Disabled access to woodlands

Abbot's Wood, near Hailsham

An 800m tarmac circuit near the edge of the wood guides the visitor through a variety of tree species. The site has benches and picnic sites. Special events such as barbecues are available on request.

  • Car park with disabled parking, 20 reserved spaces.
  • Toilets with disabled facilities.
  • Map ref.: Os tq 558072.

Further information

The Ranger
Forestry Commission
Phone: 01323 870911

Highwoods, Bexhill

A 600m surfaced trail of medium difficulty leads through the varied woodland of this site including a restored pond with diverse wildlife.

  • Car park on Pear Tree Lane with 2 reserved spaces for disabled people.
  • Map ref: Os tq 716095.

Further information

The Warden
Highwoods Preservation Society
Phone: 01424 844334

Park Wood, Hellingly

A 400m surfaced trail runs through coppice and past a restored pond at the western end of this 60 hectare ancient, semi-natural woodland. The wood is a delight throughout the year, but especially in spring when the bluebells are in flower.

  • Car park off Grove Hill.
  • Map ref: Os tq 593128.

Further information

The Environment Agency
Phone: 03708 506 506