High Weald

Introduction: A National Trust-owned, tranquil woodland oasis of 107ha, with a delightful circular walk to follow.

Location: East of A267 Tunbridge Wells to Eastbourne road, 1 mile north of Mark Cross.

What can I do? Walk the gentle, 1 mile circular walk around the site, which includes a section along a spectacular sunken drover's path.

What can I see? Nap Wood is nationally recognised for its fantastic array of wildlife; from the mature trees that tower above you to the vivid displays of bluebells that decorate the woodland floor in late spring. Tree species include pine, birch, coppiced chestnut and numerous large oak, beech and yew trees. Deer can be seen if you are lucky!

What can I hear? Listen out for the different calls and songs of the woodland birds.

Information available: A pdf walk leaflet (859 KB) is available to download

Grid Reference: TQ586329(OS Map)
OS Map: 136 (Explorer, 1:25,000)
Opening times: All year
Prices: Free

Nearest train station: Frant 3.3 miles
Nearest NCN route: Route 21, 1.4 miles

Where can I park? Limited in lay-by on the East side of the A267

Where can I get further information? The National Trust website and Visit Woods website