Set on the High Weald, a fantastic location for a day out for all the family. Eridge station is the starting point for the Spa Valley Railway and a mecca for rock climbing enthusiasts. Eridge also hosts reputedly Britain's best camp site at Forgewood with direct access to the Eridge Park Estate, once owned by William the Conqueror's brother Odo.
Eridge is a Community Rail Station
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.
Eridge is a mecca for rock climbing and bouldering enthusiasts and sandstone crags feature throughout the surrounding countryside. The most well-known of these is Harrisons Rocks at Groombridge. Many local organisations offer tuition such as Bowles Outdoor Centre. Try a walk from Eridge station to Harrisons Rocks, or Cycle Route 21.
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?
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