Ditchling is very much open and we are looking forward to welcoming visitors again.
We are politely encouraging visitors to wear a mask indoors, to not only protect yourself, but others too and to keep all our local wonderful businesses up and running.
We are proud to be supporting #maskingforafriend.
The Nutmeg Tree
This beautiful 1930s/40s Ditchling tea room has reopened for inside AND alfresco dining (from Monday 17th May) offering breakfast, morning coffee, lunch & afternoon tea. They have a Covid duty of care in place.
The Green Welly
The Green Welly Cafe has reopened and is serving both inside and outside from Monday 17th May. Booking is advisable for breakfasts, lunches and afternoon teas/coffees for groups of up to 6 persons or 2 households.
They are operating a Covid secure environment and ask customers to please support them as much as possible in order to resume their usual level of hospitality.
The White Horse
The White Horse is open both inside (from Monday 17th May) and out and has a new revamped garden and booth area. They are currently trading within the Covid safe guidelines.
Pruden & Smith
The shop is now open by appointment only. Shopping appointments are available in half hour slots between 10am-5pm Monday – Saturday. Book your shopping appointment or in-store design appointment via the links on their website:
The Ridgeview Wine Garden will be welcoming visitors again from Thursday 15th April 2021.
The Ridgeview Wine Garden is the perfect spot for a socially-distanced get-together with friends or family. Join them for stunning vineyard vistas and enjoy a safe yet celebratory atmosphere with an array of exciting hospitality experiences.
Booking in advance essential:
Court Garden are planning on resuming vineyard tours on Saturday 17th April.
Public tours can be booked now for vineyard tours starting on Saturday 17th April at 11am and every Saturday thereafter.
They are limiting tour numbers to 24 and have spaced out their tables for that. If there is demand for greater numbers they will announce additional tours. They welcome enquiries for private groups.
The Jointure B&B
The Jointure Studios are delighted to be open again and are welcoming guests to their special b&b from May 17th. Please see the calendar for availability and if you would like to stay, send a request through their Contact page, or phone Shirley on 01273 841244.
They have a flexible booking policy and you can be assured that they will have appropriate Covid-19 precautions in place.
Following a recent Covid inspection Blackberry Wood have now been authorised to open fully on the 12th April 2021. Their facilities will be accessible to everyone but should you prefer to bring your own portable WC so that you are self contained, they do have a WC emptying facility and of course outside water taps.
When open, all camping clearings are well spaced providing an excellent safe camping option.
The Macs Farm
The Macs Farm will be reopening the farm on the 18th May for visitors. For now the egg shack is open Monday-Saturday 9-12.
To book camping options and events, please go to their website:
Chatt Estates are open for business.
Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft
They are reopening on May 20th 2021 with a new exhibition, Taking a Line for a Walk, John Vernon Lord & friends.
To book tickets or a visit, please go to their website: