Coopers Way car park, Henfield
Walking level: Easy
Distance: 1.5-2.25 miles depending on route
Refreshments: There are plenty of coffee shops and pubs on the High Street
Toilets: Public toilets in High Street
Dogs: Please keep dogs on leads and clean mess up.
Two options for the route:
- Trail a): A mixture of tarmac, crushed stone and grass. 2.25 miles.
- Trail b): A mixture of tarmac and crushed stone. Length 1.5miles.
Henfield village has unique shops, old inns and historical and quirky houses. A network of twittens and character streets criss-cross the area, making it the perfect place for a heritage trail.
A village fair has taken place on the Common (so called because it is 'common land' governed by ancient law) since at least 1647, and continues bi-annually.
Here's what's in store on the village's heritage trail:
- George Hotel and Greenfield House
- Lavender, Providence and Stipenhoke cottages
- Reed bed and woodland
- Henfield Common
- Cricket Club, Memorial Field and Stone
- The Lydds and downland views
- The Mill house
- Borrer Bank, King James Lane
- Potwell, The Tanyard
- St Peters Church
- The Cat House, St Peter's Cottage and Reeve House
- Pinchnose Green, Martyn Lodge
- St Anthony's Cottage, White Hart, Plough
The Hidden Henfield website contains a lot more information about things to see and do in Henfield, its retail shops, coffee houses, historic pubs and the history of Henfield including Henfield’s own Museum.