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Heritage Open Days
Fri 11 September - Sun 20 SeptemberFree download
Try out a new self-guided walk from Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft around the village in the footsteps of the celebrated artists and craftspeople who lived and worked here from the early 20th Century on.
Commissioned by the South Downs National Park, this walk is available through the app In Their Footsteps which can be downloaded to your phone or tablet from the App Store or Googleplay. It guides you on a circuit which can be made shorter or longer depending on your appetite for walking! Featuring interviews with descendants of some of the original artists and craftspeople, and with images from the collection of Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft, this walk brings together the past and the present in a single experience.
See where the artists lived and worked and admire the fantastic views of the landscape which inspired them, and still inspire artists today.
If you have children with you you can also download a family activity sheet to help you look at nature like an artist.
Pavements in Ditchling are narrow, and part of the walk is on footpaths. There is disabled parking at the museum, please contact to book a space firstname.lastname@example.org. Unfortunately, toilets at the museum are only open to pre-booked visitors because of COVID restrictions. There are toilets at the Village Hall, please check if open.