Attractions to explore nearby Lavender Line
The Lavender Line is a heritage railway based at Isfield Station, near Uckfield in East Sussex, England. It runs for a 2 mile round trip through the beautiful Sussex Countryside between the village of Isfield and the Parish of Little Horsted. You can enjoy the sights and sounds of a steam railway whilst travelling through the picturesque Wealden countryside.
A Majestic manor house with a beautiful garden and it was designed by Lancelot Brown in the Serpentine Style but have developed into a major twentieth-century woodland garden and arboretum, planted in the Gardenesque style. The Sheffield Park Garden is famous for its display of spring flowers and is at its best in the autumn. It was originally laid out in the 18th century by Capability Brown and further developed in the early 20th century by its then-owner, Arthur Gilstrap Soames. It is now ow
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.
The Bluebell Railway runs steam-hauled passenger trains across 11 miles from Sheffield Park to East Grinstead, calling at Horsted Keynes and Kingscote. It is the first preserved standard gauge steam-operated passenger railway in the world to operate a public service. Having preserved a number of steam locomotives even before steam stopped running on British mainline railways in 1968, today it has over 30 steam locomotives, the 2nd largest collection in the UK after the National Railway Museum.
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.