High Weald

  • garden gill azaleas Leonardslee
  • castle moat bridge scotney
  • train steam railway station
  • reservoir fishermen sunset
  • Beautiful historic gardens

    interlinked with the area's rolling hills, acid soils and steep-sided gills

  • Romantic castles and mansions

    built with the area's butter-coloured sandstone

  • Steam railways

    Bluebell Railway; Spa Valley Railway; and Kent & East Sussex Railway

  • Accessible reservoirs

    Weirwood; Ardingly; Bewl; Darwell and Powdermill

The area's woodland conceals over 30 small manor houses, castles and beautiful parks and gardens; 9 managed by the National Trust. Other highlights include Bewl Water - the largest area of inland water in the South East of England; Harrison's Rocks - a 1.5km sandstone climbing crag; and Bedgebury Forest which has 22km of cycle tracks. Open farms and woodlands provide a countryside experience; and a car-free view of the landscape can be enjoyed from one of the area's 3 steam railways.

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  • Attractions
  • Cycle routes
  • Farmers market
  • Nature reserves
  • Producers
  • School educational centres
  • School welly walks
  • Walks
  • Winter Highlights

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