East Sussex

The county of East Sussex, located in South East England, is bordered by Kent, Surrey, West Sussex and the English Channel. Of course, East Sussex has many a fab place to dine and visit, from Lewes, to Brighton, you’ll be sure to find something, and as it’s so easily accessible from London and the Midlands, it’s the ideal destination for a day out or a short break.

This beautiful part of the country has plenty to keep visitors busy: some of the physical landmarks include the Seven Sisters Country Park within the beautiful South Downs National Park, the Beachy Head chalk headland and the coastal hamlet of Normans Bay; site of historical interest include castles at Bodiam and Herstmonceux, as well as Battle Abbey, which was built in commemoration of the Battle of Hastings, and the University of Sussex buildings.

If you’re looking for a bite to eat, you won’t be disappointed. There are plenty of excellent restaurants, pubs and cafés showcasing the best local flavours and produce, as well as cuisine from across the world. The Pointer in Brill, The Old Thatched Inn in Adstock and Di Paolo in Gerrards Cross are a sample of possible places to dine.

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Lewes OctoberFEAST

Don’t Lewes out – this is one food event that cannot be missed.


Forest Row Village Market

Foodie Forest Row is filled with monthly fresh, farm food fun.


The British Pet Show - South of England

The British Pet Show is an animal lover’s paradise, with alpacas, bearded dragons, fluffy bunnies and ferrets that will have you beaming from ear to ear.


Rye Bay Scallop Week

If it’s scallops you seek, you can eat them all week! Every meal of the day, for this feast at Rye Bay.


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