Pett Level

Pett Level in East Sussex Village Guide

About Pett Level in East Sussex

Pett Level is a small, peaceful seaside village, and is situated on the coast between Rye and Hastings. It lies alongside the western end of a sea defence wall, built in the 1940’s, along which one can walk, giving wonderful views of the sea, beach and cliffs. Cliff End can be reached by foot and at low tide it is possible to see the stumps of ancient trees that are part of a fossilised forest dating back to the last Ice Age.

Pett Level marks the end of the Royal Military Canal which runs for 28 miles to Hythe. This was built as a defence against the possible invasion by Napoleon. The nearby Pett Pools are large shallow lakes and reedbeds which attract an enormous variety of both breeding and overwintering wildfowl and waterbirds.

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Grace Dieu
Grace Dieu

A very comfortable four bedroomed beach house with direct sea views and a sheltered sunny garden.

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Attractions and Activities

Pett Level Beach

Pett Level beach is characterised by its pebble shoreline, which is typical of most beaches along the coast. One of the notable features of Pett Level is its exposure of prehistoric submerged forest remains during low tides. Ancient tree stumps … more

White Rock Theatre

The White Rock Theatre is a prominent entertainment venue offering a diverse range of performances and events for tourists and locals alike. With its striking architecture and vibrant atmosphere, it serves as a hub for live music, theater productions, comedy … more

RNLI Hastings Lifeboat Station Visitor Centre & Shop

Hastings Lifeboat Station visitor centre and shop is open daily from 10am-5pm. Our knowledgeable guides provide a free (donations welcome!) tour of the station where you can learn about its’ history and the lifesaving work we do today. The shop … more

Accommodation

Grace Dieu

A very comfortable four bedroomed beach house with direct sea views and a sheltered sunny garden.

Ockman Cottage

Ockman Cottage is a boutique holiday cottage located in a quiet twitten situated in the heart of the citadel of Rye. An ideal base for exploring the towns cobbled streets, antiques, restaurants, inns,independent boutiques and galleries together with the surrounding … more

The Lookout

The hotel occupies what can be described as a prize winning location. Perched on the East Cliff, with panoramic views across the Estuary and the Romney Marshes, yet close to the High Street filled with quaint old shops, tea rooms, … more

Restaurants

River Haven Hotel

A Warm welcome awaits you at the River Haven Hotel & Restaurant. This family run comfortable Hotel of 22 en-suite rooms in the Ancient town of Rye is situated on the Strand Quay over looking the River Tillingham. Our conservatory … more

The Ship Inn

In the centre of the small, charming town of Rye, the Ship is a modern take on the traditional English inn – a cosy pub, rich in original character, with simple, comfortable en suite rooms above. Originally built in 1592, … more

The Mermaid Inn

One of England’s oldest and loveliest inns, with Norman cellars dating from 1156, the Mermaid, rebuilt in 1420, offers tradition and charm in abundance. A jewel in the crown of Rye, the inn has a wide range of accommodation including … more

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