Spring walking in and around East Sussex

With warmer weather and longer days now is the time to dust off the walking boots and explore the countryside around our special places in and around East Sussex. Seek out early wildflowers at Sissinghurst Castle Garden and bluebells at Batemans. Your visit will help us to keep the spring in our step at our special places year round.

Families enjoying the outdoors during Spring

The parkland trail at Scotney 

See springtime Scotney from a different view with a meander around the parkland. Enjoy bursts of spring flowers across the countryside while lambs frolic in the fields.

The orchard meadow at Sissinghurst in early morning sunshine

The estate at Sissinghurst 

Discover the best of spring colour on a walk taking in the highlights of the 450-acre wider estate at Sissinghurst Castle Garden. From bluebells in the woodland to meadows in the first throws of colour, it's a joy to behold.



Admire the blossom in the orchard then head out into the Sussex countryside on one of our trails. Experience the magic felt by Rudyard Kipling as he walked through woods and fields, surrounded by wildlife and woodland.

One of the views of Bodiam Castle that can be admired on a castle grounds walk

Guided walks at Bodiam 

A variety of long and short guided walks at Bodiam Castle open up the secrets of the grounds and uncover new views of the medieval landscape. Walks are free to join and run throughout the week.