Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Mist lies over Saddlescombe Farm
Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Things to see and do 

Places to visit

What to do when you visit

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

What's on 

Saddlescombe Pizza's

Come and make pizzas in Saddlescombe's traditional clay oven this half term

Join us to experience making pizzas in a traditional clay oven. Bake directly on the oven floor without using a thermometer!

Upcoming events

Half term pizza making at Saddlescombe Farm

Fri 21 Feb 2020
10:00-13:00
Join us to experience making pizzas in a traditional clay oven. Bake directly on the oven floor without using a thermometer!

Wildlife photography for beginners

Sat 14 Mar 2020
10:30-15:30
Gain the confidence to take your camera off 'auto' and learn how to take amazing wildlife photos.

Mothers Day baking at Saddlescombe Farm

Sun 22 Mar 2020
10:00-13:00
Join us to bake the traditional way in our Clay oven without a thermometer in sight!

Cadbury Easter Egg hunt at Devil's Dyke

Fri 10 Apr 2020
11:00-15:00
Fun for all the family. Come along to Devil's Dyke 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 13 Apr 2020
10:45-12:00
Bring your own hand decorated hard boiled egg and try your luck at this Easter custom - the egg that gets furthest down the Dyke valley wins. We will also judge the Best Decorated Egg.

The Big Walk - Celebrating 125 years of the National Trust

Sun 24 May 2020
10:00-14:00
Join the big walk from Preston Park, Brighton to Devil’s Dyke. Rangers will bring the landscape alive through poetry, storytelling and wildlife encounters.
Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Wildlife

Evening light on Summerdown

Winter wildlife at Saddlescombe Farm

It might be winter but the outdoors still beckons. The views from Saddlescombe Farm are at their clearest in the cold air and you will see for miles.

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Our work

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Get involved

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Learning

children on a school trip to Devil's Dyke

Learning at Saddlescombe Farm

Saddlescombe Farm and the Devil’s Dyke Estate is a great place to inspire, explore and create. With links to the curriculum for Key Stages 1-5, our learning team brings education to life through engaging experiences and activities.

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Venue hire

Flint-walled interior of Learning Barn with log burner, seating and wooden furniture

Learning Barn facilities at Saddlescombe Farm 

Find out more about the facilities on offer at our newly converted Learning Barn here at the farm.

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

History

Larder filled with dried herbs, jars of preserve and eggs

Step back in time at Saddlescombe Farm 

This fertile valley in the shadow of the South Downs has attracted settlers for thousands of years. Find out more about the fascinating history of this downland farm from the Knights Templar to present day use.

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Places to stay

Staying here at Saddlescombe