Introduction: The Forest Way is situated in the heart of the beautiful East Sussex countryside. It is approximately 10 miles long and is used for walking, cycling, horse riding and the quiet enjoyment of the countryside.
Location: It runs from East Grinstead to Groombridge.
What can I do? Walk, cycle or ride all or as much of the route as you wish. Stop off at villages along the way and sample local fayre. Or picnic along the track at one of the many benches and picnic tables.
What can I see? In spring and summer look out for a variety of wildflowers such as wild garlic in the verges. Badger tracks, deer and foxes may be seen in woodlands and fields.
What can I hear? The woods are full of birds to listen to and the fields are full of swallows catching food from April to October.
Information available: An information guide is pdf available here (464 KB) to help you explore the Forest Way.
Grid reference: TQ402376(OS Map) Herontye Drive, East Grinstead to TQ528365(OS Map) Corseley Road, Groombridge.
OS Map: 135 (Explorer, 1:25,000)
Opening times: Open all year
Nearest train station: East Grinstead, (mainline) at the beginning of the route.
Nearest NCN route: Route 21 runs along the Forest Way.
Where can I park? There is a public car park at Forest Row. Parking also available at East Grinstead station.
Where can I get further information? Visit the East Sussex County Council website