High Weald
  • cottage timberframe
  • children tractor heaven farm
  • orchids meadow
  • village landscape sunset mayfield
  • combine harvester
  • An Outstanding

    cultural landscape

    "Unless a man understands the Weald, he cannot write about the beginnings of England." Hilaire Belloc

    "A landscape chock-a-block with heritage" Historic England

  • Explore

    our medieval landscape

    Use our interactive map to discover what the countryside around you has to offer. Steam trains, climbing rocks, historic gardens and nature reserves; we have attractions to suit every age and energy level

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  • Keep up-to-date

    on news at the heart of the High Weald AONB

    Regular updates of events affecting the countryside and the lives of those within it

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  • Preserve

    the beauty of your property’s surrounding area

    We give planning advice and support, with objectives set out in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Management Plan.

  • Learn more

    about us

    We aim to maintain and enhance the area's ancient landscape and enjoyment of it by current and future generations.


Welcome to the High Weald

HW location mapA medieval landscape of wooded, rolling hills studded with sandstone outcrops; small, irregular-shaped fields; scattered farmsteads; and ancient routeways. The 1461km2 area covers parts of Kent, Sussex and Surrey at the heart of South East England. View a more detailed map

Job Vacancy: Comms Officer (Maternity Cover)

Job Vacancy: Comms Officer (Maternity Cover)

We are currently seeking a dynamic Communications Officer (Maternity Cover) to join our small team based in Flimwell on a fixed term contract, starting in October Read more

Meadows Surveys search for precious new habitats

Meadows Surveys search for precious new habitats

The High Weald AONB Partnership has partnered with Natural England to carry out a summer surveying programme of the area’s species-rich grassland habitats Read more

Head of CPRE visits High Weald farms

Head of CPRE visits High Weald farms

The High Weald AONB Partnership hosted visitors from London for a tour of some of the area’s family-run farms... Read more