East Grinstead is in the north east corner of West Sussex bordering onto Surrey, Kent and East Sussex, and lies within the High Weald area of outstanding natural beauty. It has within its boundaries many old and lovely buildings, ancient sites of historic and scientific interest and a variety of habitats from rivers and ponds to ancient woodlands, rocky outcrops and gentle meadows and views to north and south all within walking distance of the town. The Forest Way and Worth Way are owned by the county councils who maintain them for the public to use for walking, cycling and horse riding. 

East Grinstead has easy access to Ashdown Forest. Originally a deer hunting forest in Norman times, Ashdown Forest is now the largest free public access space in the South East. It is a great place for walking and enjoying spectacular views over the Sussex countryside and is known the world over as the 'home' of Winnie-the-Pooh.

East Grinstead is also a short drive to other lovely areas of countryside and areas of outstanding national beauty such as the Weald, Surrey HillsNorth Downs and South Downs National Park



Sunday and Wednesday walks

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