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High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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We live in the High Weald AONB, a beautiful part of south east England beginning south of Tunbridge... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2019
Gravedam
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Rolling hills and woodland

The High Weald is a beautiful area to drive through - we were visiting local National Trust... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2019
MLGeogLeics
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Thirty miles south of London you can explore one of the best surviving medieval landscapes in Northern Europe. Mysterious ancient woodland and fern-clad streams; intriguing timber-framed buildings; sunken lanes created by Saxon drovers and Tudor...more
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Hastings Road, Flimwell TN5 7PR, England
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Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

We live in the High Weald AONB, a beautiful part of south east England beginning south of Tunbridge Wells and rolling down to the sea between Hastings and Rye through verdant countryside speckled with historical towns and villages, and plenty of great pubs and idyllic...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

The High Weald is a beautiful area to drive through - we were visiting local National Trust properties and found ourselves traversing narrow country lanes to find Bateman's, the sometime home of Rudyard Kipling, and then Bodiam Castle. We passed through numerous pretty village that,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

There are many scenic walks in the High Weald. It's a varied landscape, with rolling hills, spacious heathlands, sandstone outcrops and many woodlands, and it's great for bluebells and autumn colours. I've done a wide range of walks there, accessed by public transport. Some of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Beautiful area. Glad I've been but would not return because... .. the roads are often narrow and the 'locals' (mainly from London apparently) drive fast and impatiently. Driving through narrow high streets with cars parked on one side and 2 cars trying to get through...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

I go out for walks on the High Weald regularly. There is lots of beautiful countryside around here with lots to see. Part of the AONB is only a short walk from home, so I often visit if I have some spare time. If you...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank JamesAk60
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Drove from Egerton to Uckfield stopping in some wonderful villages, Sissinghurst, Cranbrook and Burwash the scenery along the route is superb, definately a place to spend some quality time.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank johnhp702
Reviewed September 19, 2015

The High Weald AONB is a remnant of a medieval landscape we don't often find these days. Small fields, steep wooded hills, gill streams and dotted with ridge top villages and many small farms. It is a large area that covers from Rye at the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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