Free child friendly activity near Brighton. Ditchling Common Nature Trail

Ditchling Common Trail

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The shorter route around the pond (see map) is better suited to young cyclists.

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Follow “Dizzy the Ditchling Dragonfly” to discover a range of habitats - from open water to grassland and mature woodland - on this nature trail.


* Circular trail incorporating stone paths, grassland and boardwalks

* Shorter lakeside loop, suitable for little legs and new cyclists

* Information boards to help children spot and identify pondlife

* Spectacular Spring 'carpet' of bluebells and wood anemones

Follow “Dizzy the Ditchling Dragonfly” to discover a range of habitats - from open water to grassland and mature woodland - on this nature trail.


* Circular trail incorporating stone paths, grassland and boardwalks

* Shorter lakeside loop, suitable for little legs and new cyclists

* Information boards to help children spot and identify pond life

* Spectacular Spring 'carpet' of bluebells and wood anemones

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KEY INFO:

ADMISSION:

FREE!!

SUITABLE FOR

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LOCATION:

Folders Lane, Ditchling Common, Hassocks, BN6 8SQ

PARKING:

Free parking

AMENITIES:

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DISTANCE:

Choose from 0.5 mile or 1 mile (1.6 km) routes  ​

OPEN:

PARKING MAP
ROUTE MAP AVAILABLE
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The trail is well way-marked and the extra wide kissing gates enable pushchairs and bikes to pass through easily. Sussex cattle can often be seen grazing on the trail.


Dogs are welcome but must be kept under control at all times. There are plenty of bins located in the vicinity of the car park.