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Magnificent canon at Pevensey Castle

Hastings & 1066 Country Heritage

With a spectacular combination of coast and countryside, scattered with relics and ruins from the past, 1066 Country is the kind of place where you don't just learn about history - you live it!

1066 Country is now recognised throughout the world as a leading brand of historical significance.  The thriving market town of Battle is home to the very spot where King Harold fell during the fateful conflict.

Hastings boasts a fascinating fishing heritage and is home to Europe's largest beach-launched fishing fleet.  The Edwardian seaside resort of Bexhill-on-Sea is the home of the De La Warr Pavilion.

Pevensey was the landing point for both the Romans and Normans.  Famous for its pretty cobbled streets, Rye is also a maritime maze of Medieval and Georgian buildings.

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Smugglers Adventure at St Clements Caves

Smugglers Adventure at St Clements Caves

Discover the secrets of Sussex smugglers in underground caves and caverns. Deep in the heart of Hastings’ West Hill lies the Smugglers Adventure,…



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…


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