National Trust Properties & Historic Houses

There many National trust properties and Historic houses to visit, here are just a few…

Bateman’s National Trust  -17th century Jacobean house in East Sussex, sanctuary to writer Rudyard Kipling.   

Sheffield Park  – Acres of landscape garden bordered by historic parkland and woodland.

The Clergy House – The very first National Trust Property located in picturesque Alfriston.

Hever Castle – the Childhood home of Anne Boleyn

Charleston – A Bloomsbury House  Charleston was the home and country meeting place for the writers, painters and intellectuals of the Bloomsbury group.

Herstmonceux Castle Gardens and Grounds    For the past 500 years more and more people have been visiting the Gardens & Grounds of Herstmonceux Castle to admire its impressive design, its unique brickwork, beautiful gardens and setting within the Sussex landscape. In 1993 the Castle was purchased by Drs. Alfred and Isabel Bader and donated to Queen’s University, The Queen’s International Study Centre was born, and since 1994, the Bader International Study Centre has continued to grow and today welcomes students from around the globe.




Activities There’s always  plenty to do… close by and slightly further afield…….. Kayaking in the Cuckmere River, the River Ouse & much more……….. A fabulous

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Alfriston Home to “The Clergy house”  –  the first National Trust Property  which was bought in 1896. A very picturesque village with olde world pubs,

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Eastbourne Magnificent Motors


Events….. Eastbourne Bandstand – The busiest bandstand on the planet – something happening nearly all year round   Arlington Bluebell Walk    April -mid may..

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Hastings & Bexhill Hastings   Hastings is most famous for the battle that took place there in 1066 between King Harold’s English and William the

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Where to eat

Where to Eat…. The Aqua Bar and Grill (fantastic location right on the beach) 10 Minutes walk away – turn left at the beach, walk

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