Brighton, Eastbourne, Hastings, St Leonard’s and Bexhill-on-Sea are some of the most popular seaside towns in East Sussex and they are great destinations for weekend breaks and family holidays as they have some of the best beaches and water quality in East Sussex.
Walking holidays are popular in East Sussex as there are plenty of footpaths to explore on South Downs Way (The Cuckoo Trail and The Forest Way) and the towns of Rye, Alfriston, Lewes and Winchelsea.
East Sussex Tourist Information
Tourist attractions in East Sussex include lots of historic and family friendly places to visit.
Suggestions for places suitable for family days out in East Sussex include Drusilla’s Park (near Alfriston), Smuggler’s Adventure (Hastings), Paradise Park (Newhaven), Yesterday’s World, The Observatory (Herstmonceux), Bewl Water reservoir, Knockhatch Adventure Park dry ski slope and adventure park, Arlington Stadium (near Eastbourne) stockcar racing, Underwater World (Hastings), Ashdown Forest Llama Park (near Nutley and Forest Row), Heaven Farm (near Dane Hill and Chailey), Seven Sisters Sheep Centre (East Dean), Farm World (Rye), Middle Farm (near Lewes), Spring Barn Farm Park (near Lewes), Drusillas Zoo (near Lewes)
There are several Steam Railways in East Sussex – The Bluebell Railway (near East Grinstead), Kent & East Sussex Railway (Bodiam) and Lavender Line (Isfield near Uckfield) and these tend to be geat places to visit especially if you have young children who love Thomas The Tank Engine!
A list of other popular and famous tourist attractions which should be visited during your holiday in East Sussex include Bodiam Castle, Hastings Castle, St Leonards Caves, Great Dixter House and Garden (Northiam), Sheffield Park Garden (near Uckfield), Herstmonceux Castle (near Hailsham), Pevensey Castle (near Eastbourne), The South Downs, Beachy Head, Ardingly, Uckfield, The Long Man of Wilmington (near Eastbourne), Anne of Cleve’s House, Batemans, Great Dixter, Ditchling, Cuckmere Haven, Friston Forest and the Living World, Seven Sisters, Devil’s Dyke, Ditchling Beacon, Glyndebourne, Ashdown Forest, Middle Farm, Michelham Priory (near Hailsham) …
The nearest international airports forflights to East Sussex are London Gatwick (LGW), Lydd Airport (EGMD, in Kent) and Shoreham/ Brighton City Airport (ESH – domestic flights).
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