High Weald
  • aerial shot of High Weald landscape
  • An Outstanding

    cultural landscape

    "Unless a man understands the Weald, he cannot write about the beginnings of England." Hilaire Belloc

    "A landscape chock-a-block with heritage" Historic England

    Read more...
  • Keep up-to-date

    on news at the heart of the High Weald AONB

    Regular updates on our wide-range of activities, funding opportunities and issues affecting the AONB and those who live here

    Read the news...
  • Preserve

    the beauty of your property’s surrounding area

    We give planning advice and support, with objectives set out in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Management Plan.

    Read more...
  • Learn more

    about us

    We aim to maintain and enhance the area's ancient landscape and enjoyment of it by current and future generations.

    Read more...

Welcome to the High Weald

HW location mapA 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. View a more detailed map

High Weald Farmer Event Programme 2022

High Weald Farmer Event Programme 2022

We are running an exciting programme of events for farmers and land managers in the High Weald AONB, providing inspiration and guidance for projects that could be funded by the Farming... Read more

Farming in Protected Landscapes

Farming in Protected Landscapes

The new Farming in Protected Landscapes programme gives grants for projects in England’s special and unique Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) and National Parks. Read more

Sussex Lund Grant Programme

Sussex Lund Grant Programme

Sussex Lund is a grant programme of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin.  It supports small-scale, practical projects that improve the landscape of the High Weald AONB and the hamlets, villages and... Read more

Sign up to receive our latest news

Sign up to receive our latest news

We send out regular eNews to keep everyone up-to-date with activities going on in the area that promote or care for the special qualities of the High Weald. Our eNews tends to... Read more

Twitter Feed

High Weald Story