About Wadhurst

Wadhurst is an historic market town, with a Charter dating from 1253. Almost at the northern extremity of East Sussex, it is 6 miles south of Tunbridge Wells. It is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and lies on a high ridge of the Sussex and Kent Weald.

The Parish covers an area of 15.5 square miles, and includes outlying communities of Sparrows Green, Cousley Wood, Woods Green, Durgates, Best Beech, Tidebrook and parts of Mark Cross. Its population in 2011 was 4883.

Wadhurst has a vibrant High Street and over 40 clubs and societies to join.

Wadhurst News

Drought Order Permit for Bewl Water

You may have noticed that the water level of Bewl Water is depleted for this time of the year.  Southern Water has been granted a Drought Order Permit by the Environment Agency on 16th January 2018.  This will assist in the refill of Bewl Water Reservoir and reduce water abstraction. It is necessary to secure […]

January News

  January News   Members of the Parish Council, past and present, were saddened in December to hear of the death of Bryan Bell, who was a member of the Parish Council for over 40 years, and who only stood down in 2015.  He was an entertaining and knowledgeable member of the Council who made […]

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