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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    Where & what to eat in East Sussex

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      If you're visiting Eastbourne and you're looking for great places to eat, you'll find just about every regional cuisine. You can find vegan and vegetarian options aplenty; lots of Greek, Italian and Mediterranean eateries; and great cafes. You'll find down-home pub cuisine and outstanding wine and charcuterie board pairings. Check out some of the best local, authentic restaurants in...

    Where to shop & what to buy in East Sussex

    • 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Brighton

      The seaside resort town of Brighton is packed full of exciting things to do, but one of the most alluring aspects of this community is its extensive range of shopping opportunities. You can find just about anything, from souvenirs and clothes to handmade crafts and custom jewellery, so everyone will be able to find something to their liking. Even antique...

    Where to go & what to do at night in East Sussex

    • 15 Best Things to Do After Dinner in Brighton

      Looking for what to do after dinner in Brighton? One thing for sure is that Brighton’s nightlife promises a fun night out with hundreds of venues. You can find Olde English pubs that go back centuries, along with modern bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and casinos. This list shows you the best places to go at night in Brighton. Whether you’re looking...

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    • Brighton Travel Essentials

      Our Brighton Travel Essentials lays out the essential information you need to help planning your trip to one of the most popular destinations in the UK. No matter how frequently you travel, some questions will always need answers: What’s the weather like? How can I get from the airport to my hotel? What currency and type of plug do I...

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