East Grinstead has many historic buildings and is located in the Weald and Ashdown Forest lies to the south of the town. The High Street contains one of the longest continuous runs of 14th-century timber-framed buildings in England.
Places to visit:
Southern Railway and Lingfield racecourse have teamed up to offer a joint travel/admission saving. Simply purchase a train ticket from a ticket office to Lingfield Races, or produce a valid Season ticket for this journey, and you can benefit from a reduced entrance fee for Grandstand, Saturdays and Derby trial day tickets at the entrance. Experience the excitement of racing at Lingfield Park, one of the oldest racecourses in the UK.
*Not available for train tickets bought online, or with Railcard discounts
The Bluebell Railway is a preserved steam railway in East Sussex, recreating the golden age of steam and run largely by volunteers. It has the largest collection of steam locomotives after the National Railway Museum and a collection of carriages and wagons unrivalled in the south of England.
A through-ticket to the Bluebell Railway via East Grinstead is available every weekend (and daily during the school holiday periods). The through-ticket includes rail travel to East Grinstead and UNLIMITED travel for one day on the Bluebell Railway, departing from platform 3 at East Grinstead station.
Price: Through-tickets are available by asking at your local station. The appropriate train fares to East Grinstead are charged, along with the addition of £16.00 for Adults and £8.00 for Children for the Bluebell Railway.
East Grinstead Museum
The museum tells the story of the historic market town in the High Weald and has exciting new displays, hands on experi
ences, inter-actives and audio/visual presentations. 12 minutes walk from East Grinstead station.
Deers Leap Mountain Bike Park
The Park has 240 acres of dedicated mountain bike tracks of every grade from family-friendly trails to single track and north shore in the woods. Deers leap are part of the region's largest outdoor activity supplier TrekCo, they can offer a range of activities and even offer bike hire. 40 minutes walk or 10 minutes by bus 84 outside East Grinstead station.
Explore the Ashdown Forest by bus with a Forest Explorer bus ticket - find out more at wealdenbus.org.uk/forestexplorer.html