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Folder Publications

Folder Parish Maps  (98)

Zipped folders containing maps showing different aspects of landscape character – including ancient woodland, sandstone outcrops, historic field boundaries, historic routeways, and wildflower meadows – across each parish wholly, or partly, in the High Weald AONB.  

Each zipped folder also contains background information (metadata) on the mapped data, a copy of the High Weald AONB Management Plan, and guidance on how to effectively consider the AONB in a Neighbourhood Development Plan.

All these maps and documents have been produced by the High Weald AONB Partnership. 

Folder Teaching resources  (720)

Education resources for primary schools in and around the High Weald, including school-specific resources that have been produced for High Weald Hero schools.

Folder High Weald AONB Management Plan  (31)

The High Weald AONB Management Plan sets out the overall strategy for achieving the primary purpose of AONB designation: conserving and enhancing the landscape. The Plan is adopted by the 15 local authorities whose areas are covered by the designation as their policy in relation to the High Weald. 

The Plan is revised every five years and the latest version was published in 2019. The High Weald AONB Management Plan 2019-2024 and its supporting documents can be downloaded below, along with previous archived editions.

Folder Sussex Lund  (11)

Sussex Lund is the grants programme of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin. It supports small-scale, practical projects that improve the ecology and landscape of the High Weald.

Folder Walks and rides  (181)

Leaflets for promoted walks and cycle rides that 1. explore countryside sites managed by public and charitable bodies  2. explore the area's wider countryside using the extensive footpath, bridleway and lanes network.

Folder Maps including LiDAR images  (280)

A LiDAR (light detection and ranging) survey of the Weald Forest Ridge area of Kent, Sussex and West Sussex was undertaken in 2009 and 2010. The LiDAR was captured with funding from English Heritage, the Heritage Lottery Fund for the East Sussex County Council Historic Environment Record. Find out more about LiDAR and search by map location.  The best way to view these maps is via the interactive maps.

Folder Evidence & Research  (50)

Research reports produced or commissioned by the High Weald Joint Advisory Committee as part of the  evidence base for the High Weald AONB Management Plan.

Folder Land management guidance  (83)

Booklets, leaflets, information sheets and advice notes that provide guidance on caring for the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Folder Projects  (48)

Information sheets and reports that have been produced by the High Weald JAC's projects.

Folder Annual Reviews  (19)

The annual reports of the High Weald Joint Advisory Committee, detailing its activities and achievements.

Folder Joint Advisory Committee Papers  (62)

Agendas, reports and minutes of all Joint Advisory Committee meetings, quarterly briefings and partnership protocols.