Sign up to our email to receive our most splendid special offers each month!
More Info

We will never share your details with anyone else, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

 

Royal Pavilion [Attraction / Activity]

4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton

Royal Pavilion, 4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton, East Sussex


Discover a world of colour inside The Royal Pavilion Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, this iconic Brighton Building mixes Regency grandeur with the visual style of India and China. Wander the halls with an... more

Hove Museum & Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

19 New Church Road, Hove

Hove Museum & Art Gallery, 19 New Church Road, Hove, East Sussex


Discover a world of art and history in The Hove Museum and Art Gallery If you're looking for things to do in Brighton and Hove, The Hove Museum and Art Gallery is a must. Housed in a Italianate Victorian villa which sits in a... more

Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club [Golf Course]

Off Chapel Lane, Forest Row

Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club, Off Chapel Lane, Forest Row, East Sussex

Royal Ashdown Forest opened in 1889 as the Ashdown Forest & Tunbridge Wells Golf Club and “Tunbridge Wells” was dropped when Queen Victoria bestowed royal patronage in 1893. Originally less than 5,000 yards it was gradually lengthened to its present... more

Royal Pavilion [Historic House]

4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton

Royal Pavilion, 4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton, East Sussex


Discover a world of colour inside The Royal Pavilion Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, this iconic Brighton Building mixes Regency grandeur with the visual style of India and China. Wander the halls with an... more

Booth Museum of Natural History [Museum / Art Gallery]

194 Dyke Road, Brighton

Booth Museum of Natural History, 194 Dyke Road, Brighton, East Sussex


Explore one of the best museums in Brighton Overlooking the pretty Dyke Road park in Brighton, the Booth Museum of Natural History provides an educational visit about birds, butterflies, fossils, bones and skeletons. The museum... more

Paradise Park [Attraction / Activity]

Avis Road, Newhaven

Paradise Park, Avis Road, Newhaven, East Sussex

Made up of Planet Earth Museum, a heritage trail and gardens, a kids’ play zone and a garden centre, Paradise Park in Newhaven, East Sussex, provides plenty whether the weather’s inclement or fine. The museum charts life on earth from the very start... more

Battle Museum of Local History [Museum / Art Gallery]

The Almonry, High Street, Battle

Battle Museum of Local History, The Almonry, Battle, East Sussex

Battle, East Sussex derives its name from the Battle of Hastings, which was fought between Harold the Saxon King and William the Conqueror in 1066. The battle was so significant it changed the course of English history. The town grew up around the... more

The Grand Hotel [Spa]

King Edward's Parade, Eastbourne

The Grand Hotel, King Edward's Parade, Eastbourne, East Sussex

Grand by name and grand by nature. Situated on a neat row of regal looking Georgian properties The Sussex Spa at The Grand Eastbourne, right on the sea front at Beachy Head, lives up to first impressions by offering a lavish experience with only the... more

Drusillas Zoo Park [Attraction / Activity]

Drusillas Park, Alfriston

Drusillas Zoo Park, Drusillas Park, Alfriston, East Sussex

Widely known as the best small zoo in Europe, Drusillas Park offers a fun-tastic day out that includes hundreds of exotic animals, from monkeys and meerkats to penguins and pandas. However animals are only half the fun! Kids will adore all the... more

Rye Golf Club (Old) [Golf Course]

New Lydd Road, Camber, Rye

Rye Golf Club (Old), New Lydd Road, Rye, East Sussex

Harry Colt’s first design in 1894, later modified by Tom Simpson and Sir Guy Campbell, Rye is a fiendishly difficult course. The unpredictable and fierce winds and a fascinating variety of stances necessary for shot-making create difficulty, despite... more

Michelham Priory House & Gardens [Historic House]

Upper Dicker, Hailsham

Michelham Priory House & Gardens, Upper Dicker, Hailsham, East Sussex

Step back in time at Michelham Priory. Most famous for the fact that it is the home of England’s longest water-filled moat dating back to 1229, Michelham Priory in Hailsham was founded by Augustinian canons and has experienced a rocky history by way... more

Michelham Priory House & Gardens [Garden]

Upper Dicker, Hailsham

Michelham Priory House & Gardens, Upper Dicker, Hailsham, East Sussex


Explore the gardens of Michelham Priory A turn around the gardens at Michelham Priory is a further education in the history of this beautiful site, such is the care that has been taken to ensure many plantings are authentic and true... more

Bateman's [Historic House]

Bateman's Lane, Burwash, Etchingham

Bateman's, Bateman's Lane, Etchingham, East Sussex


Discover the World of Ruyard Kipling Explore the home of Rudyard Kipling from 1902 to 1936. The house, a 17th century ironmaster’s home sitting in the rolling Sussex Downs, has been preserved as it was in Kipling’s day (when... more

