Ashdown Forest

Wealden

Type:Country / Royal Park

Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Grinstead, East Sussex, RH18 5JN

Tel: 01342 823583

Ashdown Forest

About

Originally a deer hunting forest in Norman times, Ashdown Forest is now one of the largest free public access space in the South East. It is a great place for walking and enjoying spectacular views over the Sussex countryside and is known the world over as the 'home' of Winnie-the-Pooh.

The Forest is at the heart of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has national and international protection because of its wildlife. Nearly two thirds of its 6500 acres (2500 hectares) are heathland, amounting to 2.5% of the UK's extent of this rare habitat.

The Forest Centre is the headquarters of the Conservators of Ashdown Forest who are responsible for the management the Forest. It is the best starting point for finding out about the Forest, what you can see, and where you can go.

 

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Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member Tourism South East Member 2017

Opening Times

2022 - Opening (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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