High Weald

Introduction: There are 3 woods that make up Bewl Water Woods: Coombewell, Pig and Frog Woods. They are broadleaved, ancient semi-natural woodlands with good landscape views, and are owned by the Woodland Trust.

Location: The woods are situated on the north-west shore of Bewl Water Reservoir on the Kent/East Sussex border, south east of the village of Cousley Wood

What can I do? Explore the 3 Woods as part of a walk or cycle around the nearby Bewl Water Reservoir.

What can I see? The woodland is predominantly made up of oak and sweet chestnut coppice. Woodland flowers such as bluebell, wood anemone and yellow archangel put on beautiful displays in spring.

What can I hear? The gentle, lapping waters of Bewl Water Reservoir. Different woodland birds calling and singing from overhead and on the ground.

Grid Reference: TQ657327(OS Map)
OS Map: 188 (Landranger, 1:50,000)
Opening Times: All year
Prices: Free

Nearest train station: Wadhurst 2.5 miles
Nearest NCN route: Route 18, 4.1 miles to the north-east at Kilndown

Where can I park? No local parking

Where can I get further information? Visit the Woodland Trust's website