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South Downs Heritage Centre

Welcome to the South Downs Heritage Centre

'Behind the scenes at Chelsea'

A talk with Juliet Sargeant - Saturday 8 April at 10:30am

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Meet the artists - The Attic Art Club

5th - 7th March

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Romance

A Romantic Art Exhibition 4th - 26th February

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The Sussex Food Hall

Fresh Local Produce

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Featured Partners

Keep It Local Craft

Keep It Local Craft

The best of local handmade art and craft

The Cube Gallery

The Cube Gallery

The CUBE Gallery at the South Downs Heritage Centre aims to exhibit a wide range of artists working in various...

Made & Making

Made & Making

Based in our two venues in Sussex we have a selection of workshops and classes to suit from sewing and...

The Budding Foundation

The Budding Foundation

The Budding Foundation is a charity that supports young people, with the emphasis on helping those who have lacked support...

Featured Artists & Makers

Richard Fikkert

Richard Fikkert

The original business has come a long way since it was founded in Bradford in 1903, the brainchild of my...

Mia Sarosi

Mia Sarosi

I am a full time artist specialising in porcelain, producing hand made and hand painted, functional and decorative pieces

Christine Cummings

Christine Cummings

I began making animals whilst studying ceramics at Lancashire Polytechnic, which to begin with was purely pig studies, spending

Rowan Fawdon

Rowan Fawdon

My interest in ceramics arose as a pre-school child, having a handy supply of clay in my parents garden.

Featured Food Producers

J.Cocoa

J.Cocoa

Delicious chocolate crafted in Hassocks, West Sussex; stone ground from bean to bar to produce the finest flavours that melt...

Silly Moo Cider

Silly Moo Cider

Based in Cowfold, West Sussex, Silly Moo is the successful marriage of the East Coast and West Country cider styles,...

The Real Pie Company

The Real Pie Company

Based in Crawley, West Sussex, The Real Pie Company was set up by a family of artisan butchers 13 years...

High Weald Dairy

High Weald Dairy

​High Weald Dairy is a family run cheese dairy, based on a farm in West Sussex.

Heritage Centre Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday: 9:00 - 17:00
Sunday: 10:30 - 16:30 (Browsing from 10:00) 

The Barn Coffee Shop & Restaurant Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday: 9:00 - 17:00
Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

Latest News

Rare exhibit acquired by The Museum of Gardening

The Edwin Budding Museum of Gardening is pleased to have acquired an original spanner marked “James Ferrabee, Makers, Stroud, Glos” we are presently arranging a suitable display to accommodate this new and extremely rare exhibit.... continue reading »

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Our Partners

Tates Of Sussex

The South Downs Heritage Centre is located at South Downs Nurseries, part of the Tates of Sussex Garden Centre Group