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South Downs Heritage Centre

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Rare exhibit acquired by The Museum of Gardening

20th February 2017

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...

February News from Made & Making

17th February 2017

Made and Making have had a busy month! Read the latest news from M&M here.

The Cube 'Romance' exhibition makes the national news!

16th February 2017

The Cube Romance exhibition, held in The Edwin Budding Gallery, made headlines this week after 3 women complained about a series of nude Victorian photographs taken by an unknown photographer.

Volunteers Needed at The Budding Foundation Museum of Gardening

2nd February 2017

The Budding Foundation are looking for volunteers

Featured News

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: 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

Juliet Sargeant talk raises £800 for local hospice

A fundraising evening held at South Downs Nurseries has raised £800 for a local hospice.... continue reading »

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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