Ditchling is a picturesque historic village nestling under the South Downs just north of Brighton. It has a rich artistic heritage, celebrated in the newly reopened Ditchling Musueum of Art+Craft, and this continues will many contemporary artists and makers. There are a few shops, including a fine jeweller Pruden & Smith, and leather handbags made by Jane Hopkinson, two pubs and cafes. Nearby attractions include Glyndebourne, Charleston Farmhouse, Lewes and, of course, the Pavilion, Museum and seafront of Brighton.
By car: M23/A23 Exit for Hassocks once you reach the South Downs. Then follow signs for Hassocks, then Ditchling, apx.3 miles.
By train: Hassocks station is on main London-Brighton line. Ditchling is 2 miles from the station.