Taking a ride on the Bluebell Railway is a great way to experience the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Steaming through the countryside you will see wooded valleys, streams and rivers, farmsteads,
country lanes, meadows and wild flowers (when they are in season).
On foot you can experience even more.
The landscape around the railway is crisscrossed with pathways and
instead of seeing the countryside from the train you can see trains from the countryside!
What You Might See
With the pace under your control you will be twisting along ancient paths,
crossing bubbling streams, finding hidden buildings and encountering surprise views
(as seen in the video tour).
From the line-side you can feel the power of a locomotive as it thunders past
but it is from the bridges where you are most likely to catch the alluring smell of coal and steam.
In late April and May bluebells feature on each of the walks in abundance (except East Grinstead walk).
The UK is believed to have nearly half of the world's population of bluebells and it's true that the Bluebell Railway has its fair share.
There are both circular walks and linear walks on this website.
The linear walks involve steaming to the start point by Bluebell Railway train.
1) Select a walk by clicking
on the map or select from list on the left
2) Print the walk or take your mobile device
3) Follow either brief or detailed instructions
If you would like to see bluebells are at their best please visit between late April and early May.
See the bluebells page for more information.