Woodland

Estate

Farm track at Standen © National Trust

Farm track at Standen

We have wonderful walks through 100 acres of the original Standen estate, including ancient bluebell woods and meadowland, which can be enjoyed all year round. Dogs are welcome on a lead.

Integral to the running of a large country house, this land is still managed in the traditional way and is home to a wide variety of wildlife.

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View toward the Ashdown Forest from Standen © James Masters

View toward the Ashdown Forest from Standen

We have wonderful walks through 100 acres of the original Standen estate, including ancient bluebell woods and meadowland, which can be enjoyed all year round. Dogs are welcome on a lead.

Integral to the running of a large country house, this land is still managed in the traditional way and is home to a wide variety of wildlife.

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Hollybush wood, Standen © James Masters

Hollybush wood, Standen

We have wonderful walks through 100 acres of the original Standen estate, including ancient bluebell woods and meadowland, which can be enjoyed all year round. Dogs are welcome on a lead.

Integral to the running of a large country house, this land is still managed in the traditional way and is home to a wide variety of wildlife.

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Bluebells in Rockinghill wood © James Masters

Bluebells in Rockinghill wood

We have wonderful walks through 100 acres of the original Standen estate, including ancient bluebell woods and meadowland, which can be enjoyed all year round. Dogs are welcome on a lead.

Integral to the running of a large country house, this land is still managed in the traditional way and is home to a wide variety of wildlife.

Rockinghill wood

Rockinghill Wood, Standen

Our 20 acre Rockinghill wood is home to spectacular bluebell displays in spring. Ponds are dotted throughout the wood with winding paths making it easy to explore the local wildlife.

Hollybush wood

Hollybush Wood, Standen

Situated to the south of the garden with a boardwalk path, Hollybush wood is perfect for familes and dog walking. Explore ancient deciduous woodland, which grows either side of a small stream.

Countryside walks

Explore the Standen estate and surrounding countryside with one of our self-guided walks. Pick up one of our 50p walks from Visitor reception.

Jack & Tommy field

Jack

Our ancient meadow has been restored from scrub and is named after two Victorian horses. It is now part of our woodland walks and home to wild flowers and grazing Exmoor ponies.

Selsfield Common

Selsfield Common near Turners Hill, is a heathland habitat in the High Weald AONB where bilberry flowers can be found in the spring.  The land was gifted to the National Trust in 1912 and is managed by Standen.

Woodland volunteers

Standen estate relies on volunteers to manage the woodland and make useful items such as wooden gates and furniture for the garden. They also make charcoal and firewood which you can find on sale near the car park.

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