Foyle’s Hastings

Take the East Hill Lift for a view over Hastings If you loved Foyle’s War, then this post is for you.  Hastings, (East Sussex) where GreenLit Productions filmed the first six series, is as much of a cast member as Michael Kitchen and Honeysuckle Weeks and is showcased to its best through the high production…

A fun day out to Brighton, East Sussex

I used to come to Brighton as a child but I have to admit, I haven’t visited for a while so one summer, I took a day trip to visit the beach.  The town we know and love today dates really from the 18th and 19th centuries when Brighton established itself as a health and…

Battle: Where a new England was formed

You have heard the throwaway phrase, 1066 and all that – but when you visit Battle (yes, the name of a village in East Sussex), with its rather impressive castle, you are aware you are stepping in the footsteps of history.  For this was the start of Norman Britain – the last successful military invasion of…