Close to Combe Haven you can find some great days out from historic mouments to vintage railways and much more besides. With a good selection of days out you will come back for more every time you visit.
Weald and Downland Living Museum - has over 50 historic buildings the Weald and Downland Living Museum tells the stories of a bygone age. Explore the 40-acre site in your own time see how people lived and worked all those years ago. From an replica Anglo-Saxon hall house to an Edwardian tin church. See a working century watermill; cooking in the Tudor kitchen; blacksmithing in the Victorian smithy, baking in the newly opened bakehouse.
The Bluebell Railway - is the oldest standard gauge preserved passenger railway in the UK. Steam trains operate on an 11 mile track, with over 30 trains and almost 150 carriages and wagons. This is one of the largest tourist attractions in Sussex. The Railway was one of the first preserved heritage lines in the country commencing train services in August 1960. The Bluebell Railway is also used for film set and TV series such as including Downton Abbey, Muppets Most Wanted movie and Churchhill's Secret.
Arundel Castle - home of the Duke of Norfolk, reflecting nearly 1,000 years of history, and commanding the surrounding landscape with magnificent views across the South Downs and River Arun.
Bexhill Museum - offers something for everyone from local history & archaeology to fashion & Bexhill’s motor heritage. The Museum runs a wide range of special events, activities and workshops throughout the year for children, families and adults
Battle Abbey and Battlefield - you can discover the atmosphere of one of England’s most significant historic sites on an unforgettable day out. You can now stand on the spot which changed the face of England’s history forever. See the Harold stone, marking the spot where King Harold fell, or walk the battlefield trail to encounter carved wooden sculptures depicting Norman and Saxon soldiers.