Course Discounts and Benefits
Positioned in the heart of the South Downs National Park, The Sustainability Centre offers an idyllic location for learning. The Centre is spread across 55 acres of woodland and natural chalk downland. Within the site we have a number of training spaces to suit the range of courses we offer. These include: an indoor classroom, a woodland classroom with fireplace, a woodwork workshop and two peaceful forest teaching spaces. The site also has numerous examples of sustainable practices, from yurts to willow coppicing, wildlife garden to solar energy. Read more about projects on our site.
High Quality Training
Our tutors are experts in their fields and experienced teachers, so you can be always be sure of receiving a high standard of training. We also limit participant numbers on our courses to ensure you get the time and attention you need with your tutor.
Permaculture Bookshop Discounts
All course participants receive a voucher for the following discounts in the Permaculture Shop (found in the Sustainability Centre reception area).
- 20% off Permanent Publications books (over 50 titles)
- 10% off other books, DVDs, tools & products
- 25% off subscription to Permaculture Magazine and free digital access to magazine back issues
Wetherdown Lodge is our eco-lodge, which provides affordable hostel-style accommodation, including a kitchen, dining and lounge area. There is also the option of camping on site in your own tent or in one of our tipis or yurts.
The Beech Cafe
Our on-site café provides the catering for our multi-day courses. The café offers an array of delicious organic, Fair Trade, vegetarian and vegan food, ranging from homemade soup to a hearty ploughman's, to Moroccan Tagine or Cajun spiced halloumi skewers. They also provide a wide range of delicious teas, coffees, home-made organic ice creams and soft drinks and are renowned for their fabulous cakes, including banana and pecan cake, carrot cake and flapjacks. Click here for opening times.