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Battle

Battle

The attractive town of Battle gets it name from the Battle of Hastings, which was fought between Harold the Saxon king and William the Conqueror in 1066. The battle was so significant it changed the course of English history. The town grew up around the Abbey of St Martin which was built by William the … more

Bexhill-on-Sea

Bexhill-on-Sea

Bexhill-on-Sea retains much of the charm and style that made it a favourite of the Victorian and Edwardian aristocracy. It lies between Eastbourne and Hastings in the beautiful 1066 Country area, and is in within easy reach of many castles and attractions such as the beautiful medieval town of Rye. Bexhill’s history dates back to … more

Eastbourne

Eastbourne

The charming town of Eastbourne is situated on the south coast. Eastbourne’s most commonly known as the Sunshine Coast as it holds the record for highest amount of sunshine in the month of July way back in 1911. Immediately to the east are the highest chalk sea cliffs in Great Britain … Beachy Head. Eastbourne … more

Hastings

Hastings

Hastings is on the South Coast and grew from a small settlement between the East and West Hills. Hastings was attacked by the French during the Hundred Years War, and in 1377, a second attack all but destroyed the town. The Old Town’s architecture ranges from Medieval to Victorian. One of the oldest buildings, the … more

Rye

Rye

Travelling westward across Romney Marsh, the distinctive outline of Rye can be seen in the distance. It rises above the level green pastures, stretching from the sea to the far hills which formed the shoreline before the marsh was drained. Once surrounded by sea, this fortified hilltop town played an important role in the defence … more

St Leonards-on-Sea

St Leonards-on-Sea

St. Leonards-on-sea, East Sussex is a charming seaside town situated on the South East coast. The original town was created by famous architect James Burton in the early 19th century and was intended as a holiday resort for the bourgeois; attracting both aristocracy and royalty to its grandeur. St Leonards has some of the most … more

Winchelsea

Winchelsea

Winchelsea is a historic ancient town which stands two miles west of the town of Rye. It was founded in 1288 as a port town to replace Old Winchelsea, which was overwhlemed by the sea during the 13th century, and is a splendid example of a medieval planned town, with a grid pattern of streets. … more

Kent

Ashford

The bustling town of Ashford and the surrounding conurbation lies in the beautiful area of East Kent, situated next to the River Stour. Ashford boasts one of the most vibrant nightlife’s in Kent, with a huge variety of bars and restaurants. Furthermore, those in search of retail therapy are spoilt for choice, with the newly … more

Cranbrook

Cranbrook is a small town that exists roughly half way between Maidstone and Hastings. It is home to stunning views and filled with greenery and nature. Cranbrook has a small population of just 7,000 people. Within Cranbrook you can find antiquated churches, museums and engaging galleries. A religious ambiance can be felt here due to … more

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Tenterden

Tenterden

Nestling in the heart of the Weald of Kent, Tenterden, rich in history, has largely escaped much modern development and has consequently retained its charm. It has an attractive, broad tree-lined High Street, brimming with interesting shops that have something for everyone. It is believed that the name Tenterden is derived from the Old English … more