Rye Market & Wine Tasting in Hastings – The town of Rye with its cobbled streets & narrow passages reveals architectural treasures among wonderfully preserved, medieval, Tudor & Georgian buildings, many of which are open to the public as restaurants, tearooms or pubs. Thursday is market day in Rye so be sure to grab yourself a bargain! Our next stop is the Carr Taylor vineyard where you will be given a guided tour of the vineyard; your guide will explain a brief history of English wine. You will get to see the winery vats and presses and learn about their various wine making techniques and more importantly the opportunity to have a tutored tasting of some of the wines. You will also be served with tea/coffee & cake. (wine tasting not available on August date) - cost included.
Brighton – A sunny seaside city famous for its sense of inclusivity, nestled between the coast and countryside. Brighton provides a wealth of things to see and do, take a stroll down the beach or visit the Palace pier and take in Brighton’s regency architecture.
Pashley Manor Gardens – Discover 11 acres of beautiful borders and vistas, with sweeping herbaceous borders, pristine lawns, box hedges & historic walled garden as well as an abundance of wildlife. Relax with a coffee in the café & terrace while taking in the stunning views of the garden. (August date only) - cost included.
Beachy Head & Alfriston – we make our way to the amazing cliff tops of Beachy Head, a must-see; the UKs highest chalk sea cliff. The next stop on our journey today is Alfriston, sitting on the banks of the River Cuckmere, at the foot of the beautiful South Downs. Explore the amazing medieval, narrow twisting high street with a variety of shops; selling antiques, gifts and souvenirs. There are also many places to eat and drink, from cosy tea shops to fine restaurants and pubs.