Wealden

Places to Visit

Surrounded by beautiful countryside as well as dramatic coastal landscapes and beaches, you will find plenty to keep you entertained in Wealden.

The attractive country villages offer you a warm welcome and you will be charmed by the rich heritage found in the traditional flint, timber and thatched buildings; historic churches with their spires and towers form a distinctive feature of the Sussex landscape.

The area offers a variety of attractions including vineyards, microbreweries and great local produce which will ensure you have an amazing time.

If a sportier lifestyle is for you, explore the many options for cycling, walking, horse riding, golfing and other leisure activities

 

Did you know?

The word 'Weald' comes from the German word 'Wald' meaning uncultivated wilderness.

The High Weald remains the most densely wooded area in England.

Vineyards

Bluebell Vineyard

English sparkling wine has grown by 155% since 2015 and the Sussex chalk coast plays an important role in its production. And Wealden plays host to many award winning vineyards where you can taste up to 140 varieties of Sparkling and still English wine.

Parks and Open Spaces

Sheffield Park walking

Wealden is classified as one of the most rural districts in England and places a high value on protecting the countryside; the parks and open spaces rival those of anywhere in the UK from coastal nature reserves to tranquil flowered gardens, country parks and forests.

Shopping

There is a full range of well-known supermarkets, small independent specialist shops, including arts and crafts, antiques, local produce and farmers markets. If you need a more unique experience for that special gift, Wealden can provide this too.