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. Windows where arrows were once loosed, a tower that was once a look-out and ruins that were once walked upon by knights; this is a place where you can relive your childhood memories and let your imagination run riot.
Bateman's is a beautiful old sandstone house, surrounded by rolling Sussex countryside, which was home to one of the greatest writers of our time, Rudyard Kipling. Soak up the atmosphere of Kipling's study and enjoy the senenity of the formal garden. Experience the valley which influenced many of Kipling's poems and stories. Open all year round.
Discover Bexhill has a wealth of information on the town and its history.
Bexhill-on-Sea is the birthplace of British motor-racing, home of the De La Warr Pavilion and Guinness World Record-breaker for the world's largest Charleston Dance.
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 forty 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 horticulturalists from all over the world.
The De La Warr Pavilion is a grade 1 listed building, located on the sea-front at Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, on the south coast of England. The Art Deco and International-Style building was designed by the architects Erich Mendelsohn and Serge Chermayeff and constructed in 1935.
Hastings was once one of the Cinque Ports and is now a popular holiday resort with a three mile promenade which is reached via the narrow streets of the old town with its Tudor half-timbered buildings. Fishing boats are now winched up on the shingle beach as the harbour silted up centuries ago. The Fisherman's Museum contains the last lugger which was built in Hastings in 1909. Other museums of interest are the Museum of Local History and Hastings Museum. It was at Hastings that William the Conqueror prepared for the famous Battle of Hastings in 1066 where he defeated King Harold, although the actual battle was fought six miles north at the appropriately named town of Battle.
Highwoods Golf Club is situated on the outskirts of Bexhill on Sea close to the Sussex Coast. The course was established in 1924 under the supervision of J H Taylor and KG Hawtree. It has matured over the years into one of the areas finest courses. Measuring 6218 yards, Par 70 offering a fair challenge of golf along tree lined fairways with a stream coming into play on six of the holes. Popular with both visitors and societies alike, who enjoy the friendly atmosphere and warm welcome to be found in the clubhouse.