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The Countryside of East Sussex

Discover the countryside of East Sussex on holiday or on your doorstep

Listings

Discover East Sussex
Walks, access and countryside sites at the councils web site. Also see Conservation & Wildlife.

Countryside at Love Sussex
Discover the countryside in Sussex. With walks and cycle routes, adventure ideas and park details.

Sussex Wildlife Trust
Explore their reserves and the wildlife of Sussex and a lot more!

Coast & Countryside
Visit Brighton and Hove - The opportunities for exploring the region.

Local Nature Reserves in East Sussex
An extensive list with further details of sites at Wikipedia.

E. Sussex National Nature Reserves
Details at .gov web site of the National Nature Reserve designations in East Sussex.

South Downs National Park
Information and inspiration for you to discover the nature of the park. West Sussex.

South Downs at Wikipedia
Includes geography, geology, the parks and reserves and more.

CPRE Sussex
We work to protect our countryside for all to enjoy. We campaign, provide advice and information.

Ashdown Forest
One of the largest public access sites in the South East.

Coast and countryside in Sussex
Details of National Trust land, properties and ideas for exploring.

Autism & Nature (.pdf)
Visiting the East Sussex Countryside: a guide for families, children and young people with autism.

High Weald AONB
Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, covering 1461 square km of Sussex, Kent and Surrey.

Sussex Local Nature Partnership
Works across sectors and organisations to secure the healthiest ecological system possible.

Walking in Sussex
All walks are free to view, download and print.

Sponsored Listings
Please get in touch to apply

Rural Retreats in Sussex

A dozen self catering holiday options in beautiful countryside locations. Stay at a rustic cottage, a converted barn, a wooden garden lodge or even a Yurt or old Oast House.

Seven Sisters chalk cliffs
© Bart Jelenski

Latest News

RSS News – The Sussex Ornithological Society
  • SOS Fieldworkers Meeting October 3rd 2020 12th June 2020
      SOS Fieldworkers Meeting October 3rd 2020 Several members have enquired whether we are still planning to go ahead with the SOS Fieldworkers Meeting on October 3rd, 2020. As it stands now the answer is yes, we are hoping to be able to go ahead but we will be reviewing the situation in July. Covid […]
  • SOS Survey Strategy review 26th May 2020
    The SOS has been reviewing its Survey Strategy for the period up to the next National Atlas, see here. Following the easing of the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions it seems an appropriate time to publish the updated paper to inform members of the proposed survey programme.
  • Heronries and egret colonies: records wanted 21st May 2020
    Due to the difficult circumstances this year some heronries and egret and cormorant nesting colonies have not been counted as usual for the BTO Heronries Census. If you have nest counts or any information at all relating to nesting colonies of grey herons, little egrets or cormorants, at *any location* in Sussex this year, please […]
  • Share and Learn Birdsong via Zoom  21st April 2020
      Many of us are listening to the birds around us more intently than ever this spring. Some are wondering what bird is making which noise. Others are wondering when they will be able to hear some of their favourite birds again. To help keep us connected during lockdown, SOS member Charlie Peverett is running […]
  • Society Reports for 2019 21st April 2020
    In view of the postponement of the Society’s AGM due to the current restrictions, we are making two reports for 2019 available for view online. At the AGM, the meeting will adopt the Trustees Report and Financial Statement. View Summary of Activities View Trustees Report and Financial Statement
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