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Saddlescombe Farm and Newtimber Hill

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Fabulous secret location

I used this space for a one day workshop in the Learning Barn - book in advance. A fab cream tea... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Brighton, United Kingdom

My wife and I walked the section of South Downs Way from Devil's Dyke to the Jack and Jill... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
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1 Croft Cottages Saddlescombe Road, Brighton BN45 7DB, England
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

I used this space for a one day workshop in the Learning Barn - book in advance. A fab cream tea and excellent lunch provided by the lovely ladies in the caravan cafe plus an informative walk across the downs with Helen from the National...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 25 July 2018

My wife and I walked the section of South Downs Way from Devil's Dyke to the Jack and Jill windmills at Clayton - and on our return we stopped off at Saddlescombe Farm and cafe. It was a hot day so we decided to stop...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Great nature to walk We had a nice walk during our short visit in that place with my children They love that, walk , play , rain Place had some snack and over look to Brighton beach Nice as Will at night Recommande

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Haddad A
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Even when not an open day, there is still interest to be had in the farm buildings (there is an 'always open' information barn, as well as a small caravan-based cafe (CASH ONLY). The walk up Newtimber Hill is steep but worthwhile with some excellent...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I've only been to one of their open days which I found fascinating and they did an amazing tea with cakes outside. A friend often takes me there to go dog walking and there's a heard of Guinea Fowl to add to the pleasure!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We passed through here towards the end of a long day walking the South Downs Way from Storrington. The farm looks to merit a return visit, but the walk was certainly interesting with some great views. Just a bit of a shame that there is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Saddlescombe Farm was mentioned in the Domesday Book, and at one time was owned by the Knights Templar. Most of the buildings you can see today date from between 1600 to 1850. They include a 300 year-old donkey wheel (previously used to draw water from...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Had a group visit around the farm on a trailer. Lots of fun watching the dogs herd the sheep and very informative farmer.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank satiate001
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This place offers good walks for all grades of walker.There is always something interesting ,depending on the season many types of orchid and other wild flowers.Very good territory for dog walking but beware cattle are grazing from time to time.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank BobSussexEngland
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We walked just a bit of the South Downs way and stopped off at the Hikers Rest at Saddlescombe farm for tea and cake and also some ice cream! Views walking on the downs above are wonderful in all directions. Good to have a cuppa...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Spike M
11 October 2015|
Response from ramblingwhiterose | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I cannot answer this question as we arrived on foot. Perhaps ring Saddlescombe Farm