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.Find out more
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…Find out more
Latest News & Updates
Sussex Lund grants programme now open for applications
Apply for grants of up to £15,000 for projects that improve the ecology and scenic beauty of the High Weald, or help people to experience the landscape and build connections to it...Find out more
Meet the High Weald AONB Team at the Heathfield Agricultural Show!
Come and find us on stand C38 for a drink and a chat. Hear about our latest grant opportunities for farmers, land mangers and communities, and learn more about this historic and precious landscape...Find out more
Wild About Dark Skies Festival celebrates wonders of the stars
A great time was had at the first ever Wild About Dark Skies Festival. Funded by the Sussex Lund grant programme, the Festival raised awareness of the negative impacts of light pollution on the High Weald's night sky.Find out more