Lavington Common

Heather putting on a purple display in August on Lavington Common, with pine trees scattered across the landscape

Important notice -

Please note that there is a high fire risk at this time of year which can cause damage to wildlife and the habitat here. Please do not light any fires or barbecues anywhere on site. Thank you

A rare pocket of open heath amongst plantation woodland

More about this place

A volunteer group in the bracked on the common

Things to see and do at Lavington Common 

Explore Lavington Common and take a stroll through our stunning open landscape and woodland. It's the perfect place to relax and unwind as well as discover the local wildlife.

Lavington Common

What's on

Upcoming events

Wildflower and butterfly walk

Thu 25 Jul 2019
Find out more about the chalk grassland wildflowers and butterflies found here on Harting Down

Discover Drovers

Wed 31 Jul 2019
A beautiful summer walk around Singleton finding out about the wildlife and hidden history of the area.

Dog Fun Day

Sun 11 Aug 2019
A fun day with your dog in the countryside, a must for all dog lovers!

Picnic in the Park

Sat 17 Aug 2019
Bring a picnic and chairs, sit back and enjoy live music from the banks of the River Rother.

Reptile Encounters

Tue 20 Aug 2019
Experience close up encounters with our native reptiles as we discover the hidden wildlife that lives on our heathland.

Woolbeding bat night

Tue 27 Aug 2019
Enjoy the Summer night as we track the movements of bats down through the woods to the river.