Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Things to see and do 

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

What's on 

Upcoming events

Cadbury Easter egg hunt

Sat 31 Mar 2018
Fun for all the family. Come along anytime between 11am and 3pm to collect your quiz sheet and map. Find the plastic eggs around the Dyke to solve the clues. All participants receive a Cadbury chocolate.

Easter egg rolling competition

Mon 02 Apr 2018
Bring your own hand decorated hard boiled egg and try your luck at this Easter custom

Saddlescombe Farm Open Day

Sun 22 Apr 2018
Discover this ancient downland farm that was once owned by the Knights Templars.

Basketmaking at Saddlescombe

Sat 19 May 2018
An introduction into this ancient craft using willow.

Pizza making in clay oven at Saddlescombe Farm

Mon 28 May 2018
Make your own pizza from scratch on Bank Holiday Monday. Top it with herbs grown at Saddlescombe Farm, watch it bake in our clay oven and then eat it with the swallows darting above you. The event includes a short tour of farm.

Wolstonbury orchid safari

Sun 10 Jun 2018
Discover how centuries of grazing has produced a rich variety of downland flowers and stunning orchids.
Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill


The Fieldfare, a winter migrant bird

Seasonal highlights at Saddlescombe Farm

At the beginning and end of the year, when it's too cold for many of our visiting species, you can still spot a resident bird of prey or even a woodpecker.

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill


Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill


Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Get involved

A group of volunteers, including local children wearing safety goggles, clear scrub from the side of Newtimber Hill

Join the team 

Do you want to help look after one of the best downland estates in Britain? Make new friends, learn about the estate and volunteer with the National Trust.

Colourful summer borders in the gardens at Nymans, West Sussex.

Mid Sussex Association 

The Mid Sussex Association supports local National Trust places including Nymans and Saddlescombe Farm.

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Our work

Elephant hawk moth resting on a National Trust logo

Wildlife discoveries and work at Saddlescombe Farm 

Find out more about the wildlife and work carried out by the ranger team at Saddlescombe Farm, nestled in the shadow of Newtimber Hill.

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Places to stay

Staying here at Saddlescombe