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See Sussex Down the Forest Way

Posted by on August 14, 2010
The Forest Way is a linear country park located in the heart of East Sussex.  It takes the route of a disused railway line and is used frequently by walkers, bikers and horse riders. The Forest way stretches from East Grinstead to Groombridge. The railway line opened in 1866 and even though it was a busy commuter line it was axed due to cuts in 1966. ...

Where’d the Weald Go?

Posted by on July 30, 2010
The Weald is one of the most famous features of South East England, and one of the favourite places to visit for those staying in Hotels in Sussex. Whereas now it is characterised by its diving clay valleys and climbing limestone ridges, it used to be a very different landscape. Although the shape of the Weald has not changed much in the last five...
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The Wey and Arun Canal runs through some of the most rural and beautiful areas of Sussex, and joins up the two rivers of the Wey and the Arun, giving a direct path from the Wey, which can be easily accessed from London, to the sea. Unfortunately, for all that this canal offers, and despite it running through the lovely countryside of Sussex, the canal...
After the Roman Conquest of Britain, Sussex became an important area, partly due to the wealth of iron ore that could be found there. There was also a ready supply of people willing to help the Romans, believing that it would be in their best interests. These people were often granted Roman citizenship, which meant that they could expect a much better...
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Popping Out in Sussex

Posted by on May 18, 2010
Sussex has always been a popular destination for people wanting to get away from urban life. Because of its location near the biggest city in the UK, it’s long been popular amongst those who want a quick getaway, whether it’s for a week, a bank holiday weekend, or even just for a weekend on its own. Those who do travel down, be it for...
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Lewes Won’t Give You the Blues

Posted by on April 15, 2010
I’ve always found Lewes to be an incredibly happy place. I couldn’t explain exactly why that is, but it may have something to do with childhood memories of birthday parties there. There was a friend of the family who knew exactly what was appreciated at a kid’s party, which were huge portions of delicious desserts and plenty of fun...
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People might go on holiday to Sussex and stay in a Rye hotel for a large number of reasons. The area is beautiful and great to cycle through, so there are those who’ll bring their bikes and be looking for advice on routes to take on their East Sussex holiday. Some, whilst looking for information on cycle routes, repair shops and places to stay,...
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Brighton Marina

Posted by on March 18, 2010
A trip to Sussex is great, but a trip to Sussex that takes you not only around the beautiful country side, but also to one of the best cities in the UK is greater still. That’s why taking a day to visit Brighton whilst staying in an East Sussex hotel will be like the icing on top of your delicious holiday cake. When visiting Brighton, there...

Paranormal Sussex

Posted by on February 1, 2010
Plenty of places in the UK are rumoured to be full of ghosts and other forms of paranormal activity, but what many people fail to realise is just how many ways to explore these rich, unearthly tapestry there are, especially for holiday makers. Sussex is a great place for those looking to have an otherworldly experience. The number of abbeys in the...

Sussex Council’s New Year Resolution

Posted by on January 21, 2010
One of the councils in Sussex has joined everybody else around the UK by making a New Year’s resolution of their own. They want to help maintain the county’s reputation and beauty, which draws in tourists to stay in the various hotels in Sussex, or other holiday accommodation. The way they want to do this is by reducing the carbon footprint...
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