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South Downs Heritage Centre

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How can we help?

We'd love to hear what you think about us and value any thoughts or ideas on what we could do better.

If you have a general enquiry about the Heritage Centre, or an event that's taking place here, please call us or send us an email to

If you have a specific query relating to one of our Concessions or Partners, you can find their contact details on the 'Concessions' pages, or click on the 'Our Partners' logos at the bottom of this page. If you need further help, or you feel your query has not been dealt with, then please contact us and we will do our best to help you. 

Frequently Asked Questions

The Heritage Centre is open Monday to Saturday from 9-5:30pm and on Sundays from 10:30-4:30pm, with browsing from 10am. The Barn Coffee Shop and Restaurant is open Monday to Saturday from 9-5:30pm from 10-5pm on Sundays.
Yes, The Barn Coffee Shop and Restaurant is next door to the Heritage Centre and serves delicious home cooked meals as well as a range of cakes and speciality coffees. Chloe's coffee bar, located inside the Heritage Centre, also serves drinks and snacks.
No, entry to the Museum of Gardening and the Heritage Centre is free.
Please read the 'Sell Your Work' page for further information on how to apply.
If you are a tutor and would like to enquire about teaching here, please contact Sarah Brangwyn. You can find her contact details on the Made & Making website:
Yes, Hassocks mainline train station is a 12 minute walk away and there is a bus stop directly outside the garden centre.
Yes, there is a large free car park.
No, the car park is free of charge.

Get in touch with us

   +44 (0)1273 847707

South Downs Heritage Centre
South Downs Nurseries
Brighton Road
Hassocks BN6 9LY

Heritage Centre Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday: 9am - 5:30pm
Sunday: 10am - 4:30pm

The Barn Coffee Shop & Restaurant Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday: 9am - 5:30pm
Sunday: 10am - 4:30pm

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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