Uckfield & East Grinstead Lines

The Uckfield and East Grinstead lines provide an excellent rail connection for the area, and a wonderful way to travel though beautiful Sussex, on through glorious parts of Kent and Surrey and to all the adventure of London. Want to visit Ashdown Forest but don’t want to take your car? No problem as bus links to the Forest are now available!
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Explore the Uckfield & East Grinstead Lines



  • Three heritage railways - Spa Valley, Bluebell & Lavender Lines
  • Ten circular walks from Edenbridge station
  • Medieval and Tudor architecture at East Grinstead


Ashdown Forest

Ashdown Forest

If you don't have the luxury of a car to visit the Forest there are regular bus services. There are amazing views, open heathland, wooded areas, streams to cross, wildlife to spot, walking trails and a cycle route with many pubs, restaurants and tearooms around the Forest to take a break and revive yourself. Or why not take a longer break and stay at one of the many B&B's, campsites or self catering units?
Spa Valley Railway

Spa Valley Railway

The Spa Valley Railway runs steam and vintage diesel trains between Eridge, Groombridge, High Rocks and Tunbridge Wells West stations. Run by volunteers, themed events through the year include historic rallies, children's events, restaurant trains, even Santa specials. The train can take you to historic, romantic Groombridge Place.
East Grinstead Museum

East Grinstead Museum

The museum tells the story of East Grinstead through important collections including work by plastic surgeon Sir Archibald McIndoe. His pioneering procedures at the Queen Victoria Hospital during WW2 treating badly burned airmen, who called themselves the Guinea Pigs, afforded him world renown.
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Download the PDF Guide

Use this guide to inspire your visit with maps and information about destinations, walks and planning your visit.

Watch the Video

Travelling this railway line is a great way to experience the beautiful High Weald countryside and delightful market towns.

Community Rail Awards shortlisted nominations

Southeast Communities Rail Partnership, our station partners and train operating companies have been shortlisted in five categories in the annual awards from our parent organisation Community Rail Net...

Contact us

Sharon Gray
Community Rail Development Officer (Uckfield/East Grinstead Line)
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