Sporting & Other Activities

Amazon Outdoor Activities, based at Knockhatch Adventure Park, near Hailsham offer Mud Buggying, Quad Bikes and Laser Clay shooting amongst the many other experiences they have available. They are able to cater for children from 11 years old aswell as groups. You will need to book though.

Sea Fishing on the Coast, or Course Fishing at Furnace Brook Fishery or Brick Farm Lakes close by or other local fisheries. Alternatively, just take some nets down to Bexhill beach for some Shrimping.

Golf Courses at Cooden Beach, Crowborough Beacon, Dale Hill, Dewlands, East Sussex National, Eastbourne, Highwoods, Holtye, Horam Park, Piltdown, Rye, Seaford, Sedlescombe, Wellshurst and Willingdon.

Hang Gliding & Paragliding on the South Downs.
Hot Air Balloon rides are available, leaving from Sheffield Park.
Motor Racing at Goodwood and Brands Hatch
Horse Racing at Brighton, Plumpton, Lingfield, Fontwell, and Goodwood
Point to Point Horse Racing in the local area between January and May.
Showjumping, Dressage & Polo at Hickstead and Cowdray Park
Pay & Play Tennis at Cross-in-hand
Swimming and Gym facilities are available on the coast or at nearby leisure centres; Hailsham or Heathfield
Water Sports, sailing, jet-skiing and wind-surfing on the coast and Bewl Water.

Learn how to handle and fly birds of prey with Sussex Falconry, who offer various experience days locally in Herstmonceux.

For those that wish for some retail therapy, serious shopping is available in Eastbourne, Brighton, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Tenterden, and outlet shops at Ashford.

Or perhaps, a day trip to Calais via Eurotunnel or Eurostar from Ashford to Lille, Brussells or Paris.

There is much to see and do in this unspoiled area.