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Mark Pearson joins Ashdown Forest as Chief Executive

The new Chief Executive at Ashdown Forest has vowed: “I love the Forest and I want to make a real difference.” Mark Pearson,...

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Winter works in the Duddleswell area (from 16th February)

Please be aware that a contractor is starting works on Friday 16th February to remove Rhododendron in the area between Spring Garden Farm...

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BBC One’s Countryfile visits Ashdown Forest

The iconic Ashdown Forest will be featured on BBC1’s Countryfile on Sunday 11th February 2024. Presenters Matt Baker and Charlotte...

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Winter Works in the King’s Standing area (from 23rd January)

This winter a contractor has been commissioned to remove scrub and Gorse behind King’s Standing Car Park (grid reference 473 300,...

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Walk with the Wardens | A free guided walk on 1st February

Join us at 9.30am on Thursday 1st February, meeting at St John’s car park. If you’d like to learn a bit more about the Forest,...

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Bigger, Better, More Joined Up: Online presentation now available

Towards the end of 2023, Ashdown Forest’s Landscape Recovery Manager, Mark Infield, gave a presentation in a number of local village...

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Winter Works in Greenwood Gate area (from 11th December)

This winter a contractor has been commissioned to remove scrub and Gorse at Greenwood Gate (grid reference TQ478314). The nearest car park...

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NEW DATES – Bigger, Better, More Joined Up, Ashdown Forest Talks 2023

Ashdown Forest’s Landscape Recovery Manager Mark Infield will be giving a series of talks this December about re-connecting Ashdown...

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Grazing status at end November into December 2023

Last updated 22nd November 2023 The remaining 23 sheep at Gill’s Lap have been taken to their winter home, so all sheep and cattle are...

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Deer Management on Ashdown Forest

Due to a lack of natural predators, the number of deer across the UK is believed to be at its highest level for a millennium*. This...

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