• 5 Sussex Beaches off the Beaten Track

    July 12, 2021

    Finally, the school holidays are here and despite some unseasonal weather I have high hopes for some glorious days spent on the beach with the family. We’re so lucky to have easy access to a range of beaches here in East Sussex – with Seaford, Eastbourne and Brighton all offering the epitome of a traditional…

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  • 5 Family Walks In East Sussex

    March 27, 2021

    I’m pretty sure I won’t be alone when I say that this year, more than others it comes as such a massive relief to see signs of spring and warmer days. For us, longer days and more favourable weather goes hand in hand with more family times spent outdoors. I’m thrilled to be teaming up…

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  • Luxury Afternoon Tea at Home Courtesy of Ashdown Park Hotel

    March 27, 2021

    All credit to the hospitality industry this past year. They’ve had a tough run and it’s led to some creative thinking for ways to keep businesses ticking over while still offering loyal customers services they love during lockdown. The Ashdown Park Hotel and Country Club, located in the heart of the Ashdown Forest comes as…

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  • Where to buy the best locally produced tipples – East Sussex based Vineyards, Breweries and Cider

    February 16, 2021

    In recent years locally grown and locally sourced food and drink has seen an ever growing increase in popularity. Here in East Sussex, vineyards, orchards and hop farms are all able to benefit from our natural resources including chalky soil, warm climate and south facing slopes. Our county now produces some incredible high–end wines, beers…

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  • Star Gazing In East Sussex this February

    January 30, 2021

     In 2016 the South Downs National Park was designated as an International Dark Sky Reserve. This means that us folk living here in East Sussex are fortunate enough to have access to some of the best star gazing locations in the whole country. Regardless of restrictions enjoying the night sky is something we can all…

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  • 5 Festive Light Events Taking Place in Sussex & Kent for Christmas 2020

    October 15, 2020

    There’s been a lot of cancelling going on throughout 2020. Holidays, parties, weddings….all postponed, put off or cancelled due to this nasty virus. Well, after a year of disappointments I have good news for you. Christmas is definitely NOT cancelled! There are a number of illuminated festive events taking place this year across both Sussex…

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  • Garden Huts – Luxury Shepherd Hut Escapism in the South Downs

    August 23, 2020

    Sleeps: Up to 2 adults and 2 young children Where: Rodmell, near Lewes Price: From £85 / night including breakfast I first came across Clare Young and her pretty shepherd huts back in 2017. Back then the huts were based at Bentley Wildfowl Museum and Clare ran them as self catering glamping accommodation. We stayed…

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  • The Re-Opening of the British Airways i360: Get Ready to Enjoy Brighton’s Best Views Once Again

    July 5, 2020

    Along with many UK attractions and hospitality businesses Brighton’s BA i360 re-opened it’s doors this Saturday. Since closing back in March the team here have clearly put a huge amount of effort into making sure that the attraction is as safe as possible for both guests and staff. We were invited to experience a flight…

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  • 10 Places to go Stand Up Paddleboarding in Sussex & Kent

    June 28, 2020

    If you follow my social channels you’ll know we have recently taken the leap and bought our first Stand Up Paddleboard. This decision was spurred on by a recent day spent on the water with Bodiam Boating on the River Rother where we hired a SUP and enjoyed every minute. We found it was something…

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  • 10 of the Best Views in East Sussex

    May 20, 2020

    I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve raved about how beautiful this county is…but here’s the evidence. East Sussex has a unique blend of dramatic coastline, rolling hills and ancient woodland that offer a rich tapestry of stunning countryside for us all to enjoy. As we tentatively edge towards an ease on lock-down…

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