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July 2021: Our packed programme of outdoor events for all ages continues through July.

There's a night-time Glow-worm Hunt adventure, lead by local expert Simon Jackson on Saturday 3rd July, followed by our annual Rifle Range Open Day on Sunday 4th, where you can learn about the fascinating history of Steyning Rifle Range, led by Justin Russell (pictured).

On 17th July, holistic psychotherapist, Laura Steven, will be leading us on a journey of self discovery across the Steyning Downland, learning how we can benefit our mental health and emotional intelligence through nature and ecotherapy. Book your place on our first ever Mindfulness of Nature event here.

Watch this space for some more exciting events coming up later on this month . . .

Welcome to the Steyning Downland Scheme

We manage 165 acres (66 ha) of the Wiston Estate, on the South Downs National Park, near Steyning, West Sussex. A registered charity since 2009, we reconnect local people from all walks of life to our unique piece of species-rich downland, benefiting their mind, body and spirit. We create inspiring opportunities for new people to join the community through active 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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Huge thanks to Neil Pringle of Neil Pringle Productions for making this video for us!