Slindon Estate is 3500 acres of Sussex woodland, farmland, downland and pretty village all divided by paths, hedges, lanes and tracks. You can explore the estate by 25 miles of public footpaths and bridleways as well as over 900 acres of open access woodland. Whatever the season, take in the long wide views down to the Weald, along the Downs, and out across the coastal plain to the sea. Whether you explore on foot, by bike, or on horseback Slindon is like a book that you can’t put down.
Take in some beautiful vistas of the largest traditional estate on the South Downs, with earthworks and barrows covered in wild flowers in summer.
Take a walk to see the fields under the plough since the First World War, soon to be restored to woodland as part of our project 'The Rise of Northwood'.
Discover a Roman road across open downland, a chalky Woodland Ride known as 'Leper's Path', and Iron Age lynchets across a small pasture.
This walk around Nore Hill Folly from The George Inn at Eartham is perfect for warm days in spring, with much of the route overhung and shaded by trees. Feast your eyes on the superb show of bluebells here, from as early as mid-April.
Take a walk round Slindon's Medieval deer park, starting in Butchers Copse woodland, following the route of its 'Pale', then through the unspoilt Downland village of Slindon.
Read up on the history of our estate, prior to and during the war. It has been inhabited since the Bronze Age and as it was handed over to the National Trust, we can still enjoy it today.
Although woodland is our main habitat, the estate team looks after farmland, heath, grasslands and orchards too, making it a fantastic place for our wildlife to thrive and grow.
There is so much to do at Slindon Estate. Get the best out of the great outdoors with walking trails, cycling and horse riding or have a go at geocaching.