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Grazing Status November 2023

Last updated 15th November 2023 We have been given the ‘all clear’ from the Commoner that the sheep on the South Chase are now off the...

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Winter Works at King’s Standing (from 9th November)

This winter a contractor has been commissioned to remove scrub and Gorse behind King’s Standing Car Park. This work is funded by the...

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Ashdown Forest – Car park vandalism arrest

Sussex Police have arrested a 56-year-old man in connection with the damage to car parking signs on Ashdown Forest. He was arrested on 19...

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Paid parking charges provide a boost to Ashdown Forest

Payments for parking charges made by visitors to Ashdown Forest over the year have significantly contributed to the ongoing maintenance of...

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Grazing Status October 2023

Last updated 9th October 2023 Grazing livestock are in various locations on the Forest. The Commoners’ sheep and cattle are in the...

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Episode 5 of the Ashdown Forest podcast is available now

In the fifth episode of the Ashdown Forest podcast, Audio producer Eka Morgan and wildlife guide Tom Forward take us on a tour of the...

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Concerns regarding QR codes on car park payment information signs

The Conservators of Ashdown Forest are aware of concerns from some visitors regarding alleged fake QR codes on payment information signs in...

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Bracken Control on Heathland

A number of regular users and visitors have expressed concern about the current work to control bracken on the Forest. The control of...

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Black Hill car park closed temporarily from 10th July for repairs (Update: open again)

UPDATE: Black Hill car park has now re-opened.   Please be aware that Black Hill car park on the B2188 will be closed from Monday 10th...

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A statement regarding James Adler, CEO of Ashdown Forest

The Staff and Conservators of Ashdown Forest are deeply saddened to announce that our Chief Executive James Adler has died unexpectedly....

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