ALFRISTON VILLAGE BATTLE From awe-inspiring views across the South Downs National Park to historic market towns, a cultural city and quaint villages. Let us be your base for a journey through the Sussex landscape. neighbour love thy Simply Sussex HERSTMONCEUX 32 EASTBOURNE : SUNNY STAYS 2017 HASTINGS BRIGHTON Alfriston In the backdrop of the Cuckmere Valley, Alfriston is a picture postcard village of traditional shops, an apothecary and a 14th Century National Trust Clergy House. The perfect stop for afternoon tea! Brighton Home to the iconic Royal Pavilion, this vibrant Sussex city has a bohemia vibe, fabulous shopping and a buzzing cultural scene. Enjoy a beer in a cool seafront café and catch a spectacular view from the British Airways i360 observation tower! Battle This charming market town takes its name from the famous battle between England’s would be rulers William Duke of Normandy and the Saxon King Harold. Watch thrilling re-enactments on the original battlefield and explore the Abbey museum. Hastings This cosmopolitan town is home to the remains of the first castle in England to be built by William the Conqueror. Discover the eerie Smugglers Adventure in St Clements Caves or the splendour of St Mary in the Castle or the Jerwood Gallery in Hastings Old Town. Herstmonceux This village is famous for its impressive moated 15th Century castle and gardens and former Royal Observatory, complete with working telescopes and Discovery Centre. Newhaven Linking the coast with the South Downs, Newhaven is a working port and home to some great family attractions including Newhaven Fort and Paradise Park. Newhaven is also the closest ferry port to London in the UK.
And that’s not all An exciting new retail development, a state of the art transformation of the Devonshire Quarter and theatre district and enhanced tennis facilities at our world class grass courts at the more... heart of Devonshire Park. A new dawn is breaking. so much Image: tp bennett Architects Evolution Eastbourne A sleek, contemporary glazed atrium complete with a whole host of big name brands, twenty-two new shops, nine new restaurants and a nine screen cinema signed up - a retail revolution is underway at our Arndale shopping centre. An important cultural and sporting destination, the Devonshire Quarter will also receive a new state of the art conference space and upgrade of the Congress Theatre, Winter Garden and Devonshire Park Theatre with improved tennis facilities at the famous grass courts. I do! From the grandeur of the Grade II listed Winter Garden to the elegant Victorian Pier or one of the exquisite beachfront hotels, our town and the backdrop of the coastline and South Downs is one of the most beautiful and iconic places to tie the knot. Lights, camera, Eastbourne Our town has captured your imagination on the big screen. From James Bond to Harry Potter, Top Gear to Luther, Eastbourne’s unique and dramatic landscape has set the scene for unforgettable entertainment world wide. As seen on screen – it’s now time to visit the set! BRIGHTON ROCK EASTBOURNE : SUNNY STAYS 2017 33