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 Farm in the snow

Join us for an atmospheric magical Christmas experience

Kick start your Christmas with a candle lit tour of this ancient rarely opened farm, then join us for mince pies and mulled wine to make traditional Christmas decorations in front of a roaring fire in the Tudor Scullery.

Upcoming events

Christmas at Saddlescombe Farm

Tue 10 Dec 2019
14:00-16:00
Come and discover the magic of Saddlescombe at Christmas

Christmas wreath walk at Saddlescombe farm

Mon 16 Dec 2019
10:00-12:00
Create your own Christmas wreath with materials collected from the downs. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

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!
Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Wildlife

A group of bleeding mycena fungi on a fallen tree

Autumn Wildlife at Devil's Dyke

Autumn is a time to enjoy colour, mists and summer's harvest. Enjoy this time of plenty at Devil's Dyke.

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