Located a short walk away from the award winning beach of Pevensey Bay, the Bay hotel is in prime position to visit the Napoleonic towers, Pevensey castle and the levels nature reserve. The train station is only a 3 minute walk away while the major of the A259 and A27 give easy access to the other seaside towns of Eastbourne, Brighton and Hastings.
From A27 junction A259 follow signs Pevensey Bay
Eastbourne – 4 miles
Located 10 minutes away, the traditional seaside town of Eastbourne with its beautiful carpet gardens lining the promenade between the pier and bandstand is an ideal place for a Sunday morning stroll and afternoon tea.
Hailsham – 8 miles
A small country market town that is rich in history and varied architect. The charming high street has a diverse range of shops and the main focal point of the town is St Marys Church which is floodlit in the evenings. Relax in one of the town’s local pubs and restaurants or visit the local heritage centre to learn more about the local history.
Drusillas Park– 10 miles
Rated number one attraction in the UK and only 10 miles away, Drusilla’s Park is a great fun filled family day out. With hundreds of fascinating animals such as meerkats, penguins, gibbons and lemurs to the indoor and outdoor play area with a mixture of climbing, swinging and sliding fun – you can be certain there will be plenty to entertain and excite everyone from the youngest to the oldest.
Battle Abbey – 11 miles
Battle Abbey was founded around 1070 by William the Conqueror, on the site of the Battle of Hastings. Visit the best-preserved and most impressive part of the abbey which is the great gate-house, the finest of all surviving medieval abbey entrances, which was built around 1338. There is an exhibition on the build-up to the Battle of Hastings and collections include architectural stonework and archaeological finds
Lewes – 16 miles
The historic town of Lewes is nestled in theSouth Downsand is only 17 miles away. There is much to see and do in this market town; why not explore the medieval streets with their wealth of independent shops selling anything from antiques, crafts & books to modern art or visit the past at the Anne of Cleves House and castle. Lewes is also home to Sussex’s oldest brewery, on a sunny day sit outside the local pubs and smell the aroma of malt and hops waft over the River Ouse
Glyndebourne – 16 miles
A 30 minute drive away, Glyndebourne was founded in 1934 by John Christie and his opera singer wife, Audrey Mildmay, Glyndebourne is committed to presenting opera of the highest quality, commissioning new work, developing new talent and reaching new audiences. Each summer it holds a festival within its grounds and takes three productions around the country every autumn. Make an occasion of visiting Glyndebourne and come for the whole afternoon: you can explore the grounds, visit the Archive and Gallery or have a picnic on the lawn.
Brighton – 26 miles
Located less than a 40minute drive away, Brightonis an iconic, diverse city by the sea. Bursting with stunning heritage and tourist attractions from the Royal Pavilion, pier, marina, pebble beach and big wheel to smugglers lanes packed with antique shops, chic boutiques and award winning restaurants, Brighton really does have something for everyone and should be at the top of your list to visit!