Other sites with good disabled access


Following the latest Government advice all of our rights of way sites and countryside parks are open, but some facilities are still closed.

The following car parks are open:

  • Seven Sisters Country Park – both car parks
  • Ditchling Common – car park
  • Ashdown Forest – Pooh car park, off Chuck Hatch Lane in Hartfield Parish
  • Broomhill Sands – car park
  • Camber Sands – Rother District Council’s Camber Western, Camber Central and Old Lydd Road car parks

The following remain closed:

  • Seven Sisters Country Park – visitor centre and public toilet

Ditchling Common Country Park

This large country park shows the stages of ecological succession from grassland to woodland. The 750 metre trail of medium difficulty undulates slightly but has a consistent crushed stone surface.

It passes through varied habitats and around a large pond where there is a disabled fishing platform. There are surfaced paths to a picnic area which has tables for wheelchair users.

  • Car park signposted from junction B2112/B2113.
  • Map ref: Ordnance Survey TQ 335181.
  • Disabled fishing platform .
  • Picnic tables for wheelchair users.

Getting there

Bus: 164(500 metres from car park)

Further information

The Ranger
East Sussex County Council
Phone: 01273 482670

High and Over, near Seaford

Three separate trails (total 500 metres) provide views of the Cuckmere Valley with the sea in the distance.

  • Car park 1 mile north of Seaford on Alfriston Road.
  • Map ref.: Ordnance Survey TQ 508012.

Getting there

Bus: 126 / Charleston Rambler / Cuckmere Rambler

Further information

The Ranger
Sussex Downs Conservation Board
Phone: 01323 871095

Lewes Railway Land

A 500 metre surfaced path leads to a birdhide in an old signal box. This is open on certain days of the week or by arrangement, but has restricted door width. The path goes beside the former railway sidings on a raised bank. The area is rich with wildflowers in summer. The reserve is very close to the town centre with the main entrance up Railway Lane.

  • Car park pay and display nearby in Lewes town.
  • Toilets in Lewes town.
  • Map ref: Ordnance Survey TQ 419101.

Getting there

  • Lewes Bus Station 400 metres
  • Lewes Railway Station 300 metres

Further information

The Ranger
Lewes District Council
Phone: 01273 484408

Weir Wood

The reservoir attracts many birds throughout the year. There is a bird hide with two spaces for wheelchairs and a viewing platform with wheelchair access. Both are adjacent to the main car park. See our page on Weir Wood.

  • Car park Legsheath Lane: take minor road off A22 west from Wych Cross for about 3 miles.
  • Map ref: Ordnance Survey TQ 390345.

Further information

The Ranger
East Sussex County Council
Phone: 01273 482670