Wilderness Wood



Hadlow Down, nr Uckfield, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN22 4HJ

Tel: +44 01825 830509

Wilderness Wood, Nr Uckfield


"A hidden treat". A unique 61 acre family-run working woodland, where you can still see traditional coppicing. Fascinating and beautiful at all seasons, with miles of paths and tracks to explore, including springtime bluebell walk and easy access path.

Woodland trails explain how the woodland ticks, and introduce its wildlife. Children love the playground, exploring, building camps. Picnic places, BBQs for hire, refreshments with local produce in unique timber barn and tea garden.

Gift shop and exhibition. Workshop making garden furniture and structures, wood products to buy. Programme of special events & guided walks. Groups and schools welcome.

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

6 miles north east of Uckfield, in Hadlow Down village on the south side of the main A272 road.


  • Green Tourism Business Scheme -Green Business Gold Green Business Gold 2012

Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

* The wood is open daily all the year round, from 10 am until 5.30pm or dusk if dusk is earlier. During December (Christmas tree time) we are open from 9am - 6pm, seven days a week.

Reduced admission prices November to February.

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