The Corn Exchange is situated in the heart of the small Sussex market town of Hailsham with its excellent shopping facilities; it is five miles from Eastbourne and the award winning beach Pevensey bay. The nearest train station is a 5 minute drive while Gatwick Airport is less than an hour away.
From A27 junction A22 at Arlington Eagles Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A295 (signposted Hailsham) In Hailsham turn left (one-way) onto North Street Take right hand lane and turn right
Drusillas Park- 7 miles
Rated number one attraction in the UK and only 7 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.
Eastbourne – 9 miles
Located 15 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.
Glyndebourne – 13 miles
A 20 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.
Lewes- 14 miles
The historic town of Lewes is nestled in theSouth Downsand is only 20minutes 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 toSussex’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
Sheffield Park – 20 miles
Situated only 20 miles away, Sheffield Park is famous for its 18th century landscaped gardens, four lakes and 107 acres of historic parkland. A year round attraction, spring brings a dramatic show of daffodils and bluebells, summer bursts with rhododendrons and azaleas and autumn is an especially stunning time to visit the wooded parkland when the leaves on the trees are at their most vibrant colour.
Ashdown Forest – 22 miles
Ashdown Forest is 22 miles away and is a great place for walking and enjoying spectacular views over the Sussex countryside. Famously known as the “home” of Winnie-the-Pooh, the forest is at the heart of the High Weald area of outstanding natural beauty and has national and international protection because of its wildlife.
Brighton– 23 miles
Located 35 minute drive away, Brighton is 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!