High Weald
  • 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

  • Keep up-to-date

    on news at the heart of the High Weald AONB

    Regular updates on our wide-range of activities, funding opportunities and issues affecting the AONB and those who live here

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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.


Welcome to the High Weald

HW location mapA medieval landscape of wooded, rolling hills studded with sandstone outcrops; small, irregular-shaped fields; scattered farmsteads; and ancient routeways. The 1461km2 area covers parts of Kent, Sussex and Surrey at the heart of South East England. View a more detailed map

Join our team...

Join our team...

We're seeking a Land Management Project Officer and Access & Recreation Officer to join our small, friendly team based in Flimwell...   Read more

Biennial Review 2020-2022

Biennial Review 2020-2022

Read about our many activities and successes over the past two financial years, including the challenges faced – and overcome – during the Covid-19 pandemic... Read more

In support of our High Weald farmers...

In support of our High Weald farmers...

The High Weald is a working landscape, with a rich farming history stretching back to the neolithic period. Livestock grazing over many generations has helped shape the area into the... Read more

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