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Friston Forest

Friston Forest, United Kingdom

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About Friston Forest

Friston Forest is within the South Downs National Park between Lulington Heath National Nature Reserve and Seven Sisters Country Park. It is the largest area of recently established forest in South East England. It's a great place to visit, with lots of picnic tables and BBQs and a children's play area.



Attractions near Friston Forest

Long Man of Wilmington3.29km from Friston Forest

The Long Man is Europe’s largest portrayal of the human form, dating back to at least 1710 when the surveyor John Rowley illustrated the figure.  The Long Man is 235 feet tall, holds two "staves", and is designed to look in proportion when viewed from below.

Alfriston Clergy House3.57km from Friston Forest

This 14th-century timber-framed house was famously the very first historic property purchased by the National Trust, in 1896. It is what we call a Wealden type of building, that is, with a projecting hall, flush with the first floor wings. The house is a 14th-century Wealden hall house. Although the name reflects the fact that the parish priest and his housekeeper used it, the house was originally built as a farmer's house.

Cuckmere Haven3.6km from Friston Forest

This quiet pebble beach is dominated by the white chalk cliffs of the Seven Sisters just to the east. It sits at the mouth of the meandering Cuckmere river. This quiet pebble beach is dominated by the white chalk cliffs of the Seven Sisters just to the east. It sits at the mouth of the meandering Cuckmere river. It is a popular tourist destination with an estimated 350,000 visitors per year, where they can engage in long walks, or water activities on the river.

Seven Sisters3.65km from Friston Forest

Seven Sisters Country Park is a beautiful East Sussex hotspot. The Chalk cliffs and foreshore at Seven Sisters reveals a diverse ecosystem dating from the Late Cretaceous epoch, 87-84 million years ago.  The iconic coastguard cottages, Cuckmere Haven and the clifftop walk to Birling Gap make for an epic tour. One of the beautiful location which will rejuvenate your mind and body.

Drusillas Park5.04km from Friston Forest

Drusillas Park offers a fun-tastic day out that includes hundreds of exotic animals, from monkeys and meerkats to penguins and pandas. There are many hands-on activities, an adventure play area separated for different age groups, an indoor soft play centre, and the Safari Express train ride that runs daily.

Beachy Head5.43km from Friston Forest

Beachy Head is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain. At 530 feet high, the majestic cliffs provide magnificent views. The cliff is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain, rising to 162 meters (531 ft) above sea level. The peak allows views of the south east coast from Dungeness in the east, to the Isle of Wight in the west.

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East Sussex is a county in South East England. It is bordered by the counties of Kent to the north and east, West Sussex to the west, and Surrey for a short distance to the north-west, as well as the English Channel to the south.