Scrub up for butterflies

Cissbury Ring, West Sussex
Volunteers clearing 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 clearing 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

  • Dates7 November 2020 to 14 November 2020
  • Holiday typeTrust
  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • Activity type Coast and countryside
  • Cost£190
  • Physicality7
  • Holiday code20BTP240
  • AccommodationSlindon Bunkhouse

About Scrub up for butterflies

On the largest Iron Age hill fort in Sussex help improve the habitat for butterflies.

Join the Ranger at the largest Iron Age hill fort in Sussex with spectacular views, to help improve the habitat of the 28 species of butterfly found at Cissbury Ring. By removing scrub and old fence lines from the ramparts, you will also play an important part in preserving the remains of Neolithic flint mines. 

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, 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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