Location: East Grinstead Station
Grid Reference: TQ389382(OS Map)
OS Map: Explorer 135 Ashdown Forest
Distance: 10 miles
Time: 5 hours
Information Available: West Sussex County Council, Rights of Way on 01243 777620
Directions/Transport: Start the walk at East Grinstead Station. At the roundabout take the junction signposted B2110 to Turners Hill. Follow this road to the next roundabout,take the third exit again to Turners Hill. Just beyond the roundabout on the left hand side you will see signposted the High Weald Landscape Trail. (HWLT) Take this footpath until you meet another lane, leave the HWLT.
Cross the lane and follow a footpath until you reach a cross roads. Turn right and follow a footpath to Weirwood Reservoir. When you reach the reservoir you will meet the HWLT, turn right. The path becomes a metalled track, follow to the lane. Turn right at the lane and almost immediately continue on the HWLT over the road. Follow this footpath until you cross a railway and leave the HWLT and continue on a public footpath. Follow the path through the woods until you meet the HWLT again.
Turn right onto the HWLT and follow the Trail until you reach a T junction, turn left onto lane. Follow this lane until you reach a road and cross over the road continuing on a footpath.
Follow the footpath until you reach another road, the B2110. Cross over the road and continue on the footpath. At Fen Place Mill take the right hand footpath and continue until you meet the Sussex Border Path. Turn right and then left, continuing on the Sussex Border Path.
When the Sussex Border Path meets the Worth Way, turn right onto the Worth Way which takes you back towards East Grinstead. This path is on the route of a dismantled railway line and continues back to the Station.
Bus Information: 82, East Grinstead to Crawley, hourly service, Mon-Sat. No Sunday Service. 400, East Grinstead to Horley, hourly service, Mon-Sat, 491, East Grinstead to Horley Sunday Service. For further information phone 0870 6082 608
Train Information: East Grinstead to London, 2 hourly, and hourly trains on Sunday. Phone 08457 484950
Car Park Information: There is car parking at East Grinstead Station.
Guide: High Weald Landscape Trail, West Sussex leaflet produced by West Sussex County Council
Waymarking: High Weald Circular Walks waymarking discs
Services: There are varioud pubs and shops in East Grinstead. There are two pubs in West Hoathly and Sharpthorne, a short distance from the walk (see map).
Download: pdf High Weald Landscape Trail - West Sussex Circular Walks (2.69 MB)