9.99 ha (24.69 acres)

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Explorer 123
OS Landranger 199

A classic example of Sussex ancient woodland on the edge of the village of East Hoathly. In May you can hear nightingales and other birds in full song. In the heart of the wood is a medieval moat which is now a scheduled ancient monument. There is a network of paths and rides.


  • Parking nearby
  • Public access
  • Spring flowers
  • Broadleaved woodland
Early purple orchid with blurred background

A lasting legacy

This wood is just one of many to have been protected by gifts in wills, securing it for generations to come. Your legacy gift could also make a real difference to woods, trees and wildlife.

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Moat Wood Management Plan

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