As Easter fast approaches, here’s our round-up of five things to do in Sussex at Easter:
Vintage Ploughing Match and Rural Exhibition. 15th April.
See tractors and ploughs working as they did between 1920 – 1960 and a private collection of rural artefacts from the 1900s. Ploughing is 9 am – midday and the exhibition is 9 am – 5 pm. Free parking, dogs on leads and hot drinks and rolls available. Admission is £8 per person, £25 per family and 12 years & under free. Cash only.
Woodhouse Farm, Wheatsheaf Road, BN5 9BA.
Easter egg hunt with the National Trust. 3rd – 16th April.
Head to Birling Gap, Nymans, Devil’s Dyke or Sheffield Park. Follow a trail at these different locations and find nature-inspired activities for the whole family. Visit the National Trust website for full details.
Easter at Fishbourne Roman Palace: Wild Things. 1st – 16th April.
Easter activities celebrating the wildlife and countryside around the site. Admission will include access to the whole site and activities include archery, birds of prey displays, create your own bird feeder, a curatorial tour of archaeological finds, arts and crafts activities, dressing up and an Easter trail. Some activities require pre-booking and some have a small additional charge.
Easter at Lewes Castle with Knights and Dragons. 10th April.
Discover the Norman knights living history encampment and take part in a dragon egg hunt plus dressing up, colouring in and museum trails.
Saddlescombe is a working farm, so some areas are not open to the public. However, you can visit the donkey wheel and information barn at any time of year. You can also walk through Newtimber’s ancient woodland or to Devil’s Dyke and back and if you’re lucky, you might witness some lambing.
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