Seaford is a delightful and vibrant coastal town in the county of East Sussex, on the south coast of England. Seaford with its three miles of unspoiled beach has good transport links with main line railway station and regular bus services between Brighton and Eastbourne. It is the largest town in Lewes district, with a population of approximately 23,000.
Denton and South Heighton
Denton and South Heighton are small villages located within the boundaries of Newhaven, backing onto the South Downs. Located between Newhaven town and Seaford with convenient access for commuters onto the A27 and Newhaven railway station, these villages retain their sense of independence and history.
Newhaven lies at the mouth of the River Ouse, in the valley the river has cut through the South Downs. Newhaven is a busy town with the port and ferry to Dieppe, France, two railway stations, easy access to the A27, as well as having good bus links between and being within 15 miles of Brighton, Eastbourne and the county town of Lewes.
Bishopstone village with its historic church, thought to date back to the 8th century is a hamlet with a population of approximately 200 people located just West of Seaford. The village has a delightful charm from where by walks across the South Downs can be enjoyed.
Alfriston, from its picturesque 14th century Clergy House, historic St Andrews Church and the award winning Follers Manor gardens to the family fun at Drusillas Park, Alfriston is a charming village with lots to do and see. Located within the heart of the Cuckmere valley and under five and ten miles from Seaford and Eastbourne respectively, Alfirston is well loved by its residents and visitors alike.
Wilmington village has been occupied from pre Saxon times with its name being recorded in the Domesday book as Wineltone and is the site of the famous 226ft Long Man of Wilmington. Located just south of the A27 with easy access to Eastbourne and Lewes, the village is a popular destination for hikers with its picturesque walks of the South Downs.
Friston, on the edge of Friston Forest, and East Dean are scenic villages located between Birling Gap and Crowlink, and being part of the world famous Seven Sisters chalk cliffs, one of the longest stretches of the undeveloped coastline on the South Coast and part of the South Downs National Park. Eastbourne and Seaford are approximately seven miles away and with regular bus services between the two, these villages are certainly worth visiting.
Eastbourne with a population of nearly 100,000 was the second fastest growing seaside town in the UK in 2013. With the seafront consisting of Victorian hotels, bandstand and until recently a pier as well as having regular events such as the “Airborne” international air display and Eastbourne tennis which is WTA ranking competition and being approximately an hour and three quarters from London Victoria to Eastbourne railway station, Eastbourne is a thriving and diverse town attracting tourist from far and wide.