Monk’s House, Country retreat of the novelist Virginia Woolf until 1969. The house shows life and times of literary circle in which they moved with extracts from Virginia’s diaries and Read more [...]
Nearest History & Heritage East Sussex
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.
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum includes a motor museum, tea rooms, house, formal garden and wildfowl reserve.
Charleston is a property associated with the Bloomsbury group, that is open to the public. The Bloomsbury group included some of the twentieth century’s most pioneering artists, writers and thinkers.
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]