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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Introducing the High Weald National Landscape

All Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) have been renamed as National Landscapes. This change is an exciting new chapter in the story of designated AONB in England and Wales, and reflects the importance of these protected landscapes alongside the UK’s National Parks...

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BLOG: All about deer in the High Weald

High Weald Deer Management Coordinator Sandy Williamson explains the impact of deer on the landscape, and why managing deer numbers is so important…

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High Weald Walking Festival returns for 2024

Get the date in your diaries – the next High Weald Walking Festival will take place from Saturday 7th to Sunday 15th September 2024. Once again, walkers of all ages and abilities will come together to explore and enjoy the spectacular beauty of the High Weald National Landscape.

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High Weald gift guide: shop local this Christmas!

Check out our ideas for locally-sourced Christmas presents from High Weald producers - from books, candles, cheeses and wines to the sustainable Sussex trug, the product of a traditional woodland craft...

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Free training to help High Weald farmers host school visits

Farmers in the High Weald AONB can now access free training and support to host educational visits, thanks to funding from the Farming in Protected Landscapes Programme...

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Have your say on the future of the High Weald AONB

From 25 September to 5 November 2023, we are collecting comments on Draft High Weald AONB Management Plan 2024-2029. Your feedback will help us conserve and enhance this precious landscape for years to come...

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