Details of Villages and Towns in
Our Area


(click on symbol to see the village page)
Alciston (Fifty thousand tiles on the Barn)East Sussex
Aldington (The Aldington Gang)Kent
Alfriston (Smuggling and Ghosts)East Sussex
Ansty East Sussex
Appledore (Danes invade England)Kent
Arlington (Peaceful Saxon Village)East Sussex
Ashburnham (Last Iron Furnace in Sussex)East Sussex
Ashurst (Miraculous Carving)Kent
Barcombe (Village in three places)East Sussex
Battle (William the Conqueror prevails)East Sussex
Beckley (Alfred the Great and Guns !)East Sussex
Beddingham (At the base of Mount Caburn)East Sussex
Bells Yew Green (The ruins of Bayham Abbey)East Sussex
Benenden (One of Englands Top Girls Schools)Kent
Berwick (Sharpen your arrows on the Church)East Sussex
Bidborough Kent
Biddenden (The Maids of Biddenden)Kent
Bilsington (The Priory and Obelisk)Kent
Bishopstone (Largest Tide-Mill in Sussex)East Sussex
Blackboys (Charcoal and Soot)East Sussex
Blackham (Roughs and Prize Fighters)East Sussex
Bodiam (The finest ruined castle in the Country)East Sussex
Bodle Street (White Horse on the roof)East Sussex
Bolney East Sussex
Bonnington (Saint Rumwold the child saint)Kent
Boreham Street (Picturesque village on top of the Ridge)East Sussex
Borough Green Kent
Boughton Monchelsea (Miraculous vision)Kent
Brasted (Doctor to King George III)Kent
Brede (Edward I inspects the Channel Fleet)East Sussex
Brenchley (A beautiful Kent village)Kent
Brenzett (St Eanswyth a saxon princess)Kent
Brightling (famous for Mad Jack Fuller)East Sussex
Broad Oak (Smallpox at the Academy)East Sussex
Broad Oak Brede (On the Crossroads)East Sussex
Brookland (13th century wooden spire)Kent
Broomhill (Swept away by the Storm)East Sussex
Burgess Hill East Sussex
Burmarsh (The fortress in the Marsh?)Kent
Burwash (The home of Rudyard Kipling)East Sussex
Burwash Common (Roughest pub in the South East)East Sussex
Burwash Weald (Roughest pub in the South East)East Sussex
Buxted (The first Iron Cannon in England)East Sussex
Cade Street (Jack Cade and the Kentish rebellion)East Sussex
Camber (Sands and Holidays)East Sussex
Catsfield (Iron, Railways and Clocks)East Sussex
Chailey (The Heritage and Bricks)East Sussex
Chalvington (The miniature church)East Sussex
Chelwood Gate The Forest entrance and President KennedyEast Sussex
Chiddingly (Walking on Cheese ??)East Sussex
Chiddingstone (A perfect Tudor village)Kent
Chiddingstone Causeway (Penshurst Station ??)Kent
Chiltington East Sussex
Clayton (Jack and Jill Windmills)East Sussex
Colemans Hatch (Church on the edge of the forest)East Sussex
Cooksbridge (Simon de Montforts cook)East Sussex
Coxheath (Soldiers and Duels)Kent
Cranbrook (Christmas Cards and Union Mill)Kent
Cripps Corner (Home Guard surprises the Army)East Sussex
Crockham Hill Kent
Cross in Hand (The Crusaders Assembly)East Sussex
Crowborough (The home of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle)East Sussex
Crowhurst (Village devastated by the Normans)East Sussex
Cuckfield East Sussex
Dallington (Custers Last Stand!)East Sussex
Danehill (Stopping point between London and Lewes)East Sussex
Denton (Earl Godwins Manor)East Sussex
Dichling East Sussex
Dungeness (Fishermen and Lighthouses)Kent
Dymchurch (The Romans and the sea wall)Kent
East Blatchington (Mutiny and the Edge of Space)East Sussex
East Chiltington East Sussex
East Dean (Fishing and Wrecking)East Sussex
East Guldeford (Barn-like Church)East Sussex
East Hoathly (Another Sussex Cannibal?)East Sussex
East Peckham (Centre of the Hop Industry)Kent
Edenbridge (Roman Crossing to Victorian Bridge)Kent
Eridge Green (The home of the Neville Family)East Sussex
Etchingham (The oldest Brass Weather Vane in the country)East Sussex
Ewhurst Green (Great Fire of London contributions)East Sussex
Exceat (Alfred the Great's Naval Base?)East Sussex
Fairfield (The Isolated Church)Kent
Fairlight (Firehills and Views)East Sussex
Fairwarp (Charcoal and the Army)East Sussex
Firle (Home of the Greengage)East Sussex
Five Ashes (Vast collection of rock plants)East Sussex
