Pett is a linear village situated (4 Miles) from Hastings and running along a ridge looking down towards the coast. The village has a mix of tile hung and weather boarded properties intermixed with more modern homes and a mix of amenities including two pubs. Rye is (7 miles) on the A259. Hastings is the nearest town for major shopping purposes and is well served with a Morrisons, Tesco, Sainsburys, Aldi and Iceland.
The road through the village leads down to the second village in the parish known as Pett Level, the coastal part of which is known as Cliff End. Here there is a beach and, as the name suggests, the Weald sandstone cliffs reach their easternmost point. Pett Level marks the end of both the Royal Military Canal and the western end of the 1940s sea defence wall. The Saxon Shore Way passes through Pett Level. Pett Level has a fascinating mixture of architectural styles, all situated within a space of one hundred yards. There is a tiny chapel of St Nicholas originally owned by the admiralty and known as Rocket House. Pett level also has its own Independent Rescue Boat Association.
There are two public houses in the area, nearest pub is The Two Sawyers in Pett and The Royal Oak which looks over the village cricket club.
Schooling for primary years is nearby at St Thomas Church of England school in Winchelsea or https://www.ryeprimary.co.uk with more senior education at Rye https://www.ryecollege.co.uk . There are range of independent school situated within a reasonable distance of Pett such as Vinehall, Claremont, Marlborough House to mention a few.