Archetypal 14th century moated castle with ruined interior - a glimpse of medieval splendour. Set in the heart of an historic landscape, with spiral staircases, battlements and a portcullis, 14th century Bodiam Castle is one of Britain's most picturesque and romantic ancient monuments.

Distance – 11 miles


Flower-rich chalk grassland with stunning views of the Cuckmere River.With fantastic views of the Seven Sisters, Cuckmere Valley is a haven for wildlife, from over-wintering wildfowl to colourful wild flowers.

Distance – 18 miles


The UK's highest chalk sea cliff features at the western end of Eastbourne seafront in the new South Downs National Park and Seven Sisters Country Park. Visit the lighthouse, Beachy Head Countryside Centre, Beachy Head pub or take a boat trip to the iconic Beachy Head light house.

Distance – 22 miles


Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling. Surrounded by the wooded landscape of the Sussex Weald, this 17th-century house, with its mullioned windows and oak beams, provided a much needed sanctuary to this world-famous writer.

Distance – 3 miles


Country house, romantic garden, 14th century moated castle - all in a beautiful wooded estate. The estate is open all year, offering a variety of walks through our beautiful parkland, woodland and Hop farm.

Distance - 11 miles


Historic, poetic, iconic; a refuge dedicated to beauty. Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson fell in love with Sissinghurst Castle and created a world renowned garden

Distance - 16 miles


Great Dixter was the family home of gardener and gardening writer Christopher Lloyd – it was the focus of his energy and enthusiasm and fuelled over 40 years of books and articles. Now under the stewardship of Fergus Garrett and the Great Dixter Charitable Trust, Great Dixter is an historic house, a garden, a centre of education, and a place of pilgrimage for horticulturists from across the world.

Distance – 15 miles


Stand at the centre of the landscape where England’s future was fought. Imagine the battle as you follow in the footsteps of King Harold and William the Conqueror. Uncover the stories of the day, all vividly brought to life in the exhibition and audio tour. Start planning your attack on the country’s most famous battlefield and abbey ruins, and experience the atmosphere for yourself.

Distance - 10 miles


Set in 800 acres of beautiful scenery near Ticehurst, in Kent, and attracts many thousands of visitors a year.

There is a wide range of leisure and recreational facilities, including fishing, cycling and sailing, at the reservoir, and also a visitor centre, conference venue and restaurant by the shoreline.

Distance - 6 miles


Sarah Raven runs a garden and cookery school at Perch Hill,  (which is a ten minute drive away) and is a guest presenter on BBC Two's Gardeners' World. Sarah offers courses and day workshops in floristry, growing fruit and vegetables, food and cookery and gardening. Sarah also has her own website selling bulbs, plants and gardening what not. She also has open days where you can visit the gardens and soak up the surroundings.......bliss.

Lakedown Trout Fishery is situated in a secluded Wealden valley with scenic views & no visible sign of habitation

The Fishery was originally designed & created some 29 years ago by actor & rock legend Roger Daltrey

The four spring-fed lakes totalling approximately 26 acres have an abundance of aquatic fly life