Park in Eastbourne place a huge emphasis on visitor participation.
There is a free train ride from where you can see many of the attractions in the big adventure playground such as Zoolympics, panning for gold, dino dig, adventure golf and lots of other activities. There are plenty of distractions to keep the kids amused.
Children's Adventure Park is set in eighty acres of lush
countryside, there are birds of prey on display plus lots of animals and reptiles,
crazy golf, rowing boats, a soft indoor play centre for the young ones, mini-
Brighton sealife centre gives you the opportunity to see the Ocean Tank from a whole new perspective in a glass bottomed boat. The boat takes you safely across the top of the huge tank to enjoy a unique snorkellers eye view of the huge turtles Lulu and Jersey, get dangerously close to the tropical sharks and be amazed at shoals of colourful reef fish. Brilliant!
Smuggler's Adventure -
You walk through the 44 metre tunnel used
by smugglers. You can visit the underground St Clements Chapel and find out
how these tunnels were used as an air-
This is a spooky experience! Although open to 4+, it is best for 8+ as some younger children become scared.
Royal Pavilion -
For a memorable family day out visit Battle Abbey, the site of the 1066 Battle of Hastings.
Its an enjoyable way to discover more about this famous English battle. A fascinating exhibition featuring CGI film and interactive displays tells the story of the great battle and paints a picture of England at the time of the conquest.
The audio tour of the battlefield itself brings the momentous day to life. Explore the atmospheric abbey ruins and stand on the very spot where King Harold is said to have died.
Herstmonceux Castle is a magnificent moated castle set in beautiful parkland with Elizabethan gardens. Today it is a study centre but the castle and gardens are open to the public.
Bodiam Castle is exactly how most people imagine a medieval castle should look like, with its square of walls, a round tower at each corner, and a square tower midway along each wall, entirely surrounded by a moat.
Experience what life was like in the First and
Second World Wars through exciting life-
Michelham Priory is the site of a former Augustine Priory near Upper Dicker. It is now a family friendly museum with hands on activities for children, seven acres of gardens and grounds surrounded by a moat, a working watermill, replica Iron Age roundhouses and childrens play area.
Castle is not a castle but a 15th century hunting lodge.
Built around 1480, it is said to be the earliest brick-
Lewes Castle stands at the highest point of Lewes on an artificial mound constructed with chalk blocks.
offers an 11-
The Lavender Line runs for a 2 mile round trip through the beautiful Sussex Countryside between the village of Isfield and the Parish of Little Horsted.
Volks Railway is the 'world's oldest operating electric railway'. The railway runs for just over a mile along Brighton seafront between the Aquarium (for Brighton Pier) and Black Rock (for the Marina).
Brighton Racecourse is set in 20 acres of beautiful countryside high on the Sussex downs. It has stunning views over Brighton and Hove and ocean views of the English Channel. The track is one and a half miles in length and has a finishing straight about four furlongs in length. The racecourse is only used for flat racing and is host to 18 racing fixtures between April and October.
The Brighton Greyhound stadium is one of the most scenic stadiums in the UK. It has a big sweeping circuit that experts rate as one of the fastest and safest tracks. For those who have never been before, the idea is that the dogs chase an artificial hare around the track and people bet which one will win. The Racetrack also has a very popular restaurant called the Skyline.
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