Ditchling is now fully open for business! 

We’re all very excited to be fully operational with all the Covid safety measures in place.

Come and explore; eat; sleep; drink and discover our beautiful village.

Latest update below from some of Ditchling’s local businesses:

The Nutmeg Tree

The Nutmeg Tree is open. For more information call 01273 842708.

The Green Welly

The Green Welly Cafe is open. For more information call 01273 841010.

The White Horse 

We are currently trading within the Covid safe guidelines. Our tables are well spaced inside and out. We now have a marquee up to cover our outside area and we are running our shop and cafe which is serving breakfast and lunches from 9am, 7 days a week, as well as our pub being open 11am till latest 10pm closing. We have a great selection of food options available to cater for every need including vegan and gluten free.

Pruden & Smith 

Come and visit our lovely new extended gallery. Appointments are available Monday to Saturday with workshop tours on Saturdays.

Book your in store visit here. Book your online design appointment here.


Our Ridgeview shop has now opened it’s doors to visitors Monday to Saturday 11 – 4 for sales & collections. We are currently operating safely for visitors. 

The Jointure B&B

We are delighted to welcome guests to our comfortable b&b in a private apartment at our historic home in the centre of Ditchling.  Having signed up to the Sawdays “Clean & Safe” Charter ( guests can be assured that all necessary precautions have been taken and they can relax knowing that it is a safe environment in which to stay. For up-to-date information please phone Shirley on 01273 841244 or email

Blackberry Wood 

Blackberry Wood is now open.

“We have enhanced our cleaning procedures, we have removed soft furnishings in our glamping units and provide hand sanitisers in units and around the site. We try to do all our check-ins outside when possible and only allow 1 person at a time inside our on-site shop (where masks need to be worn too).

The nature of our business means guests naturally spend a lot of time outdoors with plenty of fresh air.  No better way to stay healthy if you ask us!!”

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft

Opening times
Thursday – Sunday, 10:30am – 5:15pm
Family Offer
Free entry for under 18s
Buy a family activity pack in advance here: or in the shop when you arrive.
Covid safety measures: 
The safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers is our utmost priority. The new measures we have put in place to protect everyone will mean your visit will feel a little different than usual.
Firstly, we strongly advise you book your ticket in advance to avoid disappointment. 

When you are in the museum, you will be asked to follow a one-way system and observe the social distancing measures that are in place. Some galleries will have limited numbers so you may need to wait for a short while before you can enter. Staff will be on hand to guide you.

We have received the Visit Britain ‘We’re Good To Go’ consumer mark, the industry standard demonstrating that we have taken account of all the government and public health guidance and put appropriate measures in place. Our visitors have reported feeling incredibly safe when visiting the museum.

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