Woodland in West Sussex
Woodlands TrustNational organisation who look after almost uncountable stretches of woodlands across the country.
Woods in West Sussex they manage include Bears Wood at Crawley Down, Butcher's Wood in Hassocks, Corner Copse in Ifold, Garbett's Wood in Rogate, Gillham's Wood at Linchmere (see below), Worm's Wood at Middleton-on-Sea and a handful of others.
The Woodlands Trust site allows you to view an interactive map,and tells you what to see and a gives description the Trust's management plan for each wood. Very, very interesting.
Woods Mill Nature ReservePart of the Sussex Wildlife Trust website, which contains a printable guide and map for Woods Mill.
Merlin's WoodMagical woodland between Selham and Duncton on a strip of greensand with rhododendrons, pine trees and an abundance of interesting plants.
The Serpent Trail runs through Merlin's Wood and the delights of Duncton Common make it one of the best places for a woodland walk.
Merlin's Wood is managed by the National Trust.
Gilham's Wood8 hectares of woodland, again on sandy soil near Linchmere.
Managed by the the Woodlands Trust
Wilderness WoodAward winning private woodland at Hadlow Down, which is a couple of miles east of Uckfield.
Follow woodland trails, enjoy the views or learn about ancient Sussex woodland and woodland crafts.
- Bognor Regis
- Burgess Hill
- East Grinstead
- Haywards Heath