Brede High Woods
Brede High Woods
Brede High Wood is the largest area of ancient woodland in the care of the Woodland Trust charity. Brede Hill covers an enormous 747 acres (about 262 hectares) and is situated some 6 miles north of Hastings in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The Brede High Wood area contains diverse ecosystems, ranging from ancient woodland to farming, coppiced woods, and conifer plantations. There is a wonderful array of wildlife and a Roman and Iron Age site.

The main access point is on the B2089 between Broad Oak and Cripps Corner, where there is a car park. Buses also stop at Cripps Corner, 400m from one entrance.

The following OS maps may be useful for planning a visit:

Landranger 199
Explorer 124
Explorer 125