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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, the crate challenge, bush craft, survival skills, golf and walking with llamas
  • Fun Courses to learn: 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 weddings, receptions and conferences

How to get to the Ashdown Forest?   Click on  ‘How to Get Here’ for details

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!

 Have you entered our 10th Birthday Competition?

Your chance to win a great prize each month!

October Prize is overnight accommodation for 2

at The Tigger House B&B

 Click onto 10th Birthday celebrations and enter to win

great prizes every month this year!

Film of Ashdown Forest

Ashdown Forest

Event Listings

Guided Healthy Walks on the Forest

Wednesday 29th  October Enjoy a healthy walk on the Forest from 10.30 for an hour.... 

October 29, 2014 | View Event Details »

Wedding Showcase Evenings at East Sussex National

Thursday 30th October 6.30-8.00pm Join us to see how how our stunning wedding venue... 

October 30, 2014 | View Event Details »

Halloween Surprises and Fright Night Express on Spa Valley Railway

Friday 31st October Are you feeling brave?  Board the Fright Night Express on the... 

October 31, 2014 | View Event Details »

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

Regular Events

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Its Back to School time after a lovely summer.  Loads of exciting events across the Forest this autumn.

Take a look at our ‘Whats On’ page

for details!





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