East Sussex

Medieval town of Rye. Credit: Alex Hare/VisitEngland

Book a cottage in medieval Rye, East Sussex

Want a little privacy on your next British travel adventure? Then why not book your own cottage, such as this impossibly cute one in the medieval town of Rye, in East Sussex. Once upon a...

Rare retreats

From tree houses to trailers, roulottes to railway carriages, these unusual escapes offer a chance to abandon bricks and mortar without sacrificing style or comfort. The Bluebell Shepherd’s Huts, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire The Bluebell huts are...

drakes of Brighton, Marina Parade

Make like a superstar and check into Brighton’s most chic and spoiling hotel Big cheeses like Kylie, and Woody Allen are said to rest their heads at drakes when they’re in town and it’s easy...

Visiting Brighton

Funfairs, oysters, vintage shops and regency palaces. Martha Alexander discovers the ultimate seaside city, Brighton Fresh sea air and the sun bouncing off the ocean means that visitors to Brighton often emerge from the train...
Kent and East Sussex Railway

Visit East Sussex

Smugglers and steam trains – 1066 country in East Sussex has a long and intriguing history. Here are our favourite places to visit The Cinque Ports A group of towns from which, by Royal Charter, the monarch could...
Brighton Pavillion

Royal Pavilion, Brighton – a Prince’s fantasy palace

Step inside the Royal Pavilion, Brighton, for a riot of style and colour – from the awe-inspiring Banqueting Room to the ornate Saloon – designed by John Nash for the Prince Regent. Prince Regent ©...
Herstmonceux Castle. Credit: Creative Commons

Guide to East Sussex: 1066 Country

1066 country, the corner of East Sussex where a battle famously reshaped the nation, boasts a classically beautiful English landscape infused with an epic sense of history When you are surrounded by countryside and coastal...

Eastbourne dig for hidden history

The first ever archaeological excavation of Grange Gardens in Eastbourne, opened by the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, invites visitors to take part and take daily guided tours to dicover the town's history. The first...
The Britain Magazine Cover

If you enjoy finding out more about our country’s rich history, then you’ll love BRITAIN magazine – the official magazine for VisitBritain.

Every issue is packed with our inspirational photography, fascinating features, shopping and travel advice.

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