High Weald

Products story

Do you ever wonder how charcoal is made? or how hops are grown processed and used in flavouring in beer? This section provides the story behind the product, explaining how a raw material from the High Weald countryside is turned into a useful product.

Timeline

Timeline

Click on the stars and find out how the High Weald changed through time Read more

Outstanding wildlife

Outstanding wildlife

Over 22.8% of the High Weald is covered by ancient woodland; in the form of... Read more

Outstanding history

Outstanding history

The High Weald is a cultural landscape, shaped by people since prehistory to the present... Read more

Outstanding buildings

Outstanding buildings

The area's settlement is characterised by: A very high density of dispersed historic settlements of farmsteads... Read more

Outstanding geology

Outstanding geology

Underneath the patchwork landscape of the High Weald lie bands of sandstone and clay -... Read more