East Sussex

If you want a mixture of scenery and towns, nightlife and history, East Sussex has everything. Visit the South Downs National Park or experience the breathtaking cliffs of Seven Sisters. Visit Brighton for shopping and clubs. Or Eastbourne or Hastings for seaside fun. Want castles or abbeys? East Sussex has lots of them. Enjoy the variety on offer in this lovely county.

Places to visit


South Downs National Park, Seven Sisters, Beachy Head, Royal Pavilion (Brighton), Battle Abbey, Pevensey castle, Eastbourne Pier, Hastings castle, Brighton Marina, Camber Sands, Anne of Cleves House.


Books based in this county:

Authors associated with this county 

Authors who are associated with this county (born or lived here) or who have based their books here.

Rumor Godden

Ford Maddox Ford

Monica Edwards

Rudyard Kipling

William Nicholson

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