Ninfield in East Sussex Village Guide

About Ninfield in East Sussex

Ninfield is a delightful village located in the heart of East Sussex. Its history dates back to the Saxon era, and the village is full of charming buildings that reflect its rich heritage. The village is surrounded by stunning countryside, with views of the Combe Valley and the rolling hills of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

At the heart of the village is St Mary’s Church, a beautiful 13th-century building that has been well-maintained over the years. While the church doesn’t have a spire, it does have a striking tower that adds to its character and charm. St Mary’s is still an active church and holds regular services.

Ninfield’s location makes it an ideal base for exploring the wider area. The village is close to the Combe Valley and the Brede Valley, both of which offer picturesque walking and cycling routes. The stunning coastline of East Sussex is also just a short drive away, with the seaside towns of Bexhill-on-Sea and Hastings within easy reach.

In terms of amenities, Ninfield has a village shop and post office, as well as a primary school and a village hall that hosts a range of community events throughout the year. The village pub, The Royal Oak, is a popular spot for locals and visitors alike, offering delicious food and a warm, friendly atmosphere.

Ninfield is also home to a number of community groups and organizations, including a thriving gardening club and a local history society. The village has a strong sense of community spirit, with residents coming together to support local causes and initiatives.

Overall, Ninfield is a charming and welcoming village that offers a true taste of English village life. With its rich history, stunning location, and strong community spirit, it’s no wonder that Ninfield is a beloved home for its residents and a popular destination for visitors.

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Rosemary Cottage

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Attractions and Activities

The Manor Barn

Manor Barn is a historic timber-framed building located in Bexhill’s old town. The gardens are well-maintained and offer a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of the town. Visitors can wander through the formal gardens, which feature neatly trimmed … more

Darwell Reservoir

Carp, Perch, Pike, Eels, Roach, Dace, Bream. Private Land – Members only access.

Collington Wood

Comprising an area of 5.22 hectares, this charming mixed woodland is a favourite spot among dog walkers. The main path, depicted above, traverses the wood from Westcourt Drive to Pages Lane, while several smaller footpaths branch off in various directions. … more


Bexhill Luxury Sea Stay Flat 2

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Rosemary Cottage

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Poppinghole Farm Cottages

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De La Warr Pavilion

The first public Modernist building to be opened in the UK in 1935, this Grade 1 listed, internationally renowned icon re-opened after a £9m lottery funded restoration and redevelopment. It is now the South East region’s most significant centre for … more

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