December 2018: Don't forget to pop along to our last event of 2018 - Christmas Wreath Making Saturday, 8th December, starting at 11am at The Star Inn, Steyning.

Join us for our popular annual yuletide event - make your own natural Christmas wreaths, stars and decorations using holly, ivy and other plants from the Steyning Downland while enjoying a mince pie! More information and booking here.

Welcome to the Steyning Downland Scheme

We are a small land management charity with a big heart. We reconnect local people from all walks of life to our unique piece of local downland, benefitting their mind, body and spirit. We create inspiring opportunities for new people to join the community through volunteering, engaging events and inclusive access, so improving this special place for wildlife and for present and future generations to enjoy.

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Site photo credits: Pete Varkala, Neil Hulme, Matthew Thomas

About SDS

Find out what Steyning Downland Scheme does and who we are

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What’s On

We run fantastic conservation events for all the family. Come and join the fun!

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Support Us

There are many ways to get involved, you can volunteer, donate or just stay in touch.

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