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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.

Please note, only festivals from today's date are shown below.

VegFest UK Brighton

You won’t meet any meat at VegFest, one of the UK and Europe’s biggest celebrations of all things veggie.


Brighton Tap Takeover

Some of the world’s greatest craft brewers are descending on to Brighton for the South Coast’s biggest craft beer festival.


Foodies Festival Brighton

Seaside, sun, cider and bucket loads of food and knowledge to digest, Foodies Festival 2014 comes to bustling Brighton.


Hastings Midsummer Fish Fest

Something fishy is going on in Hastings this July – the Midsummer Fish Fest, to be exact...


Fiery Foods UK Chilli Festival

Chilled-out Brighton gets chilli-hot, as Fiery Foods UK comes to the south coast this September.


1066 Wine & Food Festival

In the name of history grab yourself a glass or two of wine!


Hastings Herring Fair

Celebrate this undervalued but seriously versatile fish.


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