Guided Walks

  • Natural navigation walkFriday 1 May 2020
    To be added to the waiting list please call 01243 811021 or email [email protected] Starts at 2pm The walk Learn the practical basics of natural navigation. Natural navigation is the rare art of finding your way using nature, including the sun, moon, stars, weather, land, sea, plants and animals. You will be out and about... (more info)
  • Natural navigation walkFriday 2 October 2020
    To be added to the waiting list please call 01243 811021 or email [email protected] Starts at 2pm The walk Learn the practical basics of natural navigation. Natural navigation is the rare art of finding your way using nature, including the sun, moon, stars, weather, land, sea, plants and animals. You will be out and about... (more info)
  • Museums at NightFriday 15 May 2020
    On Friday 15 and Saturday 16 May 2020 we will open our doors from 8.45pm for pre-booked visitors to experience our atmospheric Museum at Night guided walks with a Mysterious Animal theme, showcasing our treasured site in unexpected ways… These enchanting walks offer a truly out of the ordinary experience – you will be guided... (more info)
  • Museums at NightSaturday 16 May 2020
    On Friday 15 and Saturday 16 May 2020 we will open our doors from 8.45pm for pre-booked visitors to experience our atmospheric Museum at Night guided walks with a Mysterious Animal theme, showcasing our treasured site in unexpected ways… These enchanting walks offer a truly out of the ordinary experience – you will be guided... (more info)
  • Dawn walkSaturday 9 May 2020
    Starts at 4.30am The walk Guided walk through local woods to hear the dawn chorus. Learn to identify woodland birds by song and call. Starts at 4.30am and finishes with full breakfast at the Museum. Participants will need to make their own way to the start of the walk and then to the Museum for... (more info)
  • Bat walkFriday 21 August 2020
    Starts at 7.30pm and finishes around 9pm, with hot drinks. The walk Join our guided bat walk, where bat detectors will be used to locate and identify the different types of bat that live around the Museum site. A wonderful opportunity to learn about these fascinating creatures. The leader Martyn Phillis from the Sussex Bat... (more info)
  • Museums at NightFriday 30 October 2020
    museum at night weald & downland living museum
    On Friday 30 and Saturday 31 October  2020 we will open our doors from 6.45pm for pre-booked visitors to experience our atmospheric Museum at Night guided walks. These enchanting walks offer a truly out of the ordinary experience – you will be guided by lamplight to different spaces around the Museum, to hear a series... (more info)
  • Museums at NightSaturday 31 October 2020
    museum at night weald & downland living museum
    On Friday 30 and Saturday 31 October  2020 we will open our doors from 6.45pm for pre-booked visitors to experience our atmospheric Museum at Night guided walks. These enchanting walks offer a truly out of the ordinary experience – you will be guided by lamplight to different spaces around the Museum, to hear a series... (more info)
  • Starts at 2pm The walk Rogation Sunday was the day when the local clergyman led his parishioners round the parish boundary to “Beat the Bounds”. Starting at 2pm we will walk round the boundary of the Museum – a walk of about 2 miles, stopping to take in the views and interesting places around rarely-explored... (more info)
  • William Cobbett walkSunday 2 August 2020
    Starts at 2pm The walk William Cobbett took one of his famous “Rural Rides” through East Dean to Singleton on 2nd August 1823, and admired what he saw on the way. Starting at 2pm we will walk the same route – about 4 miles – ending up at the Museum for tea and a short... (more info)