The Ashdown Forest and the Ouse valley area covers the villages between Frant
and Forest Row to the north and down to Hamsey and Offham in the south.
The villages to the north are dominated by the influence of the Ashdown Forest
, and to the south the Ouse valley found near the county town of Lewes .
The area is one of heath land and many woods, providing a wide variety of
habitats for the many varieties of wildlife, and a great number of footpaths
and walks for the visitors.
Towards the Tunbridge Wells boundary there are a number of sandstone outcrops
near Eridge and Groombridge , the most noticable are the High Rocks , which
are open to visitors and climbers alike.
The Ashdown Forest is one of the last wild areas within the South of England ,
and provides many walks for the visitors across sandy landscapes with gorse
and wild sheep. The east of the area was one of Iron Manufacture during
Medieval Times. The southern villages are more influenced by the sea with many
buildings constructed using flints from the South Downs .
Take a look through our village pages
for more details, and see what you are missing.. There is much to be seen
throughout the area, and we believe you will have an interesting and enjoyable
time visiting it.