East Sussex is a county encompassing the southeast corner of England right along the English Channel and offers easy access to almost any type of adventure you’d like. Beachgoers can head for places like Camber Sands and Eastbourne Beach, while history enthusiasts will enjoy Herstmonceux Castle, Battle Abbey, the Great Dixter House & Gardens, Pevensey Castle, Lewes Castle & Museum, the underground Smugglers Adventure tunnels and Rye Castle Museum. Art and cultural sites are also abundant, including Virginia Woolf’s former home of Monk’s House, Hastings Museum & Art Gallery, the Hastings Contemporary museum and Rudyard Kipling’s home at Bateman’s.

Kids will be thrilled by exciting animal encounters at places like Drusillas Park, Blackberry Farm Park and Knockhatch Adventure Park. Couples on a retreat for 2 will enjoy taking serene walks at Pashley Manor Gardens, Ashdown Forest and Seven Sisters Country Park, where you can also take stunning Instagram photos of white cliffs on the channel. The sheer range of things to do in this county is nothing short of mind-blowing and makes for an ideal destination for families, couples and solo travellers alike.

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