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County - Sussex | Map
Tel code: 01323 | code search
Postcode: BN26 | code search
Population: 8000
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Birthplace of:
Elizabeth David
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Folk Customs:
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"Booked a taxi for my daughter to get to her new job at gatwick airport for training. Booked for 4.30am and at 4.55am taxi had still not arrived. Taxi driver ..." More

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"This Taxi service is poor when it comes to time keeping. They arrived at the airport to take us home the day before we arrived. This was in spite of ..." More

Filching Manor Motor Museum
"we have, as a motoring club just returned from a private visit to the manor and museum, we had never seen such a wonderfull private display of old vehicles , ..." More

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Polegate is an interesting town positioned between the South Downs and the Weald, in the county of East Sussex, and it is home to nearly eight thousand people. The town sits just five miles from the seaside resort of Eastbourne with its 1000' pier, and only four miles from the ancient Market town of Hailsham. From its humble beginnings the town grew and expanded during the 19th Century when it became home to many of the railway's workers who laboured laying the tracks linking the towns of Eastbourne and Hastings. After the closure of the line it became an attractive walk and cycle track known as the Cuckoo Trail where walkers and cyclists can enjoy their journey to Eastbourne or Heathfield. There are many pubs to sample a coffee or something a little stronger, restaurants in the town centre, and there is also a good choice of shops lining the High Street offering something different, and although surrounded by modern houses artists will enjoy the impressive windmill which was built in 1817 and is still working today. There is always the opportunity to venture into the great outdoors where walks through the stunning wooded countryside nearby is bound to please.

Attraction

Arlington Bluebell Walk & Farm Trail
English Wine Centre
Filching Manor Motor Museum

Care Home

Hillview
Oak Lodge

Cottage

Darwin Cottage
Welcome Cottages
Oak Cottage
Owl Cottage

Dentist

Polegate Dental Practice

Doctor

Dr C M Bedford-Turner & Partners
The Surgery

Estate Agent

Bradley Hone
Halifax Property Services
Hampshires

Pub and Bar

Barley Mow
Dinkum
Eight Bells
Old Oak Inn
Sussex Ox
Thoroughbred

School

Polegate School

Self-Catering

Darwin Cottage

Taxi

Country-Wide Taxis
Direct Travel Taxis
Eclipse Taxis

Shops

Glenisters
E-Stacy Marks

Antiques

Early Oak Specialists

Activities

Folkington Manor Stables(Riding)

Places to Stay near Polegate

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Premier Inn Eastbourne (Polegate) (0.71 miles)

Premier Inn Eastbourne (Polegate)
Conveniently located for Eastbourne and Polegate train stations. For shops and local amenities, Eastbourne town centre and seafront are only 6 miles away. Local attractions include scenic Beachy Head, Seven Sisters Country Park, Pevensey Castle ... More | visit website
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Crossways Hotel (2.32 miles)

Crossways Hotel
Carved into the chalk of the South Downs, the famous Neolithic Long Man of Wilmington gazes down at the pretty white front and blue shutters of Crossways. The house is set back from ... More | visit website
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Innkeepers Lodge (2.46 miles)

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Darwin Cottage (2.49 miles)

Darwin Cottage

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This charming and recently refurbished Grade II listed flint barn conversion is ideally located 7 miles from Eastbourne's traditional seaside attractions perfect for enjoying the myriad ... More

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Premier Inn Eastbourne (2.52 miles)

Premier Inn Eastbourne
Situated on the sunshine coast, Eastbourne Premier Inn makes an ideal base for both business and leisure stays. Nearby is Eastbourne seafront, the town centre, Sovereign Harbour, leisure attractions and business parks, as well as ... More | visit website
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The Corn Exchange (2.74 miles)

The Corn Exchange

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This bed and breakfast offers clean, comfortable accommodation. The Corn Exchange also has a cafe, a bar and restaurant, a traditional real-ale bar, a nightclub and function room.

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Ocklynge Manor (3.23 miles)

Ocklynge Manor

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Ocklynge Manor was awarded 3rd place in "The Independent's 50 Best British Bed & Breakfasts 2007. This 300 year old Grade 2 listed house, sits within a 3/4 acre ... More

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Downland Hotel (3.48 miles)

Downland Hotel
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A warm welcome, relaxed, friendly atmosphere and a personal, professional service is offered to all our guests together with comfortable accommodation and WONDERFUL food!

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Boship Farm Hotel (3.94 miles)

Boship Farm Hotel

The Boship Farm Hotel is set within 17 acres of beautiful grounds with many features of a lovely 17th century farmhouse forming the core of the hotel. Good food is served in friendly surroundings and ... More | visit website

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Leeward Quay (3.94 miles)

Leeward Quay

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Luxury 'lifestyle' contemporary interior designed apartment finished to a high specification set within the heart of the Marina in a quiet location with stunning views out over the locks and ... More

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