Attractions to explore nearby National Trust - Monk's House
Monk’s House is an unassuming, weather-boarded house at the end of the village of Rodmell, the history of which can be traced to the early 16th century. The writer Virginia Woolf and her husband, the political activist, journalist and editor Leonard Woolf, bought the house by auction at the White Hart Hotel, Lewes, on 1 July 1919 for 700 pounds, and received there many visitors connected to the Bloomsbury Group, including T. S. Eliot, E. M. Forster, Roger Fry and Lytton Strachey. The purchase i
This beautiful medieval house is part of the story of King Henry VIII and his divorce settlement with his fourth wife, Anne of Cleves. Owned and operated as a museum by the Sussex Archaeological Society under the operating name "Sussex Past", it is home to wide-ranging collections of furniture and artefacts of Sussex interest.
Lewes Castle is one of the oldest Norman fortresses in England, with incredible panoramic views of Sussex from the top of the keep. Its Museum houses a fine archaeological collection, including delicate prehistoric flints, fine Roman pottery, Saxon weapons, and medieval gold rings. New features include interactive displays, a new medieval gallery, and an audio-visual show.
Firle Beacon is a hill in the South Downs of southern England. It is 217 metres high and is a Marilyn. It commands a far-reaching view. When the prevailing wind is northerly, the site is often used for gliding activities like slope soaring. One of the nice trekking destination and also you can spend some good time in the middle of nature.
Firle Place is an outstanding privately owned country house in Sussex that dates from the time of Henry VIII but was substantially remodelled in the 18th Century. It has been the home of the Gage family for over 500 years, and is a house with a rich history and extraordinary collection of old master paintings, porcelain and furniture.
The Chalkland Way is a 40-mile circular walking route on the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds, Britain's most northerly chalk outcrop, linking the villages of Great Givendale, Bishop Wilton, Bugthorpe, Thixendale, Fimber, Wetwang and Huggate. Most walkers start and finish at Pocklington, a pleasant market town with plenty of eating and drinking establishments, and some overnight accommodation.
Charleston, in East Sussex, is a property associated with the Bloomsbury group, that is open to the public. It was the country home of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant and is an example of their decorative style within a domestic context, representing the fruition of more than sixty years of artistic creativity.
One of the iconic beaches in this area with a beautifully refurbished pier stretches of white sand and crystal clear waters, Seaford Beach is a fantastic place to spend the day. The beach is also close to the shops, restaurants and a supermarket. Public barbeques are available at the car park off Station Street.