1066 Country East Sussex
Food and Drink
Spend your break dicovering the great restaurants, pubs, cafes and food festivals that 1066 Country has to offer. There is an impressive array of delicous locally grown ingredients on the menus of Battle, Bexhill, Hastings and St Leonards eateries. From an indulgent twist on the traditonal afternoon tea to bustling food festivals that are held annually and last all weekend.
Bars & Pubs
The many Bars and Pubs of Battle, Bexhill, Hastings, St Leonards and Rye boast a diverse range of national and locally crafted ales together with international lagers. You'll have your pick of cosy traditional public houses set alongside beautiful countryside walks and hip bars in the heart of Hastings Old Town or bohemian St Leonards.
Arts & Culture
A strong varied visual, sound and performing arts scene flourishes across 1066 country. Festivals, exhibitions and events with contributions from renowned local, national and international creatives occur throughout the year in wonderful venues, galleries and outdoor settings. Stay informed as there will be something interesting for everyone happening somewhere.
Shows & Entertainment
You might expect to travel to London and Brighton to see some of the international and up and coming artists that are a staple of De La Warr Pavilion programme in Bexhill-on-Sea. But there are equally eye-catching entertainers at St Mary in the Castle, the Opus Theatre and the White Rock in Hastings. And with a fantastic home-grown music scence there are many many more smaller music venues that will vie to become your own personal favourite.
Outdoor & Adventure
Naturally our coastline offers the watersports enthusiast a ready oppurtunity leave the stresses of the day job behind. Conditions are pretty close to ideal for sailing, SUP, windsurfing and kitesurfing. Following a windy spell you can even catch some pretty reasonable waves on your surfboard. Factor in some excellent walking, horse riding and cycling trails, golf courses and birdwatching locations too.
Park Farm Country Cottages are ideally located base from which to discover or re-visit your favourite towns, castles, houses and gardens that each tell the tale of our spectacular history. Battle and the 1066 story, Bexhill-on-Sea with its Edwardian grace, vibrant Hastings and and St Leonards are all within an ambitious hike. Eastbourne, Rye and Camber are all a comfortable drive away.