Anne of Cleves House Museum [Historic House]

52 Southover High Street, Lewes

Anne of Cleves House Museum, 52 Southover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex

Henry VIII and his wives have fascinated the British for generations so it’s little wonder that Anne of Cleves’ House, tucked away in rural Sussex, is such a popular visitor attraction. Anne was given the house in 1541 as part of her divorce... more

The Flackley Ash Health Club, Spa & Beauty Rooms [Spa]

Flackley Ash Hotel & Restaurant, Peasmarsh, Rye

The Flackley Ash Health Club, Spa & Beauty Rooms, Flackley Ash Hotel & Restaurant, Rye, East Sussex

A visit to Flackley Ash Leisure Club & Spa will leave you feeling relaxed and revitalized. With a peaceful setting and friendly staff on hand, you can enjoy a swim in the indoor heated swimming pool, take it easy in the scented steam room or saunas,... more

Glynde Place [Historic House]

Glynde, Lewes

Glynde Place, Glynde, Lewes, East Sussex

Glynde Place is a magnificent Elizabethan manor house set in the heart of the South Downs. It is the family home of Viscount and Viscountess Hampden whose forebears built the house in 1569 from local flint and stone fron Caen, Normandy. Portraits,... more

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, East Sussex


Find an artistic paradise inside The Brighton Museum & Art Gallery Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, this iconic Brighton building sits in the heart of the buzzy Brighton city centre. Brighton Museum and Art... more

Anne of Cleves House [Museum / Art Gallery]

52 Southover High Street, Lewes

Anne of Cleves House, 52 Southover High Street, Lewes, East Sussex

Henry VIII and his wives have fascinated the British for generations so it’s little wonder that Anne of Cleves’ House, tucked away in rural Sussex, is such a popular visitor attraction. Anne was given the house in 1541 as part of her divorce... more

Pashley Manor Gardens [Garden]

Ticehurst

Pashley Manor Gardens, Ticehurst

In late April/early May Pashley Manor’s spectacular Tulip Festival sees this garden, on the border of Sussex and Kent, carpeted with over 30,000 tulips, creating stunning scenes for visitors to enjoy. Tulips are followed by over 100 varieties of... more

Piltdown Golf Club [Golf Course]

Piltdown, Uckfield

Piltdown Golf Club, Piltdown, Uckfield, East Sussex

Piltdown Gold Club in East Sussex is close to Uckfield and was founded in 1904. The terrain is fairly level but the narrow fairways; small greens and an abundance of heather and gorse make for challenging golf. The Clubhouse was extensively enhanced... more

Bluebell Railway [Attraction / Activity]

Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield

Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield, East Sussex

The Bluebell Railway, which runs nine miles along the border between east and west Sussex, is probably one of the most famous heritage steam railway attractions in the country and has been ferrying nostalgia-seeking passengers and train-mad kids... more

Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum [Museum / Art Gallery]

169 High Street, Lewes

Lewes Castle & Barbican House Museum, 169 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex

If you’ve never visited the pretty town of Lewes, which sits within the glorious South Downs just a few miles from bustling Brighton and the coast, a trip to Lewes Castle and Barbican House Museum is a great way to familiarize yourself with this... more

Sheffield Park & Garden [Garden]

Sheffield Park, Uckfield

Sheffield Park & Garden, Sheffield Park, Uckfield, East Sussex


Explore fantastic displays at Sheffield Park Sheffield Park´s magnificent, informal landscape garden was laid out in the 18th century by Capability Brown and further developed in the early years of the 20th century by its owner... more

Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club [Spa]

Wych Cross, Forest Row

Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club, Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex

Ashdown Park Spa, located in a gorgeous English country house hotel, has a wide range of Health and Beauty treatments available. All the treatments are individually tailored to your needs. Prescription facials, aromatherapy massages, body and heat... more

Bateman's [Garden]

Bateman's Lane, Burwash, Etchingham

Bateman's, Bateman's Lane, Etchingham, East Sussex


Discover the World of Ruyard Kipling The Jacobean home of Rudyard Kipling, beautiful Bateman’s sits in glorious Downs countryside, surrounded by the wooded landscape of the Sussex Weald. Its 17th century origins are very clearly... more

1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield [Attraction / Activity]

High Street, Battle

1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield, High Street, Battle, East Sussex


Go back in time and Experience the Battle of Hastings Explore the sight of the infamous Battle of Hastings, 1066. Take a tour the excellent exhibition on the site that explains what happened that fateful day with the help of a CGI... more

The Treatment Rooms [Spa]

21 New Road, Brighton

The Treatment Rooms, 21 New Road, Brighton, East Sussex

Mention the Treatment Rooms in Brighton to any spa aficionado and they’ll nod in approval heartily. Led by local resident Clare Rogers, it’s become a standout retreat for men and women on the south coast, getting the thumbs up from every magazine... more

