1066 Country East Sussex
The annual Jack in the Green Festival in Hastings starts this Friday. The festival lasts all weekend and attracts thousands of visitors to the seaside resort. The event includes the best local music, historic cultural events, and is filled with...read more
Join the hunt for dragon eggs on a legendary quest this Easter holiday. Crack the clues as you and your family follow the trail around the Battle Abbey Grounds. Intrepid adventurers who track down the dragon egg will get a certificate and a sticker to...read more
This exciting new show gives you the opportunity to buy artwork by Hastings Arts Forum members at a affordable prices. Exhibiting artists include: Peter Clarke, Marybeth Haas, Robin Holtom, Heinz Kalkbremer, Alex Leadbeater, Jess Levine, Sharon Moore, John...read more
Food and Drink
Spend your break discovering the great restaurants, pubs, cafes and food festivals that 1066 Country has to offer. There is an impressive array of delicious locally grown ingredients on the menus of Battle, Bexhill, Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea eateries. From an indulgent twist on the traditional 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.