Hailsham attractions

Hailsham attractions

HailshamFrom Hailsham 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 Bateman's, Burwash, Etchingham, East Sussex TN19 7DS. Tel: 01435 882302. Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling left just as he left it, reflecting the author's exotic oriental tastes. Original illustrations for The Jungle Book. Kipling's 1928 Phantom 1 Rolls-Royce. National Trust. Charges apply. About 8 miles north of Hailsham.

Bateman's, Burwash

Attractions Eastbourne Marina, Sovereign Harbour Marina Ltd, Pevensey Bay Road, Eastbourne, BN23 6JH. Tel: 01323 470099. The Waterfront, our superb harbour-side development of cafés, bars, restaurants and shops, provides a haven where boat-owners can relax. Sovereign Harbour is located just two miles from Eastbourne on the A259 Pevensey Bay Road towards Hastings. www.sovereignharbour.co.uk. Location: About 5 miles south of Hailsham.

Eastbourne Marina

Attractions Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum, Halland, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 5AF. See our fascinating collection of over 1000 swans, geese and ducks from all over the world, along with a superb collection of gleaming Veteran, Edwardian and Vintage Cars and Motorcycles. Miniature trains run on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays from Easter to October, and on East Sussex half terms, school holidays and every Sunday in winter (weather permitting). www.bentley.org.uk. About 6 miles west of Hailsham.

Bentley Wildfowl & Motor Museum

Attractions Glynde Place, Glynde, East Sussex BN8 6SX. Tel: 01273 858 224. A magnificent Elizabethan manor house looking out from its position high on the rolling Sussex Downs over the weald. It was built in 1569 from flint and Normandy stone which was brought across the English Channel in barges. Includes a collection of Old Masters such as Canaletto, Guardi, Zuccarelli and Batoni. www.glyndeplace.com. About 7 miles west of Hailsham.

Glynde Place

Attractions Pevensey Castle. Pevensey off A259, East Sussex - BN24 5LE. Tel: 01323 762604. Pevensey Castle has a history stretching back over sixteen centuries. An exhibition with artefacts found on-site and an audio tour tell the story of the castle. Toilets. Castle Cottage Tea Room. Inner and outer bailey accessible to wheelchair users. Wheelchair users must retrace their steps to avoid exit turnstiles. English Heritage. Charges apply. Location: About 4 miles south of Hailsham.

Pevensey Castle

Alfriston Clergy House

Attractions Alfriston Clergy House, The Tye, Alfriston, Polegate, East Sussex BN26 5TL. Tel: 01323 870001. Medieval thatched cottage and picturesque garden. First building purchased by the National Trust in 1896, for £10. Fine medieval hall with a chalk and sour milk floor. National Trust. Charges apply. (Photo © NTPL / Andrew Butler). www.nationaltrust.org.uk. About 5 miles south west of Hailsham.

Alfriston Clergy House

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