Set in the heart of the High Weald area of outstanding beauty (AONB), the civil parish of Mayfield and Five Ashes, with its two separate villages of Mayfield and Five Ashes offers a wealth of stunning countryside, historic buildings and charming shops.
Together with its friendly welcome these features make it an ideal place to visit and stay. Whether you are interested in walks or rides in superb and tranquil scenery, looking at historic sites and buildings dating back centuries, exploring unique independent shops or enjoying refreshments in traditional pubs – or all of these – you will find plenty to do here.
Come at the right time of year and you can also enjoy one of the special local cultural events such as the Mayfield Festival, the Mayfair, the Bonfire Parade, the Fringe Festival or the Mayfield Art Trail.
From a base in Mayfield and Five Ashes, it is also only a short drive to historic towns like Royal Tunbridge Wells and Lewes; to Bodiam Castle and Battle Abbey; to the spectacular Seven Sisters and the South Downs National Park; to wonderful gardens at Sheffield Park and Groombridge; to the seaside; to Glyndebourne; to family attractions such as the Bluebell Railway, Llama Park and Drusilla’s Zoo Park; to outdoor activities at Bewl Water and Bowles; and many other varied attractions.
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