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
:  There is a bus stop for Compass Travel 261 by the Forest Centre car park.

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.



Friday 1st March – contracted maintenance will result in the temporary closure of our Changing Places facility between 12pm and 4pm.

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) 01342 823583. 

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