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Sustainability centre

educate, enable and inspire people from all walks of life to make positive changes to the way they live and work.

With our position in the heart of the South Downs National Park, The Sustainability Centre could not enjoy a more idyllic setting.

The Centre is spread across 55 acres of woodland and natural chalk downland. Indeed, the sheer beauty of our surroundings is an enduring reminder of the importance of our work and goals. We are owned by a charity, the Earthworks Trust, which was established in 1995.

The Sustainability Centre aims to educate, enable and inspire people from all walks of life to make positive changes to the way they live and work.

As part of this vision we aim to manage our land, our charity and our businesses as working examples of sustainability.

We practise and promote sustainability as a process of making decisions which balance economic, social and environmental factors for positive benefit.

We nurture people and ideas. And in an increasingly uncertain world, we aim to provide positive messages and practical solutions for dynamic, creative change.

In pursuing this goal, we welcome families and schools; professionals and special interest groups; walkers and cyclists on the South Downs Way; children and young people; and simply anyone with an interest in what we do.


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If you are looking for an indoor/outdoor event surrounded by nature, then we have the ideal place for those who want a quiet, rural setting. At our venue you can enjoy background music or acoustic sounds, with good food. A special place to spend time with family, friends and colleagues, close to nature in a woodland setting.

Our Woodland Hall offers the perrfect venue for an informal blessing or celebration for small weddings of up to 100 people. Many people hire our entire campsite or eco-lodge for guests to stay and enjoying our quiet peaceful surroundings.

The Woodland Hall
Our Round Wood Hall is set in the heart or the  woodland and is wonderful timber-framed building. It is open on 3 sides with 
canvas flaps to protect against the elements. At one end is a cob wall with an open fireplace. Bags of wood can be ordered prior to your event.

Woodland Hall Size
The size of the Round Wood Hall is 9m x 6.5m inside or 13m x
11m if the canvas sides are open.
There is seating for 38-48 people on 10 benches and 18 chairs,
and room for a further 40 people standing undercover or 100
when canvas sides are open. There are also 5 wooden tables
which each seat seat 6-8 people.

Woodland Hall  Facillities
There is lighting and electricity.
There is a compost toilet next to the woodland room.
The Green Room
Our indoor Confrence Room is conveniently located next to the Beech Café.

Green Room Size
The size of the Confrence Room is 58 10.8m x 5.4m or 
 The room has 60 chairs and can fit a further 20 people standing. There are 3 tables available for use that would seat 6 people, and 3 larger tables that would seat 8-10 people.

Green Room Facillities
There is a projector available in the room.
Booking the conference room includes exclusive use of the downstairs foyer, where there is space for drinks and a buffet. 
Toilet facilities are nearby.


The Beech Cafe can offer a full wedding buffett. We specialise in delicious organic, Fair Trade, vegetarian and vegan food.
We would be delighted to discuss your wedding celebration. To discuss your requirements kindly contact Jade on 01730 823 755 or email [email protected]


We will tailor our facillities and tariff according to your individual requirements. If you would like to hold your event with us our Accomodation Manager would be very pleased to discuss your ideas and provide pricing options suitable for you.

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Venue Details

Opening Times:

Monday 09:30 to 16:30
Tuesday 09:30 to 16:30
Wednesday 09:30 to 16:30
Thursday 09:30 to 16:30
Friday 09:30 to 16:30


The Sustainability Centre Droxford Road, East Meon Petersfield, Hampshire GU32 1HR




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