WELCOME TO
BURWASH
An Area of Oustanding Natural Beauty in the Sussex Weald
Burwash
A community website serving residents and visitors in the three villages of
Burwash, Burwash Common and Burwash Weald

Welcome to Burwash, East Sussex

This is a community website serving residents and visitors to the three villages of Burwash, Burwash Common and Burwash Weald – located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the Sussex Weald. binomo website

Burwash itself is perhaps best known for its association with Rudyard Kipling who lived at Bateman’s, a handsome ironmasters house less than ½ mile from the village, and now one of the National Trust’s most popular visitor attractions in southern England. During the 34 years he lived at Bateman’s Kipling wrote and published many of his most famous books and poems including Puck of Pook Hill (a tale set in the nearby woodlands), and If – voted Britain’s favourite poem in a BBC poll.

Location map of Burwash

With a population of just over 2,500, the Parish of Burwash lies 42 miles south east of central London, and 15 miles north of Hastings and Bexhill.

With good road and rail connections, Burwash is a good base for trips to London and the coast, and for visiting the numerous famous gardens, castles, historic houses, towns and villages that abound in this beautiful part of southern England.

Burwash is a thriving rural community with binomo online trading many attractions for visitors, good shops, post office, three pubs, great places to stay, and a host of well supported clubs and societies

The website is constant work in progress. Contributions and comments are always welcome. If you would like to help our community in some way please click here.

We would also like to hear from local food producers, and obtain your views about whether the site should carry advertising from local companies and tradespeople.

Photographs for our website gallery

Despite the problems that the bad weather created, the village and surrounding countryside looked magnificent blanketed by heavy snow. Pictures of the area, wildlife, children playing in the snow etc will be welcomed. Please click here to forward them.

 

binomo broker Development of this website has been made possible through funding received from DEFRA and the EU.

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SEEDA - South East England Development Agency
Defra - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD): Europe  investing in rural areas
The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD): Europe investing in rural areas

Noticeboard

We've just heard from Mr Larry Kane from Texas, USA who has found the St Bartholomews burial records invaluable in compiling his family history.

Don't forget if you want information posted on the Burwash website or Noticeboard please contact info@burwash.org

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Gallery

See the recently added YouTube link showing a home video from ex-Burwash resident Dee Handyside. She now lives in Queensland Australia and shot the video during a visit in August 2009. Many thanks for this Dee.

We welcome photographs and videos of the villages and surrounding areas within the Parish.

Please forward to info@burwash.org

Click here to view our gallery

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