Forest Way Country Park

The Forest Way is a leisure route used by walkers, cyclists and horse riders. The 10 mile trails runs along an old railway line between East Grinstead and Groombridge.

Did you know...

the Forest Way runs along an old railway line and is an important habitat for wildlife as a 'green corridor'?

The Forest Way is situated in the heart of the beautiful East Sussex countryside. It is approximately 10 miles long and is used for walking, cycling, horse riding and the quiet enjoyment of the countryside. It runs from East Grinstead to Groombridge.

There are seats and picnic benches along the entire route. West of Hartfield, a restored pond has been allowed to naturally regenerate. On a hot summer’s day, the area buzzes with life, and visitors will be treated to damsel and dragonflies dancing about the water, glimpses of newts, toads and frogs, and an abundance of bird song.

The Park lies within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and passes through or close to East Grinstead, Forest Row, Hartfield, Withyham and Groombridge. There are circular trails varying in length and difficulty. Walkers may spot swallows, badger tracks deer and foxes, amongst the fields and woodlands.

There are toilet facilities at Forest Row. The Forest Way is accessible for people with disabilities.

For more information, visit East Sussex County Council website.