Newhaven Fort [Attraction / Activity]

Fort Road, Newhaven

Newhaven Fort, Fort Road, Newhaven, East Sussex

An award winning attraction and a fine example of an English fortification, Newhaven Fort has the sights and sounds of the past, offering a unforgettable day out for the whole family. The massive walls, ramparts, tunnels and gun emplacements all fire... more

Charleston [Historic House]

Firle, Lewes

Charleston, Firle, Lewes, East Sussex

Home to artists Duncan Grant and Vanessa Bell, Virginia Woolf’s sister, Charleston was a mecca for artists and writers in the early 20th century and became a regular meeting place for the celebrated Bloomsbury set. The house’s décor is a rich... more

Preston Manor [Historic House]

Preston Drove, Brighton

Preston Manor, Preston Drove, Brighton, East Sussex


Step back in time at Preston Manor Dating from c.1600, rebuilt in 1738 and substantially added to in 1905, Preston Manor gives a rare insight into life during the early years of the 20th century. Explore more than twenty rooms... more

Crowborough Beacon Golf Club [Golf Course]

Beacon Road, Crowborough

Crowborough Beacon Golf Club, Beacon Road, Crowborough, East Sussex

Crowborough Beacon, judged the 70th best in the Country, is a challenging heathland course close to the highest point in Sussex at nearly 800 feet above sea level. with spectacular views to the South Downs. The 18 holes and Clubhouse terrace boast... more

Standen [Garden]

West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead

Standen, West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex


Discover the beautiful Standen House and Gardens Standen House and Gardens are a love song to the Arts and Crafts movement and tell the tale of 1920s family life through all manner of artefacts and furniture. The hillside gardens... more

Standen [Historic House]

West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead

Standen, West Hoathly Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex


Discover the beautiful Standen House and Gardens Standen is a family house built in the 1890s, a showpiece of the Arts & Crafts Movement designed by Philip Webb and decorated throughout with original William Morris carpets, fabrics... more

The Priest House [Historic House]

North Lane, West Hoathly, East Grinstead

The Priest House, North Lane, East Grinstead, West Sussex

Built in the 15th century, The Priest House has been open as a museum since 1908. Its furnished rooms contain a fascinating array of 17th and 18th century domestic furniture, needlework and household items. Outside a formal herb garden contains over... more

The Priest House & Gardens [Garden]

North Lane, West Hoathly, East Grinstead

The Priest House & Gardens, North Lane, East Grinstead, West Sussex

The Priest House Gardens, in the grounds of Priest House, is a formal herb garden with over 150 culinary, medicinal and household herbs. Visit the Priest House for a wonderful collection of historical curiosities, showcasing farm heritage and... more

The Priest House [Museum / Art Gallery]

North Lane, West Hoathly, East Grinstead

The Priest House, North Lane, East Grinstead, West Sussex

Owned variously by Henry VIII, Anne of Cleves, Mary I and Elizabeth I, The Priesthouse, sitting on the edge of the Ashdown Forest in Sussex, is a 15th century Wealdon Hall house laid out and furnished in 17th and 18th century style. Period furniture... more

Smallhythe Place [Historic House]

Smallhythe, Tenterden

Smallhythe Place, Smallhythe, Tenterden, Kent


Discover Smallhythe Place, Kent Smallhythe Place is an early 16th century half timbered house, which was the home of the Victorian actress Ellen Terry from 1899 until her death in 1928. It contains many personal and theatrical... more

Borde Hill Garden [Garden]

Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath

Borde Hill Garden, Borde Hill Lane, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Borde Hill is a beautiful Grade II* English Heritage garden set in 200 acres of parkland with magnificent views across the Ouse Valley viaduct. Created by Colonel Stephenson Robert Clarke from seeds gathered by the great plant hunters of the early... more

Wakehurst Place [Garden]

Ardingly, Haywards Heath

Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Wakehurst Place gardens, in the beautiful High Weald of Sussex, is an outstanding botanic garden and conservation area, managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens. A mild, friendly climate, a high rainfall and moisture-retentive soils, allows many... more

Hever Castle & Gardens [Historic House]

Edenbridge

Hever Castle & Gardens, Edenbridge, Kent


Discover the fascinating past of Hever Castle, childhood home of Anne Boleyn Hever Castle, a romantic 13th century moated castle, was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII´s second wife - inside there are prayer books... more

Hever Castle & Gardens [Garden]

Edenbridge

Hever Castle & Gardens, Edenbridge, Kent


Discover the gardens of Hever Castle, childhood home of Anne Boleyn The spectacular Edwardian gardens at Hever Castle were laid out between 1904 and 1908 by Joseph Cheal & Son. One of the most magnificent areas of the gardens is... more

Hever Castle & Gardens [Attraction / Activity]

