The popular gardens of Sissinghurst, Pashley Manor, Sheffield Park and Merriments are also within easy reach. Glyndebourne Opera house is a short car drive away and the historic towns of Brighton, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Battle, Hastings and ancient Rye are also a short distance. The famous South Downs, Beachy Head, Seven Sisters and Ashdown Forest are wonderful for walks. Pevensey Bay and Eastbourne beaches are close by. Eastbourne has a promenade, pier, bandstand, theatres, large shopping centre, leisure swimming pool and cinemas.
London is approximately 1 hour by train from Polegate. London/Gatwick airport is an hour’s car journey whilst the Channel Tunnel, Dover is approximately 2 hours by car.