Search site

Combe Valley Home Page

The Combe Valley Countryside Park covers an area of 600 hectares within Rother District and Hastings Borough with three broad character areas:

  1. Wildlife and countryside area to the north including the Combe Haven valley SSSI and Filsham Reedbeds
  2. Activity park including the Bulverhythe playing fields and containing a landfill site, household waste and recycling site and waste water treatment works
  3. Coastal park stretching from Bulverhythe beach to Glyne Gap
Park zones

The Countryside Park is a long-term project which will create a significant green space between the towns of Hastings and Bexhill addressing the deficiency of accessible green space and serving an immediate population of 22,500 people and an overall urban population of 130,000 people. The park will provide an opportunity for active recreation including walking, cycling, horse-riding, bird watching and formal sports as well as improving biodiversity.

New Visitor Centre - have your say!

A new visitor centre, located off Freshfields Road is a partnership project between Hastings Borough Council, Rother District Council, East Sussex County Council and Groundwork South. Its aim is to improve access, participation and the natural environment at the park.

Come and see the plans for the visitor centre and comment on the design and use prior to submission for planning at West St Leonards Children's Centre, 464 Bexhill Road St Leonards TN38 8AU on Saturday 15 November 11:00 - 15:00 and Tuesday 18 November 10:00 - 13:00.

You can also download and view the plans from the 'Download' section adjacent and provide comments online here via our survey.