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Owls 'Out and About' at the South Downs Heritage Centre

30th August 2016

The Owls ‘Out & About’ team were at the South Downs Heritage Centre over the bank holiday weekend.

Apple Amnesty - Swap your apples for cider

24th August 2016

Trenchmore Farm in Cowfold, the home of Silly Moo cider, will be open to swap any unwanted, clean, unsprayed, Sussex apples on ​Sunday 11th September


15th August 2016

Trug making is currently on the Heritage Craft Association red list as almost extinct.

Trugs have been produced for more than 200 years and it would be devastating if this...

Jim Buttress Offically Opens Museum of Gardening

1st August 2016

It was party time at the weekend as the South Downs Heritage Centre celebrated its Grand Opening, raising over £500 for The Budding Foundation in the process.

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New Scottish Clothing Concession

18th September 2020

With the cooler weather drawing ever closer, we have a brand new cosy clothing range at the South Downs Heritage Centre.

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

4th January 2018

A live BBC radio broadcast of gardening show ‘Dig It’ from the South Downs Heritage Centre has been announced! 

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

BBC Radio Sussex live broadcast from the Heritage Centre

30th April 2017

The Edwin Budding Gallery at the South Downs Heritage Centre hosted BBC Radio Sussex for their first live outside broadcast of their ‘Dig It’ gardening programme on Sunday 30 April....

Volunteers Needed at The Budding Foundation Museum of Gardening

2nd February 2017

The Budding Foundation are looking for volunteers

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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The Budding Foundation Treat Local Young Carers

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Tates Of Sussex

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