|East Sussex: This
county covers 695 square miles and has a population of 700,000. The
administration centre for the county is Lewes with the famous resorts of
Brighton, Eastbourne, Bexhill, Rye, Winhelsea and the cross-channel port of
Newhaven other places of note.
A 15th Century castle is to be found at Herstmonceux and the 'Long Man' chalk hill figure at Wilmington. Romney Marsh is another of the county's natural features.
Other famous landmarks of the area include the Greenwich Royal Observatory and castles at Hastings, Lewes, Pevensey and Bodiam with the site of the Battle of Hastings is to be found at Senlac Hill near the town of Battle.