Spring walks at Standen

There are 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. Please note normal admission applies to enter the property and car park

Bluebells in the woods

Bluebells at Standen

Bluebell fans will be delighted with what Standen has to offer with flowers carpeting the floor of both Rockinghill and Hollybush woods. Pick up a Bluebell trail from Visitor Reception or download a walk from the spring walks page once the bluebells are in bloom (mid-April to late-May).

Standen Rockinghill in spring

Bluebell walk at Standen

Walk across the Standen estate, see the bluebell displays in Rockinghill Woods and explore the surrounding landscape. A moderate walk that takes 1-2 hours.

Misty view of the reservoir from Standen
Walking trail

Short boundary walk from Standen towards Weir Wood Reservoir 

Explore historic woodland, flower meadows and ancient sandstone rock outcrops on this circular walk that takes in Weir Wood Reservoir.

Standen and the Bluebell Railway, West Sussex
Walking trail

Walk from Standen to Kingscote Bluebell Railway 

Walk to and from Kingscote Station and Bluebell Railway, where connecting steam trains can be taken to Sheffield Park or into the historic town of East Grinstead.

People walking on footpath in woods
Walking trail

Standen to East Grinstead and Steam Railway 

Explore old footpaths through bluebell woodlands, which provide a rural route to the centre of East Grinstead, that now links to the Bluebell Steam Railway.

Standen Rockinghill in spring

Walk from Standen through Rockinghill, Jenkins Shaw and Hollybush Woods

A moderate three-mile walk that takes in the whole Standen estate and wider countryside.