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    Castle / Fort

    Bodiam Castle

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    Bodiam, Nr Robertsbridge

    Climb spiral staircases, walk the battlements, discover nooks and crannies amd imagine the medieval life of this 1385 storybook castle - the best example of its type in the country.

    Learn more about it's intriguing past through the introductory film, daily medieval character talks or at our...

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    Steam Railway

    austerity from cranbrook road, D Wilson

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    Tenterden

    Everyone can enjoy a fun step back in time at Tenterden’s Steam Railway.  Why not take a journey behind one of the railway’s delightful steam or diesel engines and travel through ten and a half miles of idyllic countryside from Tenterden to Bodiam.  The railway is in close proximity by road to a...

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    Garden

    Pashley Manor Gardens

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    Ticehurst, Wadhurst

    'One of the finest gardens in England' Pashley Manor Gardens offers a sumptuous blend of romantic landscaping, imaginative plantings and fine old trees, fountains, springs and large ponds.

    Whatever month you choose to visit there is something to delight the senses. Through April to May the...

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    Historic House / Palace

    Batemans

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    Burwash, Etchingham

    This 17thC Sussex Ironmaster's house, built in a Wealden valley, was the home of writer Rudyard Kipling from 1902 to 1936. Rooms used by Kipling can be seen, including his study which is exactly as it was when he wrote Puck of Pooks Hill and other books and poems here. Kipling's Rolls Royce car is...

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    Garden

    Great Dixter House and Gardens

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    Rye

    Great Dixter, birthplace, home and passion of gardening writer the late Christopher Lloyd was built c1450 and boasts one of the largest surviving timber-framed halls in the country. Of particular note is the antique furniture and needlework collection.

    Sir Edwin Lutyens was employed to restore...

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    Animal Collection / Zoo

    Drusillas

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    Alfriston

    Visit Drusillas Park and enjoy all the exciting animals, attractions and events on offer at the award winning zoo in East Sussex.

    Drusillas provides the opportunity to get nose to nose with hundreds of fascinating and entertaining creatures from monkeys and camels to penguins, red pandas and...

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    Garden

    King John’s Nursery and Garden

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    Etchingham

    This romantic 5-acre garden has many mature trees and rhododendrons surviving the 1980s' hurricane. There are water features and a stunning wild garden with gazebo and pond. Main borders include old roses and herbaceous plantings. The secret garden leads to the attractive garden house and to a...

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    Forest

    Bedgebury National Pinetum & Forest

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    GOUDHURST

    Adventure in a world of trees.

    Open every day, Bedgebury is the perfect place for cyclng, walking, riding and playing in a spectacular world of trees.

    The National Pinetum is a world-class collection of dramatic conifers and a beautiful setting for a country walk in all seasons. The two...

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    Sightseeing

    Bodiam Boating

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    Newenden

    Bodiam Boating Station is situated on the River Rother in an AONB, linking the garden of England & 1066 country! Enjoy a cruise to National Trust's Bodiam Castle. Stay in our small campsite, mess about on the river in rowing boat/kayak & relax in our delightful cafe & tea garden.

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Restored Tahgye Steam Ppumping engine displaying its original 1904 livery

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    BREDE

    A museum of water heritage pumping machinery, mainly from the steam era. The collection comprises examples of triple expansion and compound steam pumps dating from 1889 and all capable of being demonstrated currently by compressed air, but ultimately under steam power.

    The original tall engine...

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Historic Itinerary

Historic Itinerary

Divide your day between the two major sites bound up with the history of the Norman Invasion - Battle and Hastings.  William marched first...