Fletching (Simon de Montfort and Jack Cade)East Sussex
Flimwell (300 local people beheaded)East Sussex
Folkington (Teasles and Badgers)East Sussex
Fordcombe (Paper Mill and the Field Marshal)Kent
Forest Row (The Kings hunting party)East Sussex
Four Elms Kent
Framfield (380 years without a church tower)East Sussex
Frant (King Johns hunting lodge)East Sussex
Friston (Home of the Railway Children)East Sussex
Frittenden (The Search for the Treacle Mines)Kent
Glynde (Home of English Opera)East Sussex
Goudhurst (Smugglers, Iron and Forests)Kent
Greatstone (Parabolic Sound Detectors and PLUTO)Kent
Groombridge (Home of the Groombridge Gang)East Sussex
Guestling (Changing guards at Buckingham Palace)East Sussex
Hadlow (Mays Folly - 150ft tower)Kent
Hadlow Down (Wealden Cannons and Charcoal)East Sussex
Hailsham (Ropes and Napoleon)East Sussex
Halland (Ancient Slaughter)East Sussex
Hamsey (Abandoned Saxon Island)East Sussex
Hamstreet and Orlestone (The Start of the Ordnance Survey)Kent
Hartfield (A.A.Milne and Winnie-the-Pooh)East Sussex
Hassocks East Sussex
Hastings Bulverhythe (Landing place of the citizens)East Sussex
Hastings East Cliff (Beautiful Views and peaceful Walks)East Sussex
Hastings Harbour (The Harbour and Fishing)East Sussex
Hastings Old Town (The ancient Cinque Port)East Sussex
Hastings Ore (Iron and the Turnpike)East Sussex
Hastings Sea Front (Modern amusements,pier and promenade)East Sussex
Hastings Town Center East Sussex
Hastings West Hill (Ancient Norman Castle)East Sussex
Hawkhurst (A Notorious Gang of Smugglers)Kent
Haywards Heath East Sussex
Headcorn (King Johns Oak)Kent
Heathfield (19th Century Natural Gas)East Sussex
Hellingly (Only remaining Ciric in Sussex)East Sussex
Herstmonceux (Castle and Observatory)East Sussex
Hever (Anne Boleyn and the Castle)Kent
Hickstead East Sussex
High Hurstwood East Sussex
Hooe (The Haunt of Smugglers)East Sussex
Horam (Which Station do we get off at ?)East Sussex
Horsmonden (The largest Wealden Iron Works)Kent
Hurst Green (The Youngest Highwayman on record)East Sussex
Hurstpierpoint East Sussex
Icklesham (Paul McCartney's Recording Studio)East Sussex
Ide Hill Kent
Iden (Sheriff of Kent and Jack Cade)East Sussex
Iford East Sussex
Ightham Kent
Isfield (Simon de Montfort and the Lavender Line)East Sussex
Ivychurch (The burial ground on the Island)Kent
Jevington (Smugglers and Churchill Tanks)East Sussex
Kenardington (Danes destroy Saxon Fort)Kent
Keymer East Sussex
Kilndown (Charcoal for the Furnace)Kent
Kingston East Sussex
Lamberhurst (Scotney Castle and Gardens)Kent
Langton Green (Modern village and Old Quarry)Kent
Laughton (Knight captures King of France)East Sussex
Leigh Kent
Linton (Cavalier loses House)Kent
Litlington (Secret marriage of George IV)East Sussex
Little Horsted East Sussex
Littlestone (The Genteel Resort)Kent
Lullington (destroyed by Cromwell ??)East Sussex
Lydd (The Cathedral of the Marsh)Kent
Lydd on Sea (Bungalows and Fishermen)Kent
Lympne (From Roman Castle to Tigers)Kent
Marden (Broadcloth and Agriculture)Kent
Maresfield (Soldiers and Iron)East Sussex
Mark Cross (Policeman arrests eccentric landowner)East Sussex
Markbeech Kent
Matfield (Largest Village Green in Kent)Kent
Mayfield (Saint Dunstan and the Devil)East Sussex
Mereworth (The First Victoria Cross)Kent
Mersham (Founder of Ashford Grammar School)Kent
Mountfield (17th Century Coal !!)East Sussex
Netherfield (Village at the top of the Hill)East Sussex
New Romney (Cinque Port and Storm)Kent
Newchurch (The Church Tower with a kink)Kent
Newenden (Alfred the Great's Fort)Kent
Newhaven East Sussex
Newick (Killer Cricket and Dirk Bogarde)East Sussex
Ninfield (Last of the Iron Stocks)East Sussex
Normans Bay (Last Invasion in 1066)East Sussex
Northiam (Prime Ministers D Day inspection)East Sussex
Nutley (Edward III and the Post Mill)East Sussex
Offham ( Chalk Pit and the Battle of Lewes )East Sussex
Old Romney (Sheep and Wool Smuggling)Kent
Old Winchelsea (Abandoned after the Great Storm)East Sussex
