Read our visitor information regarding coronavirus
Our car parks open at 8am all year round.
We have the following closing times:
January - 4pm
February - 5pm
March - 7pm
April, May, June, July, August - 8pm
September - 7pm
October - 6pm
November, December - 4pm
From Brighton/Seaford - Take Station Road heading north from the A27 towards Berwick station. Take the first right signposted towards Arlington village. Drive through Arlington and follow the road towards Caneheath. Abbots Wood car park is on your right.
From Eastbourne/Bexhill/Hastings - Take the A22 north from the A27. Turn left onto Arlington Road (signposted for Abbots Wood). Go past Arlington Stadium and turn left at the next junction. Go past the Old Oak pub and carry on. Abbots Wood car park is on your left.
From the north - follow the Hailsham Bypass (A22). Turn right onto Arlington Road (signposted for Abbots Wood). Go past Arlington Stadium and turn left at the next junction. Go past the Old Oak pub and carry on. Abbots Wood car park is on your left.
The Seven Sisters, Friston and Abbots Wood Membership allows you free car parking at the following car parks:
Disabled parking available but does require a valid pay and display ticket or Forestry England Membership.
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 03000 67 4464.
Disposable and portable barbecues are not allowed.
We give local professional dog walking companies permission to use our sites providing they follow best practice, are fully insured and have adequate risk assessments in place. If you would like a list of companies with permits at Friston Forest and Abbots Wood or would like to apply for a permission then please get in touch at email@example.com.
Most of the main trails are well surfaced and wheelchair friendly but can get muddy in the winter. If you have concerns, please contact the office before your visit to discuss your requirements.