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Explore Litlington Road
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A large car park providing ample parking area and sunny glades to picnic in. Several way marked trails start and finish from this area and there are also toilet facilities. It is a pay and display car park, which helps fund the facilities and wildlife projects provided within this wood.

Discovery Pass
Enjoy Seven Sisters, Friston Forest & Abbots Wood through the seasons with an annual Discovery Pass from the Forestry Commission.
Save money and time - get free car parking for one year at the following car parks:

  • Abbots Wood - Forestry Commission
  • Butchershole, Friston Forest - Forestry Commission
  • Litlington Road, Friston Forest - Forestry Commission
  • Seven Sisters Country Park Riverside - East Sussex County Council
  • Seven Sisters Country Park Forest - East Sussex County Council 

Purchase you pass for £28 online by callling 03000680400 or onsite at the Seven Sisters Country Park Visitor Centre. The Disovery Pass also gives you a range of benefits - visit the website for details of the current offers.


Current charge are £2.30 up to 2 hrs /£3.50 up to 4 hrs /£4.60 all day

Gates open at 8am and close around dusk, so please check the board for daily closing time which differs throughout the year.

Note: car park maintenance works.

tarmac work will be take place on Wednesday 24th May in Litlington Road car park. The car park will be closed during this time but will reopen on Thursday 25th May. Thank you for your patience during this time.

What do other visitors say?

You say the cat parks lock at night would canping be allowed an then let out ib the morning? Or is this not aloud x

Enma mussell, 27/Jul/2017

Sorry camping is not allowed at St Leonard's or any other part of the public forest estate with no official campsite

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Last updated: 17th October 2017

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What's Here?

  • Picnic
  • Walking
  • Barbeque
  • BBQs are bookable - 01580 213044
  • Viewpoint
  • Views over the Cuckmere Valley and White Horse etched on the downs
More about what's here


OS Grid ref: TQ 518 002

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