Free Places to Visit in & Around Crowborough
Crowborough (in the county of East Sussex) is situated on the edge of the Ashdown Forest, in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Famously home to Winne the Pooh, the Forest is a protected open heathland habitat comparable to the New Forest. A beautiful place to take a stroll with the family; check out our High Weald Circular, Pooh Bridge and Ashdown Forest Loop walking routes.
Looking for other free places to visit close to Crowborough? There's plenty to choose from:
- Walk amongst incredible giant sandstone boulders at Eridge Rocks
- Follow the wheel-friendly 'easy access trail' at Birchden Wood or explore RSPB Broadwater Warren's nature trail.
- Discover the circular lakeside trail at Lake Wood, which offers a unique combination of shady woodland walking, huge sandstone rocks and tranquil waterside views.
- Meet the animals (not just cats!) at Cats Protection's National Cat Centre and the brilliant Raystede sanctuary.
Crowborough has a population of around 21,000. The town is located 7 miles south-west of Royal Tunbridge Wells and 35 miles south of London. A direct train links Crowborough with London Bridge (1hr 10 min) and Uckfield (12 min).
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