Brede High Woods is the largest area of ancient woodland in the care of the Woodland Trust charity. Brede Hill covers an enormous 747 acres (about 262 hectares) and is situated some 6 miles north of Hastings in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. B2089,
He was ousted from office in favour of Lloyd George!
This Day in British History
20 November, 869
Death of St Edmund
A Danish force under Ivar defeated and killed Edmund, king of the East Angles, at Hoxne, Suffolk. Edmund was later sanctified as St Edmund. His death is a frequent theme in medieval wall paintings, where he is represented tied to a stake, while Danish archers shoot at him.
This queen was married at 11 to the Holy Roman Emperor, Henry V
Barn Owls cottages are in a beautiful old barn that has been lovingly converted into three self catering cottages. This 3 Star gold award cottage offers single storey accomodation comprising … Sleeps 5
The Mermaid Inn the Jewel in Rye's Crown and is one of England's oldest and loveliest inns with Norman cellars dating from 1156 the Mermaid rebuilt in 1420 offers tradition and charm in abundance. The Inn is a only 2-minute walk from Rye Heritage Centre and a 3-minute walk from … more >>
This 18th Century Country House Hotel offers luxurious accommodation an outdoor pool free Wi-Fi and on-site parking nestled amidst 150 acres of tranquil parkland near the historic town of Battle. Originally the site of a famous Gunpowder Works this listed building is infused with a rich history as evidenced by … more >>