Sidley in East Sussex Village Guide

About Sidley in East Sussex

Nestled in-between the East Sussex countryside and Bexhill-on-Sea, Sidley is a charming and peaceful village with a range of local amenities and a welcoming community. Despite being a relatively new settlement, the village has plenty to offer visitors looking for a relaxing break.

The village is home to a range of local shops and cafes, offering a variety of artisanal goods and tasty treats. Nearby Bexhill-on-Sea offers a wider range of attractions, including a museum, art gallery, and seafront promenade.

Although Sidley may not have a long history, it is surrounded by a range of historic sites and landmarks. Just a short drive away, visitors can explore the ancient ruins of Battle Abbey, which marks the site of the Battle of Hastings in 1066, or visit the stunning Herstmonceux Castle, a medieval fortress with beautifully landscaped gardens.

For those who enjoy the great outdoors, Sidley is surrounded by some of the most beautiful natural scenery in the South East of England. Visitors can explore the picturesque Combe Valley Countryside Park, which offers a range of walking and cycling routes through rolling hills and scenic countryside.

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Lester Magoogan

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The New Inn, Sidley

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Beacon Hill

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Can you Change Sidley?

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Attractions and Activities

Sidley Martlets Bowls Club

A delightful secluded club with a clubhouse, bar, toilets, disabled toilet, changing rooms. A more friendly bunch of people,you couldn’t hope to meet!

Battle Recreation Ground

Play facilities include, for younger children, a castle themed play area, a play boat and springy horses; for older children & teens there is an area including a basket swing, aero skate and a sheltered seating pod. The recreation ground … more

Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve

Hastings Country Park is a stunning natural reserve located near Hastings in East Sussex, England. Spread across approximately 660 acres, it encompasses a diverse range of landscapes, including cliffs, woodlands, meadows, and coastal habitats. Hastings Country Park offers visitors a … more


Rosemary Cottage

Situated in 1066 country in a rural location. Rosemary Cottage is set on the edge of Hooe Village near Battle (6 miles), Bexhill(4 miles) and Eastbourne (8 miles). There are castles, vineyards, beaches, walks, bird watching, children’s amusement parks, golf, … more

Leeford Place Hotel

Situated in a beautiful eight-acre country setting. An ideal location as a base for touring the South East of England.

St Benedict – Victorian Bed and Breakfast

A 4-storey villa dating back to 1882, St Benedict – Victorian Bed and Breakfast embraces a 19th-century theme, with characterful period details and…


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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