Edenbridge

Hever Castle & Gardens, Edenbridge, Kent


Discover the fascinating past of Hever Castle, childhood home of Anne Boleyn Hever Castle, a romantic 13th-century moated castle, was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII´s second wife - inside there are prayer books... more

Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa [Spa]

Ockenden Manor Hotel, Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield

Ockenden Manor Hotel & Spa, Ockenden Manor Hotel, Cuckfield, West Sussex

Nobody does eco-spa quite like Ockenden Manor Spa, a modern retreat built respectfully, and to the highest spec, inside a 19th Century walled garden in West Sussex. Step inside and find yourself surrounded by contemporary finishes of soft fabric... more

The London Beach Spa [Spa]

Ashford Road, Tenterden, Ashford

The London Beach Spa, Ashford Road, Ashford, Kent

In the glorious Kent countryside, or the ‘Garden of England’, rather than the bustling capital as the name might suggest, London Beach Spa is a rural retreat with a glittering line up of some of the best names in the spa business. Home to Clarins,... more

Rye Golf Club (Old) [Golf Course]

New Lydd Road, Camber, Rye

Rye Golf Club (Old), New Lydd Road, Rye, East Sussex

Harry Colt’s first design in 1894, later modified by Tom Simpson and Sir Guy Campbell, Rye is a fiendishly difficult course. The unpredictable and fierce winds and a fascinating variety of stances necessary for shot-making create difficulty, despite... more

Royal Pavilion [Attraction / Activity]

4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton

Royal Pavilion, 4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton, East Sussex


Discover a world of colour inside The Royal Pavilion Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, this iconic Brighton Building mixes Regency grandeur with the visual style of India and China. Wander the halls with an... more

Royal Pavilion [Historic House]

4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton

Royal Pavilion, 4/5 Pavilion Buildings, Brighton, East Sussex


Discover a world of colour inside The Royal Pavilion Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, this iconic Brighton Building mixes Regency grandeur with the visual style of India and China. Wander the halls with an... more

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery [Museum / Art Gallery]

Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton

Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Royal Pavilion Gardens, Brighton, East Sussex


Find an artistic paradise inside The Brighton Museum & Art Gallery Built as a seaside pleasure palace for King George IV, this iconic Brighton building sits in the heart of the buzzy Brighton city centre. Brighton Museum and Art... more

The Treatment Rooms [Spa]

21 New Road, Brighton

The Treatment Rooms, 21 New Road, Brighton, East Sussex

Mention the Treatment Rooms in Brighton to any spa aficionado and they’ll nod in approval heartily. Led by local resident Clare Rogers, it’s become a standout retreat for men and women on the south coast, getting the thumbs up from every magazine... more

To view the icons please zoom in

Towns in East Sussex with Place to Visit / Thing to Do listings:   Alfriston | Battle | Brighton | Crowborough | Eastbourne | Etchingham | Forest Row | Hailsham | Hove | Lewes | Newhaven | Rye | Seaford | Uckfield

All Counties with Places to Visit / Things to Do:    England: Central England: Derbyshire | Gloucestershire | Herefordshire | Leicestershire | Lincolnshire | Northamptonshire | Nottinghamshire | Rutland | Shropshire | Staffordshire | Warwickshire | West Midlands | Worcestershire | East Anglia: Cambridgeshire | Essex | Norfolk | North Norfolk | Suffolk | Northern England: Cheshire | Cumbria | Durham | East Riding of Yorkshire | Greater Manchester | Lancashire | Merseyside | North Yorkshire | Northumberland | South Yorkshire | Tyne & Wear | West Yorkshire | South East England: East Sussex | Kent | Surrey | West Sussex | South West England: Bath & Northeast Somerset | Bristol | Cornwall | Devon | Isles of Scilly | Somerset | Southern England: Bedfordshire | Berkshire | Buckinghamshire | Dorset | Hampshire | Hertfordshire | Isle of Wight | Oxfordshire | Wiltshire | Scotland: Central, East & North East Scotland: Aberdeenshire | Angus | Dunbartonshire | Falkirk | Fife | Moray | Perth & Kinross | Edinburgh, Glasgow & Southern Scotland: Ayrshire | City of Edinburgh | Dumfries & Galloway | East Lothian | Glasgow City | Lanarkshire | Mid-Lothian | Renfrewshire | Scottish Borders | West Lothian | Highlands & Islands of Scotland: Argyll & Bute | Highland | Wales: Mid-Wales: Ceredigion | Powys | North Wales: Conwy | Gwynedd | Isle of Anglesey (Ynys Mon) | Wrexham | South Wales: Bridgend | Cardiff | Carmarthenshire | Merthyr Tydfil | Monmouthshire | Neath Port Talbot | Newport | Pembrokeshire | Swansea | Vale of Glamorgan