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South Downs Heritage Centre

Exhibitions & Events

BBC Dig It Q&A Live Broadcast from the Heritage Centre

28th April 2019 - 28th April 2019

For the third year running, 'Dig It' will be broadcasting live from South Downs Nurseries on Sunday 28th April, 9am – 12noon.

Join Jim Buttress, RHS Judge & Judge on BBC...

Cheese & Wine Tasting Event

18th May 2019 - 18th May 2019

Join us for cheese and wine tasting with Plumpton Wines and cheesemonger, Paul Heasman. FREE food tastings and special offers for one day only.

11-3pm Saturday 18th May in The Sussex...

Featured Events

Vintage Horticultural and Garden Machinery Club Display

A unique display of Vintage Horticultural and Garden Machinery will be on show at the entrance to the South Downs Heritage...

Heritage Centre Opening Hours

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

The Barn Coffee Shop & Restaurant Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday: 9:00 - 17:30
Sunday: 10:00 - 17:00

Latest News

Honey Bees on Holiday in the Museum of Gardening

You may be wondering where our honey bee hive has gone. Don’t worry, the bees are enjoying a relaxing holiday while their luxury pad is having a spruce up. They’ll be back before you know it!... 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