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I East Sussex Directory

We want to give you all you will need to know about East Sussex!

Whether you are a tourist, a local, or new to the area… we will have something here that can help you.

Our directory is great for those who want to know more about East Sussex.

If you are not sure of where to start… let us be the guide!

We can provide you with any information that will help your time in East Sussex more enjoyable.

We have everything here so you can make the most out of your time in East Sussex! No matter how long your trip is, we will provide information about different places in East Sussex worth visiting.

East Sussex, located on the south coast of England, is easily accessible by road and rail from London and features a diverse landscape of coastline, chalky hills, and rolling downs, including the Weald.

East Sussex is bordered by Surrey, Kent, West Sussex, and the English Channel, and the shore offers panoramic views of the sea, including the famed 162-meter-high sheer cliffs of Beachy Head.

Many invasions have occurred along East Sussex’s coast, and historic castles such as Bodiam, Pevensey, Herstmonceux, and Lewes represent past wars. The defensive Martello towers and the Eastbourne Redoubt can be found farther along the coast.

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East Sussex is a county on England’s south coast that borders Kent, Surrey, and West Sussex and looks out over the English Channel.

East Sussex has a population of over 500,000 people, with Lewes as the county town and Eastbourne, Brighton, Bexhill, and Hastings as notable other towns.

The county enjoys miles of coastline, the High Weald, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty that extends into Kent, and the chalky white hills of the South Downs.

Battle Abbey presently sits on the location of the 1066 Battle of Hastings, which took place in the town of Hastings. The ruins of Hastings Castle, originally the home of William the Conqueror, can be seen across the English Channel.

The Royal Pavilion, seafront, pier, nightlife, and Lanes provide wonderful entertainment for day trippers and holidaymakers alike in the seaside resort of Brighton.

The terrain of East Sussex is popular with hikers, and there is lots to see and do along the South Downs Way, the 1066 Country Walk, and the Saxon Shore Way, to name a few. See Great Dixter if you’re a gardener.

Rye herring is a local food speciality in East Sussex, and the county town of Lewes on the River Ouse is steadily establishing a reputation for food, with lots of local produce available in a variety of high-quality restaurants.