The delightful town of Winchelsea is (3 miles) from Rye, (9 miles) from Hastings, (26 miles) Eastbourne. The town is rich in history and one of the notable facts it is one of the Cinque Ports of which there are seven. https://cinqueports.org/
Winchelsea’s streets are laid out in a grid fashion in regular squares which style is from 13th C not from modern planning of today’s culture. The town has its own Court Hall museum, http://www.winchelsea.com/ giving great insight in to the past and the present of the Town.
The beautiful church of St Thomas sits quietly in the centre of the town and was dedicated to St Thomas the Martry. http://winchelseachurch.co.uk/visit-us/ one of is buried residents is the famous Spike Milligan whose tombstone bears a Gaelic inscription. Winchelsea has a village hall a Methodist chapel, primary school, cricket field, bowls green and three allotments. The facilities and clubs and societies have wide catchment areas, so Winchelsea, in many respects, acts as a local hub. There is a local public house called the New Inn www.newinnpubwinchelsea.co.uk.
Winchelsea has a railway station which provides services/links to London and Coastal towns and is situated (1 mile) from the centre, its is on the Marshlink line (9 miles) from Hastings, and train services are provided by Southern. http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/WSE/details.html