Shedding light on the woodland floor

Slindon, West Sussex
Woodland dormouse box
The exterior of Slindon Bunkhouse, West Sussex
The sitting area at Slindon Bunkhouse, West Sussex
The dormitory at Slindon Bunkhouse, West Sussex
Woodland dormouse box 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

  • Dates31 October 2020 to 7 November 2020
  • Holiday typeTrust
  • AvailabilityNo longer available
  • Activity type Coast and countryside, Rural skills
  • Cost£190
  • Physicality7
  • Holiday code20BTZ236
  • AccommodationSlindon Bunkhouse

About Shedding light on the woodland floor

The glorious colours of Autumn combined with the serenity of working in the woods.

Experience the glorious colour of the Slindon Estate in Autumn, whilst helping to manage its pockets of woodland, tucked in the South Downs.   At this crisp time of year we will be coppicing for hedging products and for wildlife- including our strong dormice population. Enjoy the feeling of a day in the woods with the smell of wood smoke and return to the Bunkhouse to warm up by the log burner.

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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