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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 info@ashdownforest.com

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

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Ashdown Forest

What's On Guide

Festive Feast on the Bluebell Railway

4th, 5th, 11th and 12th December Join your train at East Grinstead Station and sit... 

December 11, 2017 | View Details »

Christmas Swag Flower Workshops at Gravetye Manor

Monday 11th December   Christmas Swag Join Head Florist, Sue Flight for... 

December 11, 2017 | View Details »

Ashdown Woodturners Association at the Forest Centre

11th November until 17th December – 11am to 5pm Weekends The Ashdown Wood... 

December 12, 2017 | View Details »

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For further information please contact Barbara E: info@ashdownforest.com Tel: 01435 863091

 

Christmas is coming!

Time to book trips to :

Meet Santa

Pantomime &

Ice Skating