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

Wild art and campfire cooking

Wed 26 Jul 2017
10:30-14:30
Learn about Andy Goldsworthy outdoor art, then create your own in a disused quarry on Newtimber hill while your sausages cook over hot embers.

Writing the Map

Fri 08 Sep 2017
09:30-14:00
Writing the Map is a project linking walking, landscape and writing. It aims to explore ways journeys are full of memories and associations, as well as sensory and objective information.
Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Wildlife

A few round-headed rampion wildflowers in the landscape

Summer wildlife on the South Downs  

Summer sees the South Downs explode in a riot of sound and colour. Find out more about what can be spotted as you explore Devil's Dyke and Saddlescombe Farm, jackdaw chicks to green hairstreak butterflies and more.

A green hairstreak

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

History

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Learning

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.

Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

Places to stay

Staying here at Saddlescombe