There is so much to do in the area; Brighton Marina and the cosmopolitan city centre are a short drive, with numerous bars, live music, eateries, theatres, art galleries and antique shops. Enjoy shopping in The Lanes, saunter along the pier or visit Brighton Aquarium or the opulent Royal Pavilion. Newhaven with ferries to Dieppe, is about 10 minutes drive, why not take the ferry over to the French markets for the day. Within easy reach are historic Lewes, Bluebell Railway, Filching Manor Motor Museum, Seven Sisters Country Park, Drusillas Zoo, Beachy Head and Glyndebourne (opera in the grounds during summer). For horse racing enthusiasts there is Hickstead, Brighton and Plumpton. Enjoy Firle Place, Charleston House, Pevensey Castle, Battle, 1066 Country and Eastbourne with international tennis and its Victorian promenade. Other places to visit include historic Arundel Castle and many NT homes and gardens. Shop 800 yards, pub and restaurant 300 yards.