East Grinstead attractions

East Grinstead attractions

East GrinsteadFrom East Grinstead the rural and coastal county of Sussex can be accessed. The county is now divided into East and West Sussex and is bounded on the north by Surrey, east by Kent, south by the English Channel, and west by Hampshire. It is an area with a fertile coastal plain along which are scattered numerous resort towns including Hastings, Bexhill, Eastbourne, Seaford, Brighton, Shoreham-by-Sea, Worthing, Littlehampton and Bognor. The South Downs Way runs along the grassy ridge of the South Downs, giving splendid views over the countryside and the coast over the chalk cliffs of Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters.

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Attractions Ashdown Forest Llama Park, Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JN. Tel: 01825 712040. You can now take a llama for a relaxing walk in private grounds set in the beautiful Ashdown Forest. Llamas are naturally intelligent and inquisitive and love to go for walk. Sorry, no dogs (except Guide Dogs) are allowed in the Park or Visitor Centre. www.llamapark.co.uk. About 3 miles south of East Grinstead.

Ashdown Forest Llama Park

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Attractions The Bluebell Railway, Sheffield Park Station, East Sussex, TN22 3QL. Tel: 01825 720825. One of the largest tourist attractions in Sussex. Stations at East Grinstead (a special bus runs from East Grinstead to Kingscote Station), Kingscote, Horsted Keynes and Sheffield Park Station (East of Haywards Heath), the headquarters and home to the small exhibits Museum, model railway, restaurant and real ale bar, The Bessemer Arms. No public car parking at Kingscote. www.bluebell-railway.co.uk. Bus from East Grinstead to Kingscote station 3 miles west.

The Bluebell Railway

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Attractions Spa Valley Railway, West Station, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 5QY
Telephone: 01892 537715. Tunbridge Wells is the location of the railway's headquarters. Groombridge current limit for passenger trains, although the line exists all the way to Eridge.
Location: Groombridge is about 7 miles east of East Grinstead.

 Spa Valley Railway

Attractions Pooh Corner Ltd, High Street, Hartfield, East Sussex, TN7 4AE. Tel: 01892 770456. The Pooh Corner shop, in the High Street of Hartfield village, dates from around the 1690's. The shop is home to the world's largest selection of Winnie-the-Pooh products. It is situated in the village where the famous stories were written by A.A.Milne in the 1920's. www.pooh-country.co.uk. About 5 miles east of East Grinstead.

Pooh Corner Ltd

Attractions Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, nr Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 6TN. Tel: 01444 894000. Kew's 'country garden', with plants from across the world. 500 acres of walled and water gardens. National Trust. Charges apply. About 5 miles south west of East Grinstead.

Wakehurst Place

Attractions Chiddingstone Castle, Near Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7AD. Tel: 01892 870347. Chiddingstone Castle, a museum within a squire’s home, is open for the nation to enjoy - for visiting, educational visits, as a wedding and conference venue, and is licensed for civil partnerships. Check website for opening dates. www.chiddingstone-castle.org.uk. About 7 miles north east of East Grinstead.

Chiddingstone Castle

Attractions Hever Castle & Gardens, Hever, Nr Edenbridge, Kent TN8 7NG. Tel: 01732 865224. Come and visit this thirteenth century romantic castle - once the childhood home of Anne Boleyn. Set in magnificent gardens, laid out between 1904 and 1908. Also Adventure Playground, Yew Maze, Water Maze and more. www.hever-castle.co.uk. About 7 miles north east of East Grinstead.

Hever Castle & Gardens

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