"Unless a man understands the Weald, he cannot write about the beginnings of England." Hilaire Belloc
"A landscape chock-a-block with heritage" Historic EnglandRead more...
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
on news at the heart of the High Weald AONB
Regular updates of events affecting the countryside and the lives of those within itRead the news...
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.Read more...
We aim to maintain and enhance the area's ancient landscape and enjoyment of it by current and future generations.Read more...
Schools' logo competition
This year we're celebrating the 70th anniversary of the legislation that led to the creation of AONBs as protected landscapes.
Displayed here are the winning designs from local schools, The Meads Primary & Maynards Green Community Primary.More about our work with schools...
A short film
'Hearts in the landscape'
People across the nation created hearts in their protected landscapes last month to mark the 70th anniversary this year of the National Parks & Access to the Countryside Act. A short film was made to the soundtrack of 'Fugitives', the new poem for AONB's.Watch and listen here...