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Polegate

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Drusillas Park by bus

A wide variety of animals in naturalistic environments, including meerkats and a walk-through bat enclosure. Petworld, miniature railway, adventure playground. Café and restaurant. Tel. 01323 874100.
Open Daily 1000-1800 (closes 1700 Nov-Mar).
www.drusillas.co.uk
Bus 125/126 to entrance, 10 minutes journey, see Alfriston Clergy House below.

Alfriston Clergy House NT by bus

A medieval thatched cottage with a picturesque garden. This was the first building to be acquired by the National Trust. Tel. 01323 871961.
Open Mar-Oct MTWSSu 1030-1700, Nov-mid Dec SSu 1100-1600.
www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Bus from High Street, 15 minutes journey, Sat 125 every 3 hours to Alfriston Coach Park, Sun & BH 126 every 2 hours to Alfriston Square. Operated by Cuckmere Buses. Buses also operate from Berwick, Lewes and Seaford.

Polegate map

Michelham Priory by bus then 2 miles

The Priory dates from 1229 and after dissolution of the monasteries in Tudor times it was converted into a country house. It is in a picturesque setting surrounded by the medieval moat. Features include the Prior's Room, Victorian and Tudor kitchens, 14th-century gatehouse and a replica Bronze Age roundhouse. Gardens, watermill and forge. Children's play area. Café. Tel. 01323 844224.
Open mid Feb-Dec, 1100-1600 (1030-1700 Mar-Oct).
www.sussexpast.co.uk
Bus 54 from High Street to Lower Dicker, shortly after Hailsham. 26 minutes journey, M-S hourly. Operated by Stagecoach. Buses also operate from Uckfield.
Michelham Priory is a 3 mile walk from Berwick station.

Lower Dicker to Michelham Priory map