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Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

Lodge Hill Ln, Ditchling, Hassocks BN6 8SP, UK

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About Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft was situated in the Sussex South Downs, the museum focuses on the artists and craftspeople who made Ditchling a creative hub in the 20th century. The site is home to a nationally important collection of artefacts made by the arts and craftsmen who lived in the village, such as typographer and sculptor Eric Gill, designer of the London Underground font Edward Johnston and printer Hilary Pepler.



Attractions near Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

Ditchling Beacon2.49km from Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

Ditchling Beacon is a popular road hill climb. It is tackled by many amateurs on the annual London to Brighton bike ride. It averages 9%, but gets up to a maximum of 16%, with quite a few false flats. It consists of a large chalk hill with a particularly steep northern face, covered with open grassland and sheep-grazing areas.

Jack and Jill Windmills2.86km from Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

The Jack and Jill Windmills stand on the South Downs above the village of Clayton. Jill Windmill is a 19th Century traditional corn windmill which has been fully restored. These Grade II listed buildings offer beautiful views across the Sussex Weald and make the perfect backdrop for a picnic.

Devil's Dyke - National Trust7.87km from Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

Devil's Dyke is a 100m deep V-shaped valley on the South Downs Way in southern England, near Brighton and Hove. It is part of a Site of Special Scientific Interest, Beeding Hill to Newtimber Hill. Devil's Dyke was a major local tourist attraction in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Sussex Prairie Garden9.67km from Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

The Prairie Garden is a six acre garden with naturalistic planting, created by Paul and Pauline McBride. The garden is on a farm and surrounded by oak trees.  The garden is surrounded by mature oaks, with views of the iron age sites of Chanctonbury Ring and Devil's Dyke.

Anne of Cleves House10.3km from Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

This beautiful medieval house is part of the story of King Henry VIII and his divorce settlement with his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves. Owned and operated as a museum by the Sussex Archaeological Society under the operating name "Sussex Past", it is home to wide-ranging collections of furniture and artefacts of Sussex interest.

Lewes Castle & Museum10.33km from Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

Lewes Castle is one of the oldest Norman fortresses in England, with incredible panoramic views of Sussex from the top of the keep. Its Museum houses a fine archaeological collection, including delicate prehistoric flints, fine Roman pottery, Saxon weapons, and medieval gold rings. New features include interactive displays, a new medieval gallery, and an audio-visual show.

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East Sussex is a county in South East England. It is bordered by the counties of Kent to the north and east, West Sussex to the west, and Surrey for a short distance to the north-west, as well as the English Channel to the south.