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Geotourist

Take a tour of 1066 Country with Geotourist

Download the Geotourist app and type in the name of the tours below to access your guide.  Look out for the Geotourist stickers displayed at or near venues included in these tours.

New for 2017 - Keane Trail

Visit the sites immortalised in their lyrics from Keane's Strangeland no. 1 album.  Walk in the footsteps of Tom Chaplin, Tim Rice-Oxley and Richard Hughes through Bexhill and Hastings and, their home town of Battle.

Battle Heritage Tour

Game of Thrones star, Anton Lesser, guides you through the town of Battle, site of the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and home to the world's oldest Guy Fawkes effigy as well as the only weapon ever recovered from the 1066 battlefield.

Bexhill Heritage Tours

Bexhill boasts four heritage trails which explore pretty Bexhill Old Town, West Parade on the seafront, the town centre and Devonshire Squar and Buckhurst Place, which includes the former residence of John Logie Baird, inventor of television.

Hastings Stade - the fishing and cultural quarter

Discover fascinating facts about the Winkle Club, the steepest funicular railway in the UK and the black wooden net shops so iconic of Hastings Old Town.  Pay a visit to the Fishermen's Museum, the Shipwreck Museum and the RNLI Lifeboat House, all free to enter, and the nationally acclaimed Jerwood Gallery.

Rye - A Walking Tour of Huguenot History of Rye

This tour is jam-packed with information about the beautiful historical buildings of England's best preserved medieval town.  Climb to the top of St Mary's Church tower, a favourite marriage proposal spot; visit the Ypres Tower, once a gaol, now a museum, find the Landgate, the one remaining entry point of the walled citadel.

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