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South Downs Heritage Centre

Latest News

'Old Bag' Campaign at The Barn Coffee Shop & Restaurant

15th June 2018

The Barn Coffee Shop & Restaurant staff at South Downs Nurseries, Hassocks, would like your help. We’re asking everyone to clear out their cupboards and donate their old handbags, and...

Barn Coffee Shop Staff Present Cheque to Hospice

14th June 2018

St Peter & St James Hospice have been presented with a cheque to replace stolen sponsorship money raised by staff at family-run South Downs Nurseries, Hassocks.

2nd Burgess Hill Brownies Visit Heritage Centre

12th June 2018

The Second Burgess Hill Brownies paid the South Downs Heritage Centre a visit on Tuesday.

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