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South Downs Heritage Centre

Exhibitions & Events

Meet the South Downs Spinners

30th April 2017 - 30th April 2017

Meet the South Downs Spinners on the last Sunday of every month at the South Downs Heritage Centre. See the spinners in action and find out more about their craft...

'Dig It' BBC Live Radio Broadcast

30th April 2017 - 30th April 2017

A live BBC radio broadcast of gardening show ‘Dig It’ from the South Downs Heritage Centre. 

Join Jim Buttress, RHS Judge and Judge on BBC TV 'The Great Allotment Challenge', along...

Ditchling Morris at the Heritage Centre

1st May 2017 - 1st May 2017

Celebrate May Day with us and Ditchling Morris, outside the Heritage Centre on Bank Holiday May 1st. We will be treated to 2 dancing sessions from 12pm. They will also...

Artist's Open Houses

6th May 2017 - 29th May 2017

For the second year running, artists will be invited to take part in Brighton and Hove's Artists Open Houses event. 

This event is run in association with The CUBE Gallery. Any...

South Downs Charity 20km Walk

28th May 2017 - 28th May 2017

The Budding Foundation are holding a 20 km charity walk on Sun 28th May from Shoreham by sea to Hassocks. There is an option to join in at Devils Dyke...

Meet the South Downs Spinners

28th May 2017 - 28th May 2017

Meet the South Downs Spinners on the last Sunday of every month at the South Downs Heritage Centre. See the spinners in action and find out more about their craft...

Featured Events

'Dig It' BBC Live Radio Broadcast

A live BBC radio broadcast of gardening show ‘Dig It’ from the South Downs Heritage Centre. 

Join Jim Buttress, RHS Judge...

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