East Sussex Local Customs

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    Lifeboat, Hastings
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East Sussex Local Customs

  • Hastings Lifeboat Station and Visitor...

    The Royal National Lifeboat Institution plays an important role in this country, surrounded as we are by the sea. It provides an essential service but unlike the other emergency services (police, fire, ambulance) is a charity, relying on donations from the public. Some of those donations are raised by having open days, when it’s possible to tour...

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  • Not for the Squeamish or Faint Hearted...

    ... with a heart condition!! This is the sort of thing we used to read about in the tabloids. The eating habits of those living in the North of England were a fascination to us in the south - particularly the Deep Fried Mars Bar - we thought it was just an urban legend - until I saw, in my local chippy, a pile of Mars Bars in the fridge behind the...

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  • Boiled Egg and Marmite Soldiers

    Despite budget air travel, the internet, and a plethora of travel guides, so many little common place, everyday, traditional things are still unknown to people living only a few hundred miles away. So when I was asked "What are boiled eggs and Marmite Soldiers?" by a well travelled VT member, I thought a simple step by step guide (with pictures)...

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  • Martello Tower No 55

    Martello towers were built all along the Sussex & Kent coast line during the Napoleonic wars (1800s) to defend the country from French invaders. Over the years, many of them have been demolished or have fallen into the sea, but luckily, several have survived. Some are derelict like this one in the photo, but others have been converted into unusual...

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  • Sussex Straddling Stones

    In Ye Olde Bygone Days of Yore, when Sussex was populated with be-smocked, hay sucking, pitchfork wielding farmers standing by the gate, these strange mushroom shaped stones were used to keep hay stacks off the ground. There would be four stones per haystack, one in each corner.These days Sussex is populated with its fair share of Chavs and replica...

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  • Blanch House

    Although I live in Brighton I was treated to a nights stay at Blanch House on a Sunday. On this...

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  • The Grand Hotel

    This is in the if-you-have-to-ask-the-price-you-can't-afford-it category but lives up to...

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  • The George in Rye

    A beautiful place to stay. Quiet and very clean. Parking is somewhat limited but there is parking by...

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  • The Chatsworth Hotel Uk

    Stayed here over the August bank holiday 2007 for three nights. The description seemed preety nice...

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  • Horsted Place

    Little Horsted, Lewes, TN22 5TS, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Claverton House

    Bluemans Lane, Kent Street, Battle, TN33 0SE, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Seafield House

    23 Seafield Road, Hove, BN3 2TP, gb

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Families

  • Winchelsea Lodge Motel

    Hastings Road, Winchelsea, TN36 4AD, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • The Cooden Beach Hotel

    Cooden Beach, Cooden Sea Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, TN39 4TT, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

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