Woolbeding Countryside

Hardy grazing sheep in Woolbeding parkland

Experience a landscape shaped by traditional rural life

Woolbeding Countryside

Things to see and do 

Woolbeding Countryside

What's on 

Upcoming events

Star gazing & night hike

Mon 25 Feb 2019
19:00-22:00
Join us as we experience the night sky from the top of the Downs as part of the South Downs National Park Dark Skies festival.

Pancakes al fresco

Tue 05 Mar 2019
16:30-17:30
Come and cook pancakes over an open campfire to celebrate Shrove Tuesday.

Cadbury's Easter egg trail

Sun 21 Apr 2019
10:30-15:00
Family fun with egg decorating and rolling, a nature trail, egg shy, egg and spoon race, face painting and crafts
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Wildlife

A hobby showing its barred chest and long pointed wings

Wildlife in Woolbeding Countryside 

Woolbeding's mix of landscapes rise from the river valley up to the heathland on the greensand ridge. They support a great diversity of wildlife; from tiny beetles to soaring birds of prey. Find out about the habitats they live in and what you can spot on your walks.

There's more to bats than meets the eye

Reconnecting Wild Sussex – Bats in the Landscape 

The dense woods, patchwork of fields and scattered parkland trees of the West Sussex Downs are a stronghold for some of Britain’s rarest bats, and we're working on improving our habitats for these flying mammals.

A view over the sloping purple heather at Black Down towards the distant horizon, with tall pine trees to either side.

Saving our heathlands in the South Downs 

The Heathlands Reunited project aims to create and improve heathland at 41 sites covering an area greater than 1,200 football pitches. Find out more about this exciting partnership project.

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