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A Year in the Life of Ashdown Forest

A gorgeous film, produced by the Friends of Ashdown Forest, giving a 'behind the scenes' look at just what it takes to manage and maintain the Forest in the 21st Century. To view the film click here or visit our YouTube Channel. (Released December 2013)


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Discover more at Ashdown Forest...

The Forest Centre and glade of trees with picnic tables.Originally a deer hunting forest in Norman times, Ashdown Forest is now one of the largest free public access space in the South East. It is a great place for walking and enjoying spectacular views over the Sussex countryside and is known the world over as the 'home' of Winnie-the-Pooh.

The Forest is at the heart of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and has national and international protection because of its wildlife. Nearly two thirds of its 6500 acres (2500 hectares) are heathland, amounting to 2.5% of the UK's extent of this rare habitat. How to get to Ashdown Forest


The Forest Centre is the headquarters of the Conservators of Ashdown Forest who are responsible for the management the Forest. It is the best starting point for finding out about the Forest, what you can see, and where you can go.

 

INFORMATION BARN OPENING HOURS:

30th March - 31st October ..................................1st November - 29th March

Monday-Friday: 2pm-5pm ......................................Weekends only

Saturday-Sunday: 11am-5pm.................................Saturday-Sunday: 11am-dusk

 


EASTER HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES:easter

30th & 31st MARCH: Forest School Holiday Club for 6-10 yr olds

POP-UP CAFE OPEN: Fri 3rd-Mon 6th APRIL Ashdown Forest Centre 11am-4pm

 

Please click on the link above for more details or information on how to book a place.

Booking essential for all events - book a space now!!!

 

 

 

 

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