Bodiam Castle is a late medieval moated castle. A quadrangular castle built in 1385 surrounded by a wide moat and with a large round tower in each corner.
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Lamb House, a fine brick-fronted 18th century house home to writer Henry James from 1898-1916, authors E. F. Benson and Rumer Godden.
Pevensey Castle was build as a coastal defence fortress. In the 4th century one of the last and strongest of the Roman ‘Saxon Shore’ forts. In the 1250s the towered Read more [...]
Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum includes a motor museum, tea rooms, house, formal garden and wildfowl reserve.
Anne of Cleves House is a 15th-century timber-framed Wealden hall house. It formed part of Queen Anne’s annulment settlement from King Henry VIII in 1541, although it is believed she Read more [...]
Lewes Castle is positioned at the highest point of Lewes, East Sussex, and was originally called Bray Castle. Prior to the stone castle evidence exists of a wooden keep. The Read more [...]
Bateman’s is a Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling. A 17th-century house surrounded by a wooded landscape. Now a National Trust property and remains much as Rudyard Kipling would have Read more [...]
The Booth Museum of natural history houses over half a million insects, skeletons and birds and the infamous merman which is a fake from the Victorian era but was highly Read more [...]
Rye Castle Museum has two sites. The East Street Site, a former brewer’s bottling factory, is the main exhibit area for the Rye Castle Museum. The local history exhibits include Read more [...]
The Brighton Clock Tower (also known as the Jubilee Clock Tower) is a Grade II listed free-standing clock tower in the centre of Brighton. Built in 1888 in commemoration of Read more [...]
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery is situated in the Pavilion Gardens. The museum and art gallery occupied its current situation in the building in 1902. The museum galleries include 20th Read more [...]
Battle Abbey and 1066 Battle of Hastings Battlefield for a fantastic family day out! The exhibitions and the interactive displays bring the battle to life and gives you a really vivid Read more [...]