Uckfield Children's Centre

Children’s Centres across East Sussex are organised into areas. Uckfield Children’s Centre is in the High Weald area.

Getting here

  • Free on-street parking around the centre
  • Bus stops nearby
  • Uckfield train station is a 15-minute walk


Find out what’s on offer in this local area:

Activities to support your child’s learning and development - contact your local Children's Centre on 01273 336930 or email EHCommunityHighWeald@eastussex.gov.uk if you would like to discuss whether the following groups will be beneficial for your family:

  • Early Years Play and Learn sessions - these run at Heathfield Youth Centre, Uckfield Children’s Centre and Grove House, Crowborough.  For families with under-fives with concerns about development in the prime areas, play, interactions and attunement. 
  • Small Beginnings - these are run at Uckfield Children’s Centre, Heathfield Youth Centre and Grove House, Crowborough. A group for families concerned about their child’s development in communication, interactions and / or play skills. 
  • Balanceability - a 5-week course to support parents in helping their children become confident physical movers.

FREE drop-in volunteer-led Activities (term time only) email or complete this form to book a place, or just come along on the day:

  • Mini Trailblazers (suitable for walkers and non-walkers under 5) – Tuesdays 10-11am, Horam Cuckoo trail meeting at Hillside Drive car park, TN21 0HL
  • Out & About Selby Meadow playgroup (suitable for both walkers and non-walkers) – Wednesday mornings at 10-11.30, Selby Road, Uckfield, TN22 5EB
  • Discovery Tots playgroup (suitable for all ages under 5) – Fridays 10-11.30 at Uckfield Children’s Centre, TN22 1DL
  • Bumps 2 Babies Horam  baby group- Mondays 1-2pm at The Cartlodge Manor Farm, TN21 0JB
  • Bumps 2 Babies Crowborough baby group - on 1st February, 1st, 15th and 29th March 10-11am Grove House, TN6 1NY

FREE Family Learning courses at Uckfield Children's Centre  call or email EHcommunityhighweald@eastsussex.gov.uk to book a place

  • Fun with Learning (with free creche) - Mondays 27th February to 27th March 2023, 10am to 12pm. This course explores the current methods used for teaching phonics, literacy and maths in Early Years and Year 1. Discover fun ways to help your children with their learning. 

FREE Family Fun in the Woods in Crowborough - call or email EHcommunityhighweald@eastsussex.gov.uk to book a place

  • Wednesday 30th March 2023 12.45-2.45pm Crowborough Country Park, Osborne Road, TN6 2HN
  • A one off workshop for families of children under 5 years. Arts and crafts and fun activities out in the woods.

Health Exercise Nutrition for the Really Young (HENRY) with Free creche. Call or email EHcommunityhighweald@eastsussex.gov.uk to discuss whether this course would benefit your family

  • Tuesdays 17th January to 14th March 2023 10am to 12pm (settle in creche session 10th January, no session on 14th February)
  • Focusing on 0-5 year olds empowering parents and carers to provide a healthy active start for babies and young children. 

FREE Virtual Family Learning courses  – email EHcommunityhighweald@eastsussex.gov.uk to book a place

  • Family First Aid (Virtual)
  • Money Matters (Virtual)
  • Parent and Child Signing (Virtual)
  • Ways in to Work (Virtual)

Early Communication Support – if you are concerned about your child’s speech, language or communication contact your Health Visiting Team or Early Years Setting.

Volunteering – if you are interested in volunteering in this area please call or email EHcommunityhighweald@eastsussex.gov.uk

Antenatal Classes – free antenatal support is available for all first-time parents across East Sussex. Contact the Antenatal Team for more details.

Child health clinics and postnatal workshops – contact your Health Visiting Team on 01323 464000 to find out what clinics and workshops are available.  A list of contacts for Health Visitors can be found at the link above. Contact the Health Visiting Team on 01323 464000 if you want support with your child’s learning and development. They can also be emailed at esht.hv-highweald@nhs.net


  • Disabled access
  • Baby changing
  • Buggy park


Uckfield Children's Centre
1 Manor Close
East Sussex
TN22 1DL

Contact us

Main number
01273 336930

High Weald area