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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!

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Ashdown Forest

What's On Guide

School Holiday Fungus Hunt

Tuesday 25th October 11am – 4.00pm Take a stroll on the Forest and have your... 

October 25, 2016 | View Details »

Wedding Fayre at Uckfield Civic Centre

Saturday 29th October Wedding Fair at the Civic Centre in Uckfield on Saturday 29th... 

October 29, 2016 | View Details »

An Illustrated Talk about EH Shepard – the illustrator of Winnie the Pooh

Saturday, October 29th 2016 –  2.00pm the Education Barn, Ashdown Forest Centre An... 

October 29, 2016 | View Details »

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

 Autumn has started!

Ashdown Forest is a great place

for an Autumn break!