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Seven Sisters Country Park, Friston Forest & Abbots Wood

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

The Seven Sisters, Friston and Abbots Wood Discovery Pass allows you free car parking 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 

Support your local woodland - help maintain the forest facilities for you and your family to enjoy

Discover more - receive the seasonal Discovery Pass e-newsletter packed with information about events, activities and wildlife.

Enjoy more - with the great discounts available 

National Offers

  • 15% off* per person at Go Ape Tree Top Adventure, Forest Segway, Tree Top Junior and Zip Trekking *Excludes Saturdays, Corporate Events and bank holidays until 31/12/17. Book online and quote the discount code supplied in your Discovery Pass welcome pack. Participation and supervision ratios apply, please visit for more information.

  • Save 15% with Forest Holidays**
    Stay in a luxury cabin in one of nine idyllic Forestry Commission locations and save 15% off the price of the cabin. You can also save 25% if your travel date is 7 days or less. This must be booked via the contact centre on 03330 110495.
    ** The offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other Forest Holidays offer and applies to one cabin only per visit. The offer must be applied at the time of booking. Your Discovery Pass must be shown on arrival at the Forest Holidays location. The Discovery Pass holder must be the lead booker for the Forest Holiday In order to obtain the discount.

  • 15% off Cotswold Outdoor***
  • 15% off Runners Need***       
  • 15% off Cycle Surgery***       
  • 15% off Snow and Rock***  
    ***Terms and conditions apply: Not to be used in conjunction with any other offers or discounts. 10% discount only on bikes. Selected lines are exempt. For personal purchases only. Not to be shared with third parties or used against business purchases. Offer expires 31.12.17. Online purchases can be made using the code supplied in your Discovery Pass welcome pack.

  • 15% off and FREE Delivery at Muddy Puddles****
    Muddy Puddles offer a wide range of waterproof outdoor clothing for kids, and as a Discovery Pass holder you can get an exclusive 15% off plus free delivery! Visit to browse their range.
    **** Please note that the 15% discount can be applied to any item that is not already on sale, and the delivery is free standard UK delivery. This discount is exclusive to Discovery Pass members only.

  • 25% off adult entry to Westonbirt Arboretum in Gloucestershire (excluding Events and Autumn). Note: Autumn (1 Oct- 15 Nov).

  • 10% discount on Trailbase guided trips with accommodation. See for more information.

  • 10% off Paramo clothing (plus 5% of your purchase goes direct to the friends of Bedgebury). Quote the code FOB2011 when you buy online or if buying direct from Paramo's London store or Wadhurst showroom.

  • Save £10 on your next Discovery Pass and support conservation projects with Ecotricity. Switch to Ecotricity as your energy provider, and you will receive a £10 discount on your next Discovery Pass. Ecotricity will also offer a £25 donation per fuel switch (gas or electricity - max £50 per household) to fund Forestry Commission conservation projects. Terms and Conditions apply, click here for details.

Start saving  - Buy your Seven Sisters, Friston Forest and Abbots Wood Discovery Pass online now and enjoy visiting the forest straight away.

The one-year Discovery Pass costs £27 currently. As of 1st April 2016 this will increase to £28.

If you are unable to buy online you can phone 0300 068 0400. 

Passes are also available from Seven Sisters Country Park visitor centre (Seasonal opening - closed Nov-Feb).

We provide one parking permit per membership, however you are welcome to share it between two registered cars. If you require it, plastic permit holders are available to ensure that the pass does not get damaged during the transfer.

Last updated: 16th February 2017

What's of interest

England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.