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Bexhill

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The town of Bexhill is located approximately six miles west of Hastings in the Rother District of East Sussex and has a population of just over 42,000.

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The De La Warr Pavilion[1], a building in the International Modernist style, has recently undergone a major refurbishment and redevelopment. There is a magnificent restaurant offering the best in fresh local produce, excellent wines and great views of the sea.

At the top of Galley Hill are the remains of a WWII military bunker. Not many people are aware that the Irish comedian Spike Milligan was posted to Bexhill in the early 1940s. He mentioned the bunker in his book "Adolf Hitler - My Part In His Downfall". Later in the book he referred back to the town in the Goon Show's "The Dreaded Batter Pudding Hurler of Bexhill-on-Sea".

The sporting facilities available include squash, tennis, bowls, football, golf, cricket and swimming. The town is also proud of its leisure centre and the indoor leisure pool complex. The latter being located as part of the Ravenside Retail Park at Bulverhythe.

Bexhill is renowned as the ‘birthplace of British motor racing’ with regular displays of cars from various eras throughout the year. The town is particularly proud of its seafront with an award winning beach. The promenade stretches for miles, from Trafalgar Beacon on Galley Hill to Cooden Beach, offering magnificent views. You may even get the chance to watch the Sailing or Rowing Club in action.

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The De La Warr Pavilion, a building in the International Modernist style, has recently undergone a major refurbishment and redevelopment. There is a magnificent restaurant offering the best in fresh local produce, excellent wines and great views of the sea.

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