High Weald
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  • An Outstanding

    cultural landscape

    "Unless a man understands the Weald, he cannot write about the beginnings of England." Hilaire Belloc

    "A landscape chock-a-block with heritage" Historic England

  • Explore

    our medieval landscape

    Use our interactive map to discover what the countryside around you has to offer. Steam trains, climbing rocks, historic gardens and nature reserves; we have attractions to suit every age and energy level

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  • Keep up-to-date

    on news at the heart of the High Weald AONB

    Regular updates of events affecting the countryside and the lives of those within it

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  • Preserve

    the beauty of your property’s surrounding area

    We give planning advice and support, with objectives set out in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Management Plan.

  • Learn more

    about us

    We aim to maintain and enhance the area's ancient landscape and enjoyment of it by current and future generations.


These resources are designed to help your children discover more about the High Weald whilst in the classroom. You may wish to use these before you go outside or as a way of summarising what you've discovered once you've been out and about. 

You might also be interested in the After School Club - a set of 10 interactive sessions for children to learn more about the local landscape.

For the KS1 or 2 meadow plays, a Powerpoint presentation to accompany the script has been produced. We are happy to send you these on CD - please contact us on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

folder Classroom based activities and resources