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South Downs Heritage Centre

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Tom Cotcher Art Exhibition

22nd March 2018

Actor turned artist, Tom Cotcher, best known for his role as DC Woods in The Bill, is exhibiting his artwork at The Cube Gallery in The South Downs Heritage Centre.

Museum of Gardening's February Mystery Tool Winner

18th March 2018

Pop back to the Museum of Gardening each month for the chance to win £20 Tates Garden Centres in our monthly competition!

Museum of Gardening New Mower Exhibit

18th March 2018

The Museum of Gardening has a bright new exhibit - a totally restored 1958 Atco Powered Sidewheel mower with an interesting history - we even have the original purchase receipt...

Adur Brewery comes to Sussex Food Hall

14th March 2018

Adur Brewery is a fine ales co-operative based in Shoreham-by-Sea, formed of enthusiasts and professional brewers to keep brewing alive in the Adur Valley.

Featured News

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