Paddock Wood (Railway brings prosperity)Kent
Peacehaven East Sussex
Peasmarsh (Black Death moves village)East Sussex
Pembury (The ghost of Hawkwell)Kent
Penhurst (Beautiful yet Remote)East Sussex
Penshurst Kent
Pett (End of the Royal Military Canal)East Sussex
Pevensey (Ancient Roman Fortification)East Sussex
Pevensey Bay (Fishing and Martello Towers)East Sussex
Piddinghoe East Sussex
Piltdown (The Piltdown Man hoax)East Sussex
Platt Kent
Plaxtol Kent
Playden (Saltcote and fish)East Sussex
Plumpton East Sussex
Polegate (Fine old Tower Mill)East Sussex
Punnetts Town (The Windmill on the Hill)East Sussex
Pyecombe East Sussex
Reading Street & Ebony (Priory and Shipbuilding)Kent
Ringmer (Poor Roads and riots)East Sussex
Ripe (Earl Harolds estate)East Sussex
Robertsbridge (The Home of Modern Cricket)East Sussex
Rodmell East Sussex
Rolvenden (Witches stealing Holy Water)Kent
Rotherfield (Source of the rivers Rother and Uck)East Sussex
Rottingdean East Sussex
Ruckinge (Smuggling and Traction Engines)Kent
Rushlake Green (Open Village and Nuclear Bunker)East Sussex
Rusthall (The Toad Rock)Kent
Rye (On the Island)East Sussex
Rye Harbour (Nature Reserve and unspoilt beaches)East Sussex
Salehurst (Richard the Lion Heart's Gift)East Sussex
Saltdean East Sussex
Sandhurst (Escape from the Great Plague)Kent
scayneshill East Sussex
Seaford (The cormorants or shags)East Sussex
Seal Kent
Sedlescombe (Best gunpowder in Europe)East Sussex
Sellindge (Oliver Cromwells Horse)Kent
Selmeston (Tomb to store the Contraband)East Sussex
Sevenoaks Weald (Lower the tower by twenty feet)Kent
Sevington (Saxons and Dual Carriageway)Kent
Sheffield Park (Capability Brown and the Bluebell Line)East Sussex
Shipbourne Kent
Sissinghurst (The magnificent garden of Vita Sackville-West)Kent
Smallhythe (The Ellen Terry Museum)Kent
Smeeth (The Scott Family)Kent
Snargate (Sluice Gates made by Royal Order)Kent
Snave (the Remote church)Kent
South Heighton East Sussex
Southease East Sussex
Speldhurst (Nobleman captured at Agincourt)Kent
Spithurst East Sussex
St Leonards on Sea (an Edwardian family's gentile resort)East Sussex
St Mary in the Marsh (Ancient Celts)Kent
St Marys Bay (Holidays and Beaches)Kent
Staplecross (Mothers grudge hangs son)East Sussex
Staplehurst (Charles Dickens train crash)Kent
Stone in Oxney (Roman stone altar)Kent
Stonegate (Ancient Roman Cross Road)East Sussex
Streat East Sussex
Sundridge (Last Peer of England to be hanged)Kent
Sutton Valence (seized from Simon de Montfort)Kent
Tarring Neville (The Chest from the Spanish Armarda)East Sussex
Telscombe East Sussex
Telscombe Cliffs East Sussex
Tenterden (Centre of the Broadcloth industry)Kent
Ticehurst (Anne Boleyn and Pashley Manor)East Sussex
Toys Hill Kent
Tudeley & Capel (Iron Industry and Hop Pickers)Kent
Uckfield (Traction Engine destroys bridge)East Sussex
Udimore (Angels move the Church)East Sussex
Upper & Lower Dicker (Michelham Priory)East Sussex
Vines Cross (Cannons and Doodlebugs)East Sussex
Wadhurst (Last bare fisted Prize-Fight in England)East Sussex
Waldron (Fullers Earth)East Sussex
Warbleton (The Iron Man)East Sussex
Warehorne (A good place to explore the Marshes)Kent
Wartling (World War II defence centre)East Sussex
West Dean (Alfred the Great's Palace)East Sussex
West Farleigh Kent
West Malling Kent
West Peckham Kent
Westerham (James Wolfe captures Quebec)Kent
Westfield (Bonfire Boys under suspicion)East Sussex
Westham (Enclosure for the Castle)East Sussex
Westmeston East Sussex
Whatlington (King Harold's Manor)East Sussex
Wilmington (The Long Man)East Sussex
Winchelsea (Inland Cinque Port !!)East Sussex
Winchelsea Beach (Holidaymakers and Henry VIIIs Fort)East Sussex
Windmill Hill (Largest Post Mill in Sussex)East Sussex
Withyham (De La Warrs and Sackvilles)East Sussex
Wittersham (Park your Airship here ?)Kent
Wivelsfield East Sussex
Woodchurch (Dragoons capture Smugglers)Kent
Woodingdean East Sussex
Wrotham Heath Kent
Yalding (longest medieval bridge in Kent)Kent
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