There are many excellent exhibitions and events held on the Forest through the year.

These range from photographic and historical exhibitions to guided walks to family fun days.

To be sure not to miss out check out our listings on your Facebook Group here.


Regular Groups and Upcoming Events 2021

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A group for pre-school children and their parents / carers - join us to explore the wonderful wildlife of Ashdown Forest through a short walk with seasonal crafts and activities.

Every 3rd Monday of the month 10am - 11:30am

Dates for 2021:

  1. 20th September, 18th October, 15th November 20th  

Suitable for children under 5 years accompanied by an adult.

Please come dressed in clothes you don't mind getting messy and that will keep you warm and dry in all weathers. Long trousers and closed toe shoes are advised for all sessions even if it's hot. In wet weather we will spend some time in the Education barn but will still go out onto the Forest for a short walk so please bring waterproofs for you and your child.

For further information and enquiries contact [email protected] or call 01342 823583

BOOKING ESSENTIAL - Please book a place for each member of your family attending.

Book a place at eventbrite.co.uk


    Family Winnie the Pooh Walk

    Tuesday 24th August



    Stories from the Woods for families

    Wednesday 25th August  






Nature Nuggets - ideas for activities to do whilst out on a walk, with a focus on nature

Ashdown Forest Audio Trail:

Find out more about Ashdown Forest with the Audio Tour. Listen to it on your mobile while you walk.


Bumblebee fun and ID spotter sheet

Bug activities to do with children

Green Tiger Beetle

Hedgehog Highways





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