Crowborough is a small town on the edge of Ashdown Forest that has grown up on and around Beacon Hill, so named for the flaming beacon used in past times to warn London of attacks on England's southern coast. The beacon can still be seen today, beside the running track at Goldsmith's Leisure Centre.
Crowborough is best known for being home to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Fare and timetable information is available from Southern Trains, tel. 08457 484950.
The centre of Crowborough is very small, and can be covered on foot in quite a short time. As with most other towns in England, the town is well serviced by buses and taxis.
Arriva operates a half hourly 229 service between Crowborough and Tunbridge Wells. Timetables and fares are available on their website. Buy your ticket from the driver when you board the bus. this service does not operate on evenings or Sundays
Brighton & Hove operate a half-hourly service between Brighton and Tunbridge Wells, with the 29's running straight through Crowborough on the A26 while the 29A diverts and serves Whitehill and Crowborough town centre.  On Sundays, the service is hourly.
- Crowborough Cabs - 01892 665 522
- Ashdown Cars - 01892 655 604
- MS Executive Chauffeurs  - 0800 980 7252
- Sussex Chauffeurs 
- Mayfair Chauffeurs  - 0800 068 7246
- 1 The Blue Anchor, Beacon Rd, Crowborough, ☏ . pub with food mains £12-22.
- 2 Crow and Gate, Uckfield Rd, Crowborough (out of town to the west), ☏ . pub with food mains £8 - 23.
- 3 Bricklayer's Arms, Whitehill Rd, Crowborough, ☏ . pub with food and garden mains from £6.
- Arthur Family Bed & Breakfast, Crowborough, ☏ .
- Ashdown House Bed & Breakfast, Maresfield, Crowborough, ☏ .
- Hill Cottage Bed & Breakfast, Crowborough, ☏ .
- Hodges, Crowborough, ☏ .
- Yew House Bed & Breakfast, Crowborough, ☏ .
|Routes through Crowborough|
|Brighton ← Uckfield ←||SW NE||→ Tunbridge Wells and Tonbridge|