High Weald

  • herding farmer sussex cattle
  • Conker-coloured Sussex cattle

    are a hardy, traditional breed seen grazing in the area's fields

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Did you know that buying products from farmers, fruit growers and woodland workers that are managing their land in an environmentally responsible way is one of the best ways of helping to conserve the area's special features.

View our local producers section to find suppliers of: fruit and drink such as juice, wine and beer; coppiced timber for fencing, logs and charcoal; meat, largely beef and lamb; and dairy items.

A trugmaker's tale

A trugmaker's tale

Pete Marden, local trug maker, talks about making trugs using the same tools and methods... Read more

A juice producer's tale

A juice producer's tale

Fruit growers Matthew and Carol Wilson, of Oakwood Farm near Robertsbridge explain what prompted them... Read more

From hops to beer

From hops to beer

Hops have been cultivated in the High Weald since the sixteenth century. Hopped ale or... Read more

From wood to charcoal

From wood to charcoal

Charcoal burning is one of the world's oldest crafts dating back to pre-Roman times. It... Read more