Hospitality Manager to lead our Accommodation Team
You will lead a great team delivering high quality customer service to our guests. We have a 38 bed self-catering hostel, a 22 bed B+B and a small family campsite with yurts.
Seasonal Housekeeping Assistant
An exciting opportunity for an individual who enjoys cleaning as part of a small team, and presenting rooms to a high standard.
Our Campsite is Open
Our B & B and Hostel are Open
The burials office will be open in normal business hours.
If you need to see a member of staff, please make an appointment to avoid a wasted journey.
Normal Opening Hours
Wednesday to Sunday
8:30 am- 4 pm
Breakfast served from
8.30 am - 10 am
Lunch served from
11.30 am - 2.30 pm
Booking recommended but not essential.
Our 2022 courses are available to book online.
Evening Talk: Healthy Soil, Health You
Tuesday 21st June 2022
Volunteering sessions have resumed.
Grounds Opening Hours
Our Natural Burial site and grounds are open to visitors daily.
Authorised parking is for those visiting the site for:-
Opening for Schools Bookings
We are taking bookings for day visits and residential trips in 2022 & 2023, so please do get in touch.
Join Our Friends Scheme
We have lots of loyal supporters, followers and people and you may be one of them. If you are, we would like you to consider becoming a Friend.
Family Holiday Activities
Bring your family to an exciting wilderness experience at The Sustainability Centre in the South Downs. We have also introduced some overnight adventures and advanced skills for the over 12's.
We have 3 types of workshops (see above) and 2 different workshops each day, families can have a full day out if they choose.
Our survival and nature exploration is inspired by John Muir, the adventurer, survival expert and botanist. He climbed mountains and glaciers with just an axe and washing line.
New family holiday accommodation with a wilderness experience at The Sustainability Centre in the South Downs.
Our overnight adventures include a choice of staying in our:
Self Catering Hostel
You can choose activities to do as a family from:
Wild Camp Design - fire lighting and shelter building.
Wild Camp Cookout - Wilod cooking and fire lighting.
Nature Connection - Make a nature book and learn songs in our wild flower meadow.
Help Us Raise Funds
We are asking for donations of your cast off silk scarves, fancy scarves, woollen scarves, hats and gloves (which are still in a good state of repair). Each item will be lovingly cared for, presented beautifully and sold to raise funds for our New Learning Centre Retro Fit, here at The Sustainability Centre.
This blog makes a case for letting the wild in to all garden spaces and working with and not against nature in our own back yards. Taking a look at how to achieve a bio-diverse mix between a formal garden and an untamed wild wood. With the current focus on re-wilding and creating more diverse nature spaces, how much intervention is appropriate and how much interaction will be right?
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When you shop at over 4,000 top stores including Amazon, Expedia and John Lewis via Give as you Live, they'll turn a percentage of your spend into free funds for Leaves for Learning!
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Earthworks Trust & Earthworks Foundation
The Sustainability Centre is owned and operated by The Earthworks Trust (Charity No.1079866).
Our trading company is Earthworks Foundation. All profits go to support our charity The Earthworks Trust.
Please be aware that our 55 acre site is privately owned. Customers and clients are welcomed at their own risk. All visitors are reminded that this is a countryside site and all tracks, paths and car parks are informal, uneven and may not all be suitable for people with mobility issues.
As we are located in the South Downs National Park dark skies zone, there is no lighting on site after dark.
We advise sturdy, appropriate footwear at all times and use of a torch at night.
The Sustainability Centre
East Meon, Hants
South Downs Eco Lodge & Camp Site
South Downs Eco Lodge
The Sustainability Centre
East Meon, Hants