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Kingscote Valley

Kingscote Valley

       Kingscote Valley is an exciting new tourism destination consisting of 2000 acres of beautiful Sussex countryside nestled in a hidden valley surrounding East Grinstead in West Sussex. Centred around the stunning scenery of Weir Wood Reservoir there are a wide range of opportunities including fabul...
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Bluebell Railway

Bluebell Railway

Since March 2013, East Grinstead has become the northern terminus of the prestigious Bluebell Railway, the UK’s premier restored railway. There is a full programme of events through the year and frequent departures from the Bluebell’s East Grinstead platform. The fabled Golden Arrow Pullman Dining train...
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McIndoe Memorial Statue

McIndoe Memorial Statue

On Monday 9 June 2014, after 3 years of hard work and fundraising by the Steering Committee, Martin Jennings’ statue in memorial to Sir Archibald McIndoe, of Queen Victoria Hospital and Guinea Pigs fame, was unveiled by HRH the Princess Royal. The ceremony, attended by an estimated 2000 people, was foll...
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Sackville College

Sackville College

The College has been a functioning almshouse for almost 400 years, built with a bequest from the will of Robert Sackville, Earl of Dorset. His will provided money to buy land and ‘build a convenient house of brick and stone’ to be used as an almshouse. For many years part of the house was also ...
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Historic High Street

Historic High Street

The focal point of East Grinstead’s charm and old Market Town reputation is the conservation area in and around the historic High Street. It’s not too hard to find as you just have to look on the sky line and spot the tallest building, which will be the tower of St Swithun’s Church. From wherever ...
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Standen House

Standen House

Arts and Crafts family home with Morris & Co. interiors, set in a beautiful hillside garden. Come and see a family home and garden brought to life in this gem of the Arts & Crafts Movement, hidden at the end of a quiet Sussex lane, with views over the Ashdown Forest and Weirwood Reservoir. Built...
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