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Sussex’s Marshland and its Treasures

Posted by on January 30, 2012
Image courtesy of Flickr user yellow book. If somebody said to you that they were heading to hotels in Sussex, you might ask if they were going to head to the South Downs, or spend a day shopping inBrighton, or whether they were planning on heading out on some of the woodland footpaths and bridleways that are abundant in the county. However, if they...
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Take a Day Trip to Wakehurst Place

Posted by on April 12, 2011
There is no denying that Sussex is a beautiful county. One of the reasons that hotels in Sussex are so successful year after year is that there are a huge amount of people who want to make use of the county’s gorgeous landscapes and walk, cycle or even ride a horse through them. For those who want a more structured walk laid out for them then...
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Welcome to Beachy Head, the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain. At its height it towers over the English Channel at an impressive one-hundred-and-sixty-two metres. One of the most dramatic spots in Britain, Beachy Head was formed after the last ice age when the rise in sea levels led to the formation of the English Channel, cutting Britain off from...
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Walks and Footpaths in East Sussex

Posted by on February 11, 2011
One of the most frequent pastimes that people engage in during a stay in East Sussex hotels is to venture out and explore the beautiful county on foot. There are plenty of footpaths in the area that let you explore any landscape you could want to. Wander through forests for hours, hike up to the top of a hill and enjoy the view, trek along the white...
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Beautiful Beachy Head

Posted by on January 6, 2011
Beachy Head is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain with view of the south east coast.  The popularity of this area which is near the town of Eastbourne can be contributed to its wonderful panoramic views, seen from the cliff top.  Unfortunately because of the height of the cliff it has gained notoriety as a suicide spot but with the establishment...
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During prehistoric Sussex around the time of the Iron Age 500 BC, farming became the primary occupation.  Iron which was used to build farm equipment such as ploughs and sickles and other farm implements became the most popular material to use.  The iron was distributed from administrative supply centers and was kept at the hill forts built into...

Cycling in Sussex

Posted by on October 31, 2010
There are few counties in England that are as beautiful and picturesque as Sussex. It has a lot going for it. In the south you have the South Downs and the beautiful white cliffs that run along the southern coast, and as you move inland you have a variety of rivers, many of which are great waterways to explore. Then there are the rolling hills, the...
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People love visiting gorgeous areas, but most of the time when people talk about going to an area to take in its beauty they’re talking about a natural sight, such as a mountain range, tropical jungle or sprawling ocean. Rarely do they mean somewhere man-made, but that is exactly what the small village of Winchelsea, easily accessible from East...
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Walking the South Downs Way

Posted by on September 23, 2010
If you’re looking for something to do during your stay at an East Sussex hotel then you’ve probably already considered exploring the beautiful countryside around the area. There are numerous ways to experience it, whether it’s driving along a scenic route, walking in some of the picturesque towns or villages, cycling through the countryside...
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Brilliant Brighton

Posted by on August 31, 2010
Brighton is a costal city and seaside resort located on the South coast of the UK. Its location within the glorious county of East Sussex and only 47 miles due south of London has made the city very attractive to visitors. On a first visit to Brighton it can be quite daunting to find accommodation but you can be rest assured there are plenty of East...
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