An outstanding cultural landscape

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Welcome to the High Weald

What is the High Weald?

A medieval landscape of wooded, rolling hills studded with sandstone outcrops; small, irregular-shaped fields; scattered farmsteads; and ancient routeways. The 1461km2 area covers parts of Kent, Sussex and Surrey at the heart of South East England.

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Explore the High Weald

This historic landscape is packed with things to see and do! Use our interactive map to discover walks, nature reserves, attractions and local producers; whether you’re a thrill-seeker or searching for peace and quiet, you’ll find it here…

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Latest News & Updates

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Introducing the High Weald Nature and Community Fund

Previously known as Sussex Lund, the Fund supports work that benefits people and nature in the High Weald National Landscape. Apply by 15 July for grants up to £20,000...

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Meet us at the Heathfield Agricultural Show!

Come and find us on stand C36 this Saturday (25 May). Hear about our latest grant opportunities for farmers, land mangers and communities, and enjoy our storytelling performance of The Nightjar's Journey...

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BLOG: Turn a High Weald Walk into an adventure this Spring!

Spring is the perfect time to explore the High Weald, as woodlands and hedgerows burst into bloom. Here are five of our favourite ways to keep kids (and adults!) entertained outdoors...

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