8 days in East Sussex Itinerary

8 days in East Sussex Itinerary

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Brighton and Hove
— 3 nights
St Leonards-on-Sea
— 4 nights

Brighton and Hove

Brighton and Hove ©
The vibrant seaside resort of Brighton and Hove features a lively nightclub scene and an abundance of cultural sites sure to keep you entertained for days.
Get out of town with these interesting Brighton and Hove side-trips: Eastbourne (Beachy Head, Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, &more), East Sussex Falconry (in Herstmonceux) and Church of the Good Shepherd (in Alfriston). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Gustamps, admire the landmark architecture of Royal Pavilion, stroll around Seven Sisters Country Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Brighton Palace Pier.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Brighton and Hove trip builder tool.

London to Brighton and Hove is an approximately 1.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Brighton and Hove can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to St Leonards-on-Sea.

Things to do in Brighton and Hove

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eastbourne, Seaford, East Sussex Falconry, Church of the Good Shepherd
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Gustamps ©
Royal Pavilion ©
Royal Pavilion
Brighton Palace Pier ©
Brighton Palace Pier

St Leonards-on-Sea

St Leonards-on-Sea ©
St Leonards-on-Sea has been part of Hastings, East Sussex, England, since the late 19th century though it retains a sense of separate identity. Explore St Leonards-on-Sea's surroundings by going to Bateman's (in Burwash), Rye (Landgate, Art and Soul Gallery, &more) and All Saints Church (in Iden). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at 1066 Target Sports, explore the historical opulence of Bodiam Castle, visit Old Town Hastings, and witness the site of a historic battle at Battle Abbey and Battlefield.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our St Leonards-on-Sea trip planner.

Drive from Brighton and Hove to St Leonards-on-Sea in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St Leonards-on-Sea

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Rye, Hastings, Bodiam, St Andrew's Church Tower Fairlight TN35 4AB, Bateman's
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Rye Waterworks MIcropub ©
Rye Waterworks MIcropub
1066 Target Sports ©
1066 Target Sports
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve ©
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve