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East Sussex

One of the most varied and interesting counties in the UK

Welcome to East Sussex!

With its stunning coastline, historic towns and quality attractions, East Sussex is the perfect year-round destination for memorable holidays.

Perhaps you are a history buff? There are some real historical gems awaiting visitors to East Sussex including the 1,000-year-old Lewes Castle and for a real slice of ancient history you have to visit the site of one of the most famous battles in England – the 1066 Battle of Hastings. East Sussex has foods for all palates, whether exotic or British, homely or lavish. Our guide to the region’s superb eating establishments, is a must read. Shopaholic? With excellent shopping facilities across the county, it doesn’t get better than this so have a browse of our shopping guide. East Sussex has a veritable feast of cultural activities and art exhibitions for you to enjoy. Towner Eastbourne in Eastbourne, De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill and the Hastings Contemporary in Hastings, are all connected by 18 miles of coastline. Discover the Coastal Culture Trail here.

Whatever it is you’re looking for in East Sussex, let our informative guides help shape your travel plans!

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Getting to and around East Sussex

Getting to and around East Sussex

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You'll find our beautiful, printed guides in leading hotels across the UK and Ireland. But you can also read or download the e-book versions: filled with interesting articles, local information, discounts and special offers.

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