High Weald

Product information

The High Weald Wilderness or forest is largely a wooded, pastoral landscape with some fruit and hop growing at its eastern end. Its main products are fruit and drink such as juice, wine and beer; coppiced timber for fencing, logs and charcoal; meat, largely beef and lamb; and dairy items.

Outstanding history

Outstanding history

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

Outstanding geology

Outstanding geology

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

Outstanding buildings

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

Timeline

Timeline

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