General Information about East Sussex
The county of East Sussex was first inhabited by the Romans but was later under control of the South Saxons in the 5th Century A.D Set within South East England East Sussex is home to over 757,000 residents that are distributed across six county's. The six districts of East Sussex are Brighton and Hove, Eastbourne, Hastings, Wealden and Lewes which is the county town. East Sussex is surrounded by three county's which are West Sussex, Kent and Surrey.
If you are visiting the town of Lewes be sure to visit the towns most recognisable monuments of the Lewes Castle. The Lewes Castle which was originally known as the Bray castle and dates back to 1087. Also worth visiting is East Sussex's highest point which is known as Ditchling Beacon. Ditchling Beacon is set at an elevation of 814 feet and is a popular walking destination.