ATTRACTIONS IN SUSSEX
There is so much to do here in Sussex. From exciting days out to famous attractions such as the Bluebell Railway, to historic castles and beautiful gardens.
We have separated all the local attractions into 3 sections below: Family Days Out, Farms & Parks, and Gardens & National Trust.
FAMILY DAYS OUT
Only a 5 minute walk away, featuring old fashion steam trains with restaurant and pub on the station. The trains runs regularly and is a popular visit with children.
Open all year with more trains running in peak times, see website for timetable and pricing details.
Many of the enchanted spots where Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin found adventure are tucked away in East Sussex. Poohsticks Bridge, Galleon’s Lap, Roo’s Sandpit, the North Pole, the Hundred Acre Wood and the dark and mysterious Forest can be found in the area of Ashdown Forest.
Ashdown forest is only 7miles away (10minute drive), and all these sites can be visited.
One of the most famous and evocative castles in Britain, Bodiam is fully intact on the outside.
Spiral staircases and ramparts are all explorable.
FARMS & PARKS
Known for its Maize Maze/ fun park, this farm is great for kids and adults alike.
A new Maze design every year, lots of rides and activities, and a large shop plus Tea Room.
There are loads of friendly animals here for the kids. There is a large play area, adventure playbarn, picnic area and a baby area for toddlers.
The Barn cafe sells fresh, locally sourced food all day. Great day out for the kids. Located right on the A22, 5miles south of Uckfield.
Treetop adventure park.
The undisputed king of the jungle/ forest is Go Ape. If you like outdoor adventure, this is an excellent opportunity to climb, jump, swing, zip and walk over high rope bridges. Excellent day out for older children.
Book beforehand necessary. On E.Sussex / Kent border. 1 hours drive from Wowo.
Outdoor activity Centre.
On the wire, Hindleap Warren is a great day out for loads of activities. It is set in a beautiful 300 acre of woodland in Ashdown Forest. Experienced staff take the kids through a wide range of activities from climbing, canoeing, archery and bushcraft. Designed for groups of children.
Located near Wych Cross, Forest Row – Only 15min drive from us.
GARDENS & NATIONAL TRUST
SHEFFIELD PARK GARDENS
National Trust Garden – The gardens are stunning especially in Autumn. There are waterfalls, lakes and so much variety in plant life to make it a lovely stroll.
The shop is also well worth a visit, and like the Coach House Café, sits outside the admission gates to the garden and can be visited independently.
It is easy walking distance 15 – 20 min. Open every day except 24 & 25 December. See website for opening times and details of seasonal events and trails throughout the year.
Over 300 acres of stunning displays. Boasts the worlds biggest wild seed bank. Four very different landscapes dependant on the seasons. There are free tours by guides subject to availability.
Cafe, coffee shop and restaurant, picnics allowed anywhere in the gardens. Large plant centre to buy seeds or plants.
15 Minute drive from Wapsbourne on way to Haywards Heath via Danehill.
“A fun place for all the family and a must for any art lover, Standen rewards visitors with a great day out” – N. Trust.
Amazing views from the gardens over Sussex countryside. Woodland and country walks with family activity packs and childrens quizzes. Located 2miles south of East Grinstead. 20min drive from Wapsbourne.
Outstanding 20th Century garden, set around a romantic house and ruins, in woodlands. A rare plant collection for diversity. Nymans is one of the leading ‘Green’ gardens in the National Trust, actively engaging its visitors with its methods of sustainable gardening.
There are family activities, horticultural workshops and summer theatre. Located south of Crawley in Handcross, 30min drive from our farm.
GROOMBRIDGE PLACE GARDENS
Groombridge Place has been the inspiration for many books and the setting of many films and television programmes. The variety is astonishing as there are more than 6 seperate gardens all made in a different style and with different beauties.
Located in Groombridge village 4miles SW of Tunbridge Wells.
If you like trees and woodland, you’ll love it here. Friendly family run woodland park in the beautiful Sussex High Weald. Learn about growing trees and using wood, buy furniture made there, or simply relax with lunch in the beautiful forest.
Great for woodland picnics, bluebell walks or light lunches. Guided walks, demonstrations, children’s activities. Located in Hadlow Down, Near uckfield – 10min drive from us.
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