Things to do in East Grinstead West Sussex town with a rich history and many sights of special interest Are you looking for things to do in East Grinstead? We've got plenty of great ideas for you across the town. Known for... Ashdown Forest and Standen Did you know... Sackville College, the sandstone almshouse built in 1609 was where the Christmas carol "Good King Wenceslas" was written by John Mason Neale. A popular local attraction is Ashdown Forest where the Winnie-the-Pooh stories are set. Sir Patrick Moore lived in East Grinstead between 1929 and 1965.
Attractions Ashdown Llama Farm The Llama Park is described as ‘The Jewel of Ashdown Forest' and its new owners, Bobby and Susan, are working hard to offer more.
Standen National Trust - Masterpiece of Arts and Crafts design.
Wakehurst Place National Trust - Extensive collection of beautiful trees and plants in stunning landscape.
Children's Activities Pooh Corner Home to the world's largest selection of "Pooh-phernalia".
Museums Eden Valley Museum FREE Located in a medieval farmhouse in the centre of historic Edenbridge, we are an innovative and exciting museum. ☎ 01732868102
Parks Bears Wood FREE Bear's Wood is an ancient woodland site, situated between villages of Crawley Down and Felbridge.
Hedgecourt FREE Hedgecourt Lake is an ancient mill pond resulting from the damming of the upper Eden Brook.
between Felbridge and Copthorne Road Surrey RH19 2QG
Blindley Heath Common FREE An area of grassland, woodland, scrub and ponds and is “the best known example of relict damp grassland on Weald Clay in Surrey”.
parking in the layby by the Red Barn pub RH7 6LQ
Ashdown Forest FREE 6500 acre forest and 'home' of Winnie the Pooh. Enjoy great walks,stunning views,picnics and spotting wildlife. ☎ 01342823583 Recommended by Hazel Rigazio, Liverpool “'Ashdown forest is a wondeful family day out.We brought a map from the forest centre and set off to explore the stunning countryside.We walked and spotted foxes,badgers,deer and sheep.'”
Golf Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club Golf Club.
Chapel Lane Forest Row East Grinstead East Sussex RH18 5LR
Holtye Golf Club Golf Club.
Walks Deers Leap Park & Bikes Just south of East Grinstead in Sussex, Deers Leap Park has 240 acres of dedicated mountain bike tracks of every grade.
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