Uckfield, located in East Sussex, is a charming town that is known for a variety of mysteries and local legends. Visitors to the area may enjoy visiting the local farmers' market that operates on the first Saturday of each month. There are also numerous nature reserves situated in Uckfield and the surrounding area, including the West Park Local Nature Reserve as well as the Hempstead Meadows Local Nature Reserve. There are ample accommodation options located in Uckfield as well as in the local vicinity, along with a range of different shopping and dining venues.
The English town of Uckfield is located within the District of Wealden in East Sussex. The town of Uckfield is situated on the southern edge of the River Uck. The town of Uckfield was originally known as Uccafield and this name was taken from the Celtic language. The town of Uckfield was first mentioned during the later part of the thirteenth century however evidence has been found within the town that dates back to the Stone Age tribes. The town of Uckfield developed into a stop off point on the route that was used by pilgrims visiting Chichester, Lewes and Canterbury.
The town of Uckfield has a council that is made up of fifteen councillors and these represent four different wards, which are known as New Town, Ridgewood, Central and Ward.
The town of Uckfield has been built around a road hub and also the crossing point on the River Uck. The town has grown over the years and new housing estates have developed. Some parts of the town have been subject to flooding over the years and the last time it flooded was back in 2007.
The town of Uckfield has a population of about thirteen thousand six hundred and ninety seven. The town of Uckfield has a strong educational network that is made up of five primary schools and one secondary school. The main primary school within the town is Manor School and it has almost four hundred pupils that are divided between fourteen different classes. The other primary schools are Harlands Primary, Holy Cross Church of England Primary, St Philips Catholic Primary and also Rocks Park Primary. The secondary school is classed as a technology college and it is known as Uckfield Community.