Saltdean Lido in Brighton is a perfect example of an early Lido.
Our History and Heritage category brings all Coast Radar’s listings related to looking for something to do or a place to visit together where they offer some form of historic or heritage based activity.
Finding the best things to see and do on a East Sussex day out with your family or friends is easy – simply explore the historic and heritage links below, hit the jump to my location button or use the search bar to plan your next East Sussex activity.
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 [...]
Eastbourne’s Redoubt Fortress was built between 1804 and 1810 to support the associated Martello Towers in defending against the threat of an invasion by Napoleon. Now a military museum contains Read more [...]
Newhaven Fort was built on the recommendation of the 1859 Royal Commission to defend the growing south coast harbour at Newhaven. It was the largest defence work ever built in Read more [...]
Newhaven Local and Maritime Museum contains information regarding Newhaven and its neighbouring locality from prehistoric times to yesteryear. There are models of ships, aircraft, and historically-important locations. The walls of 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 [...]
Hove Museum and Art Gallery features a toy gallery that includes a significant collection of dolls, teddy bears, mechanical toys, toy trains, dollhouses, rocking horses and tricycles. Another focus is Read more [...]
Herstmonceux Castle is one of the oldest significant brick buildings still standing in England. Work started on this brick castle in 1441, brick was an unusual material for a castle Read more [...]
Hastings Castle, before or immediately after landing in England in 1066 William of Normandy ordered three fortifications to be built, Pevensey Castle in September 1066, Hastings (before the Battle of Read more [...]
Hastings Museum contains a good mixture of fine paintings and china, the cultures of other lands, well-known personalities such as John Logie Baird and Robert Tressell, and a contrasting view Read more [...]
Great Dixter was the family home of Christopher Lloyd who experimented in the gardens that surround the medieval house. The house was originally built in the 15th Century and has Read more [...]
The Museum has a collection covering million years of history in Battle and the surrounding East Sussex area.