Chilsham Lane, Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 4QG
Herstmonceux is a village in the Wealden District of East Sussex, England. It was previously called Gardner Street and is part of the larger Herstmonceux civil parish, which includes Cowbeech, the hamlets of Foul Mile and Trolliloes.
Rodmell, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 3HU
Flint cottages topped with thatched roofs are part of the charming village of Rodmell. Leonard and Virginia Woolf who were members of the Bloomsbury Set once owned Monks House, in Rodmell.
East Sussex, BN8 5BW
Barcombe is three villages in one. There is the original community which surrounds the church, Barcombe Cross where villagers fled to escape the Black Death and Barcombe Mills, a popular fishing spot.
Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9
Denton, a suburb of Newhaven looks out across the harbour and Tide Mills. There are a number of interesting old buildings, including a 13th century church, a small manor house and some attractive flint cottages.
Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 1NP
The Seaford of today is the result of Victorian and Edwardian enthusiasm for seaside holidays, made possible by the extension of the railway line to the coast.
Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 9DS
Newhaven is a small busy port town at the mouth of the River Ouse & surrounded by the South Downs. It has an active fishing fleet and marina with boats visiting from across Europe. Conveniently situated between Brighton, Lewes & Eastbourne.
Village Green, Piddinghoe, Newhaven, East Sussex, BN9 9AP
Piddinghoe was once at the heart of Sussex Smuggling. It is also famous for having the only remaining bottle-shaped brick kiln in the country. Piddinghoe church is one of three in the Ouse Valley with a round Norman tower.
Ringmer, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 5SB
Some of the street names of Ringmer refer to its past. Springett Avenue is named after Ringmer resident, Gulielma Springett who married William Penn (the founder of Pennsylvania in the USA).
South Coast Road, Telscombe Cliffs, Peacehaven, East Sussex, BN10 7ES
Telscombe is a civil parish with the status of a town in the Lewes District of East Sussex, England. It consists of three distinct settlements, separated from each other by an open area of downland called Telscombe Tye.
Pine Grove, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 1DH
Crowborough is the largest and highest inland town in East Sussex, set within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and bordering the Ashdown Forest, a site of European significance for birds and heathland.
East Sussex, BN7
Walk along the riverbank from Lewes via Offham and you will come to the little village of Hamsey. It is said that Hamsey was almost wiped out by plague. Villagers bravely shut themselves off from contact with other communities.
Alfriston, Polegate, East Sussex, BN26 5UE
Alfriston is a must-visit village. On the banks of the Cuckmere River, at the foot of the beautiful South Downs and now situated within the boundaries of the new National Park, there is so much here to interest visitors.
- Rail station: Seaford (5 miles)
East Sussex, BN7
Plumpton is another village of two halves. The southern end of the village is cut across by the South Downs Way near the site of an Early Bronze Age settlement.
The Street, Firle, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6NS
Visit Firle and walk back in time. The narrow streets of flint knapped cottages do not seem to have changed for centuries. There are lovely walks from the village to Charleston Farmhouse.
Western Road, Newick, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 4LE
Newick is a lovely village with many buildings of special architectural and historic importance including an 11th century church. Newick, like many other Sussex villages, has kept its village green.
Ditchling, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 8TB
Tudor houses, Georgian homes, village pond and mediaeval church set on the green. This is the picture postcard village of Ditchling. It sits in the lea of Ditchling Beacon and has been home to artists, including Eric Gill.
East Sussex, BN10 8BB
Peacehaven (formerly known as New Anzac-on-Sea) is a town and civil parish in the Lewes district of East Sussex, England. It is located above the chalk cliffs of the South Downs approximately six miles (9.7 km) east of Brighton city centre.
East Sussex, BN10
Not to be confused with Telscombe, by the coast, Telscombe Village is an ancient village tucked away in the Downs. It is only accessible by a narrow meandering downland road from the C7 Lewes to Newhaven road.
High Street, Buxted, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 4LA
Buxted, Five Ash Down and High Hurstwood are the main settlements within the Parish, much of which is situated in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
High Street, Rotherfield, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 3LJ
The village of Rotherfield is set near the famous Ashdown Forest and in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is a short distance from the town of Crowborough and has a thriving Parish community supported by two pubs.
East Sussex, BN7 2DE
Lewes, the county town of East Sussex is a mixture of the impressive, the unusual and the intriguing. Although surrounded by chalk cliffs, it is William de Warenne's Norman Castle that dominates the townscape.
East Sussex, BN7
Kingston village nestles in the Downs to the west of Lewes. You will find all the attributes of a village, there is a 12th - 14th century church, village hall, pub and school (which is shared with Iford).
- Rail station: Lewes (5 miles)
Chailey, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 4DA
The 13th century parish church is at the heart of Chailey, one of the largest parishes in the district. It was once famous for its potteries because of the local clay deposits, and bricks are still made in the area.
East Sussex, BN7
Offham village has some lovely fine flint knapped buildings and a pretty church. The Shiffner family country house is in the parish, overlooking the river valley.
Arlington, Polegate, East Sussex, BN26 6RX
The civil Parish of Arlington comprises two villages. Arlington dates from Roman times and has a Saxon church. Upper Dicker village further north, developed in the late 19th century when Horatio Bottomley built & extended a cottage here.
East Sussex, BN8
Glynde village lies in the shadow of Mount Caburn (an Iron Age Hill Fort) and like the village of Firle, does not seem to have changed. It has given its name to Glyndebourne, the Internationally famous Opera House.