How to find us:


Ashdown Forest Centre, Colemans Hatch Road, Wych Cross, East Sussex, RH18 5JP

(Please note the post code is shared with several other properties in the same area and Sat Navs may direct you to the wrong location.)

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By bus

The Ashdownlink 262 is a Saturday community bus service which takes passengers from Uckfield, Maresfield, Buxted and Hartfield to the heart of the Ashdown Forest.

Click the link here to VIEW THE TIMETABLE.

Opening Times:

Visitor Centre – open at weekends throughout the year from 11am – 5pm (or dusk if earlier) and during the week from 10am – 4:30pm. 

The Centre is manned by volunteers so opening times may vary depending on volunteer availability. Please check the News page for updates.


Forest Centre Office – open from 9am – 4:30pm weekdays only (excluding Bank Holidays)

– there are toilets at the Visitor Centre which are open during office hours and when the Centre is open. A Changing Places facility is situated to the left of the toilets and is also available when the Office and Centre are open. Click here for more information about Changing Places.

Get in touch

Got a question? Check our FAQ page for commonly asked questions.  If you cannot find what you are looking for, please get in touch below. 

Alternatively call the Forest Centre (office hours only) on 01342 823583. 

If you have an urgent enquiry, requiring an immediate response, please contact the Duty Ranger on 01342 822846