A windmill in the countryside, Sussex

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Sussex is renowned for its beautiful countryside and diverse geography, which includes beaches, forests, marshes and the famous chalk hills, the South Downs.

Why go?

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The historic county of Sussex can be found on England's south coast and is one of the country's sunniest counties. Sussex has numerous beaches and seaside hotels, which, combined with the mild sunny weather, have given rise to a number of resort towns. These include Eastbourne, Brighton, Hove and Hastings.

There are many more tourist-pleasing destinations in Sussex and visitors return again and again to discover somewhere new.

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Where to stay?

So where will you stay? Here are some of the most popular places to visit in West Sussex, East Sussex and Brighton and Hove...

Brighton is a vibrant and colourful city that's one of the UK's most popular and cosmopolitan seaside destinations. The city hosts the Brighton Festival and is a good base from which to explore the rest of the county, as it has some wonderfully unique hotels. Hove provides some excellent hotels that may appeal to those wishing to stay outside Brighton, but within easy reach.

Eastbourne, with its award-winning beaches and well-appointed hotels, is one of the most popular destinations in Sussex. Eastbourne holds plenty of events throughout the year and plays host to Airbourne, the biggest free seafront air show in the world, and Eastbourne Extreme, which is one of the biggest extreme sports events in the UK.

Camber Sands also offers miles of unspoiled sandy beaches and magnificent sea views and is home to East Sussex's only dune system.

From seaside B&Bs for families to budget airport hotels that are convenient for Gatwick Airport, the range of accommodation in Sussex is broad and you're certain to find a hotel to suit your taste and budget.

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What to see?

Sussex is home to a varied list of attractions that are suitable for all ages...


One of the county's top attractions is the site of what is arguably England's most famous historical battle, the 1066 Battle of Hastings.


The town of Rye is worth a visit for its unique shops, cosy pubs and excellent seafood. Rye is one of the original Cinque Ports and is steeped in history.


The large town of Brighton has it all - beaches, shopping complexes and a diverse arts scene that is the envy of the south coast.

South Downs

Home to more than 100,000 people, the South Downs is a national park where picturesque towns and villages nestle amid some of the finest scenery in the south.

Arundel Castle

Built 900 years ago, Arundel Castle is packed to the ramparts with century upon century of English history. A great educational day out for all the family, it also boasts 40 acres of formal gardens, playgrounds and cafes.

What's on?

Plenty of events await visitors to the ancient county of Sussex...

Wildlife Festival; May-June: This is a week-long annual event where free activities are held at Rye, Hastings, Romney Marsh, Camber and Dungeness. A full programme of events runs across several sites, from bird watching to shrimping.

Eastbourne Cycling Festival; June:
Top cyclists and enthusiastic amateurs gather to take part in time trials and team events on the seafront. The event is free to watch.

Old Town Carnival; July-August:
This event takes place annually in Hastings over the course of a week to celebrate the heritage and quirky appeal of the town.