Best Tourist Attractions In East Sussex

We've rounded up the best tourist attractions in East Sussex in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 135 East Sussex tourist attractions to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the tourist attractions we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Michelham Priory and Gardens

  • Hailsham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Michelham Priory is a historic house, gardens and working watermill dating back to Medieval times. Explore the house with its hands-on activities and...

Observatory Science Centre

  • Hailsham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Observatory Science Centre is a great place for your little science fans or indeed anyone who would like to learn some really cool facts! The centre...

Battle Through Time Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Battle
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Transform your day out in Battle into an exciting time-travelling spy adventure with the Battle Through Time Spy Mission Treasure Trail. Discover the...

Redoubt Fortress

  • Eastbourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Redoubt Fortress is an excellent place to take kids who are interested in history, the military or great buildings. Don't miss out on the history tou...

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  • Lewes
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Get out exploring on theLewes self-guided treasure hunt themed Treasure Trail. and discover so much more about this famous historical town. There's c...

Eastbourne Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Eastbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The sleepy, little town of Eastbourne has a few mysteries up its sleeve and it’s going to take a master sleuth to uncover the truth. Are you up to th...

Newhaven Fort

  • Newhaven
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Offering the perfect day out for the whole family, Newhaven Fort sits on 10 acres of beautiful surroundings with plenty of room for your little ones...

Ashdown Forest

  • Wych Cross
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Grew up loving Winnie the Pooh? Take the kids on a whimsical journey and trace the steps of Pooh in the beautiful Ashdown Forest. Step into your favo...

Pooh Corner

  • Hartfield
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Pooh Corner is the 'Gateway' to Pooh Country and gives information about the locations of the Winnie-the-Pooh stories and the famous Poohsticks Bridg...

Scotney Castle

  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Scotney Castle is not one but two houses. At the top of the hill is the new house, designed by Anthony Salvin in Elizabethan style and built in 1837...

The Royal Tunbridge Wells Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

With a crook on the loose and a case to decode, your team of detectives will have to get their grey matter working on The Royal Tunbridge Wells Myste...

Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery

  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Exhibits include Dolls, Toys and Games (some 200 years old!), Tunbridge Ware, Natural History, Costumes and Textiles, Local and Social history, Fine...

Royal Tunbridge Wells Codebreaking Walk

  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

A casual walk in town just doesn’t do it for your kids? Well, how about you join forces with your little adventurers to stop a notorious villain from...

The Lindfield Spy Mission Trail

  • Lindfield
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Secret spies aren’t ten a penny - make the most of your Bond-like abilities and crack The Lindfield Spy Mission Trail. The locals are demanding answe...

Curious About Hastings

  • Hastings
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Hastings gives an fascinating and entertaining glimpse into what makes this historic and charming seaside town what it is. Resident or...

Hastings Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Hastings
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

How are you at cracking codes? What about solving clues? You’ll need both to unravel the Hastings Treasure Hunt Trail! Your journey will begin by ins...

Phileas Foggs World of Adventure

  • Brighton
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Looking for something new and exciting to do with the kids? Take a trip back to the 1870s and journey around the world with Phileas Fogg in an immers...

Brighton Marina

  • Brighton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Brighton Marina is always lively and bursting with energy - it’s the perfect location to take your kids for a walk and find something fun to do. Home...

Jill Windmill

  • Hassocks
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Jill Windmill, Clayton, West Sussex Jill Windmill, a restored traditional working windmill, built in 1821, located in the South Downs National Park....

Penshurst Place and Gardens

  • Tonbridge
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Penshurst Place and Gardens have something to offer all the family with the lively recreation of interesting historic events, staff led craft activit...

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