High Weald

Introduction: A mostly coniferous plantation, owned and managed by the Forestry Commission. By crossing Bixley Lane, it is possible to connect to the neighbouring Flatropers Wood.

Location: Adjacent to Beckley village and 1.3 mile west of Peasmarsh, East Sussex. The Wood can be accessed from Bixley Lane, a minor road off the A268.

What can I do? Explore the Wood on the forest tracks and public footpath that run north-south through the site.

What can I see? Spot the broadleaved trees amongst the conifers - mostly birch, beech and sweet chestnut.

What can I hear? Listen out for typical woodland birds, such as green and great spotted woodpeckers.

Grid reference: TQ858231(OS Map)
OS Map: 124 (Explorer, 1:25,000)
Opening times: Open all year
Prices: Free

Nearest train station: Rye, 5.1 miles
Nearest NCN route: NCN 2 is approx. 5.1 miles away in Rye

Where can I get further information? Please go to the Visit Woods website