East Sussex, England, is the region where you will find the town of Battle, where the Battle of Hastings took place in the eleventh century. While there are no East Sussex, England hostels in this region, there are trains that you can take from Eastbourne to get there and visit the English Heritage Site. Your East Sussex, England hostel may be located in one of the four different centres -- Brighton, Eastbourne, Lewes, and Ticehurst. Brighton is the largest city in the area and has the most East Sussex, England hostels.
Brighton is a popular destination for the English, especially in the summer months, when people seek the seaside and the warmth. As you would expect for a massive tourist destination, there are loads of amusement type stalls along the pier. There are a few different museums to visit as well during your stay here. You shouldn't need much more than a day or two to be able to see what Brighton has to offer.
Eastbourne is the end point for one of the most famous walks, the Seven Sisters, in England. The hike can be started from around Seaford and you can spend the day meandering along the cliffs before checking into your Eastbourne hostel for the evening.
Lewes is a small, historical town that has quite a cute English charm to it. There are castles and museums to visit to get a feel for the history of the region, as well as some nice parks with walks and activities.
Ticehurst falls within the area of the High Weald Area of Natural Beauty. There are loads of hiking and cycling routes through this area that you can explore from your Ticehurst hostel. The town itself is very small and has a few charming places to visit but it will not take you long to get around. It is a great place if you want to do not much and relax and enjoy the countryside away from the hustle and bustle of the city centres.
Getting around East Sussex can at times take a while but most of the towns are frequented by the Southern Trains services or local buses. You can find the routes to most places either on Google maps or online. If you get stuck, staff at your East Sussex, England hostel should be able to give you a hand with it.
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