Chailey Common

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In the west of the county, Chailey Common is one of the largest commons in the south of England and was designated a Local Nature Reserve in 1966. The common is a Site of Special Scientific Interest for its heathland plants, and diverse insect and bird communities.


Chailey Common stretches over 450 acres and includes Red House Common, Memorial Common, Romany Ridge Common, Pound Common and Lane End. In these commons you will find several trenches and a water systems from WW1.

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The commons are situated where the A275 meets the A272.

The Local Rider 121 bus operates a regular service from Lewes – Newick, via Chailey. See Rider bus timetables.

The nearest railway stations are Haywards Heath and Cooksbridge.

Car parking (with a height restriction of 2m) is available at the following locations:

* Lane End Common on Fletchling Common Road
* Red House Common on Warrs Hill Lane
* Memorial Common layby on the A272
* Pound Common on North Common Road
* Romany Ridge Common on North Common Road

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