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1066 Countryside

Rural 1066 Country is so vast and unspoilt that even the most intrepid ramblers could lose themselves for days. A walk through our countryside offers a spectacular tour of the area's finest sights and takes in the remains of Pevensey Castle and Battle Abbey together with the field on which King Harold fell.

Boasting a selection of fabulous medieval towns, 1066 Country is also close to the glorious countryside of the High Weald. Rolling sandstone hills meet the sea with fabulous beaches between Rye and Hastings which are ideal for exploring rock pools and finding dinosaur footprints.

The landscape provides a setting for festivals celebrating the historic period such as re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings and the medieval festival at Herstmonceux. Nature reserves provide an opportunity to explore special habitats like the rare meadows, heath and sandrock at Hastings Country Park; ancient woodland at Brede High Woods and wetland at Rye Bay Nature Reserve.

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  1. Bodiam Boating

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    Bodiam Boating Station

    Type

    Sightseeing

    Location

    Newenden

    Affordable, fun family days out. Tranquil river...

  2. King John’s Nursery and Garden

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    King John’s Nursery and Garden

    Type

    Garden

    Location

    Etchingham

    Beautiful romantic 5-acre garden. Wild and secret...

  3. Pashley Manor Gardens

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    Pashley Manor Gardens

    Type

    Garden

    Location

    Ticehurst, Wadhurst

    Pashley Manor Gardens offer a blend of romantic...

  4. Brede Steam Engine Society - The Giants of Brede

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    Brede Steam Engine Society - The Giants of Brede

    Type

    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Location

    BREDE

    Varied collection of water pumps mainly from the...

  5. Drusillas park

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    Drusillas Park

    Type

    Animal Collection / Zoo

    Location

    Alfriston

    Widely known as the best small zoo in Europe,...