Forest View

Welcome to Ashdown Forest

Ashdown Forest is an exciting tourism destination, conveniently located between London and the South Coast.  It’s a great choice for a day out, a relaxing weekend or a longer holiday!

  • Relax and enjoy the stunning landscapes and varied scenery
  • Experience a wide variety of exciting adventures
  • Explore quaint  Sussex villages
  • Investigate a rich heritage that includes King Henry VIII and Winnie the Pooh

What will you find on the Ashdown Forest?

  • Fabulous Places to Stay : from award winning camp sites and bed & breakfasts to traditional pubs and world class hotels
  • Great Places to Eat: tea rooms & cafes to welcoming pubs and renowned restaurants. Expect locally sourced food, log fires in winter & summer gardens
  • Exciting Places to Visit : National Trust Properties, Heritage Steam Railways, Art Galleries, Theatres and Museums
  • Fun  Activities for the whole family:  cycling, canoeing, climbing, bush craft, survival skills, golf, walking and wine tasting
  • Fun Courses to learn new skills  : willow weaving, basket making, cheese making and painting
  • Unique shopping opportunities: antiques, artifacts, crafts, toys, plants and farm shops selling artisan bread, cheese, locally produced wine & cider
  • Quality Venues for events including meetings, weddings, receptions and conferences

How to get to the Ashdown Forest?   Click here  ‘How to Get Here

How to find out about events?  Click on ‘Whats On’ for a guide to concerts, exhibitions and more

Click on ‘Regular Events’ for Folk Clubs, Steak Nights, Pub Quiz Nights and more

How do I find specific information? Enter key words in the  Search Facility ie Downstairs rooms

Can’t find what you’re looking for?  Email Barbara

Ashdown Forest is so much more than a walk in the country!

Film of Ashdown Forest

Ashdown Forest

What's On Guide

Talk about East Sussex Women at Bridge Cottage

22nd May This new exhibition at Bridge Cottage looks at the history of Women’s... 

May 22, 2018 | View Details »

Free Workshops from Suffragettes and Beyond at Bridge Cottage

Wednesday 23rd May 2.00pm and 6.00pm This new exhibition at Bridge Cottage looks... 

May 23, 2018 | View Details »

Guided Walk on the Forest

Wednesday 23rd May Enjoy a healthy walk on the Forest from 10.30 for an hour.  The... 

May 23, 2018 | View Details »

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For further information please contact Barbara E: Tel: 01435 863091

Its Bluebell Season!

Spring has finally sprung!

Look out for the bluebells at

Heaven Farm, Sheffield Park

and Horam Manor Farm!