Slindon Estate

Important notice -

Please do not travel to Slindon if it's outside of your local area. Our car parks are at capacity. Please do not park on roadsides or verges. We ask all visitors to follow guidance on social distancing to keep everyone safe.

A great and ancient downland estate

Views along Stane Street at Slindon on the South Downs

Visiting Slindon - what you need to know 

If you are planning on visiting Slindon here are some things you need to know before you set off from home to help make your visit as enjoyable as possible.

Walkers enjoy the wide open views along the track to Little Wood

Wonderful walks at Slindon 

With over 25 miles of public rights of way, there are plenty of walks to suit all ages and abilities. From hazel-shaded lanes and neatly cultivated fields to woodland and hedgerows, every season brings a new delight to the walks. There are countless places and excuses to stop and stare.

Visitors dog-walking at Ickworth, Suffolk

Taking the lead on the South Downs 

The South Downs are a great place to walk your dog, so there's always somewhere near to you where you can enjoy this rich countryside throughout the year.

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Our work

Staff and volunteers planting tree saplings at Northwood

The Rise of Northwood 

‘The Rise of Northwood’ is the biggest woodland restoration that the National Trust has ever taken on, and it’s all happening on Slindon Estate right now - find out more about the work we've been doing.

The Slindon Ranger team sitting on the frame for the Littlewood Lookout at Northwood

Our work at Slindon 

The Slindon Estate team is a vibrant community of people who have Slindon’s well-being now and in the future at heart. They will set about any task, from practical estate work to guiding a tour party, and there are always exciting projects on the go right now.

 Panoramic view at sunset in August from Devil's Dyke, South Downs, West Sussex

South Downs sites we look after  

Discover the incredible diversity of countryside sites across the South Downs, from chalk grassland to river valleys, beech hangars and chalk cliffs.

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Wildlife

Discover Slindon's wildlife

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History

Black and white old picture of lodge gates

Discover our past 

The wonderful thing about Slindon's rich history is that much of it can still be seen, touched and experienced today as it was many years ago.