex
Volunteers burning vegetation on a working holiday
The exterior of Slindon Bunkhouse, West Sussex
The sitting area at Slindon Bunkhouse, West Sussex
The dormitory at Slindon Bunkhouse, West Sussex
Volunteers burning vegetation on a working holiday The exterior of Slindon Bunkhouse, West Sussex The sitting area at Slindon Bunkhouse, West Sussex The dormitory at Slindon Bunkhouse, West Sussex

At-a-glance details

  • Dates3 October 2020 to 10 October 2020
  • Holiday typeTrust
  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • Activity type Coast and countryside
  • Cost£190
  • Physicality7
  • Holiday code20BTP214
  • AccommodationSlindon Bunkhouse

About Clearing the way for chalk grassland

Help restore rare chalk grassland on this special part of the South Downs.

After years of unchecked growth come and join us on this epic scrub clearance mission. Help restore rare chalk grassland habitat as we tackle thorny scrub to open glades and let light back in. You will contribute towards helping manage a special part of the South Downs to benefit our threatened wildlife.

About the accommodation

Slindon Bunkhouse is a converted stable block on the 1,400-hectare estate at Slindon between Arundel and Chichester. The estate is typical of the South Downs with rolling hills and farmland set against a background of woodland and hedges. In addition to that it has an ancient deer park and various archaeological sites. The bunkhouse has a recently refurbished kitchen and seating area with sofas.

Facilities: garden, open fire/woodburner, washing machine.

Bedding: Only mattress cover provided.

Notes for guests

What to bring: Stout footwear, waterproof jacket and trousers and clothes you don't mind getting dirty

A standard kit list can be found on our Essential Information page.

Enquire and book

Call 0344 800 3099

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 9am to 8pm
Saturday: 9am to 7pm
Sunday: 9am to 1pm
We are also open 9am to 5pm on bank holidays.

Email working.holidays@nationaltrust.org.uk

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