27 days in East Sussex Itinerary

27 days in East Sussex Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Birmingham
+2
Train + Subway + Train:  2 h 45 min
1
Brighton
— 14 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Bodiam
— 12 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
End: Birmingham

14
nights
Brighton

Brighton ©
Once a sleepy little fishing village, Brighton is a modern seaside town known for its Asian architecture and a large gay community.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Royal Pavilion and North Laine. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Brighton Beach and Cuckmere Haven. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brighton: Drusillas Park (in Berwick), Seaford (Driftwood Garden East Sussex, Cupani Garden, &more) and Eastbourne (Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, Beachy Head, &more). Spend the 8th (Wed) exploring nature at South Downs Way. And it doesn't end there: stop by Gustamps, look for all kinds of wild species at Wilderness Wood, take in the waterfront at Brighton Palace Pier, and admire the verdant scenery at Devil's Dyke National Trust.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Brighton trip maker.

Birmingham to Brighton is an approximately 3- hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, daytime highs in Brighton are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bodiam.

Things to do in Brighton

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eastbourne, Seaford, Uckfield, Lewes, Drusillas Park
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Royal Pavilion ©
Royal Pavilion
The Lanes ©
The Lanes
Beachy Head ©
Beachy Head

12
nights
Bodiam

Bodiam ©
Appreciate the collections at Hastings Fishermen's Museum and The Mill Toy & Pedal Car Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Bodiam Castle and Old Town Hastings. Explore Bodiam's surroundings by going to Pevensey Bay Beach (in Pevensey), Rye Harbour Nature Reserve (in Rye) and Camber Sands (in Camber).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bodiam trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Brighton to Bodiam takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Bodiam can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bodiam

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hastings, Rye, Battle, Heathfield, Hurst Green
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East Sussex Falconry ©
East Sussex Falconry
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve ©
Rye Harbour Nature Reserve
Camber Sands ©
Camber Sands