At Pevensey Castle outer Fort East Side. Members can arrive by bike, car or train
Bring your own picnic large or small and meet at about 12:30. First there choose the best picnic spot for a large group.
The outer fort is a large grass area and free to access. There is a tea room for those wanting a shot of coffee or a loo visit. The Castle cottage tea room is open from 10am to 4pm
Arrival by Bike
There will be a 13 mile ride through the levels starting from Polegate Station at 10:45am. There will be no breaks on this route so we expect to arrive at Pevensey castle by 12:30pm latest.
Catch the 10:05 train from Brighton.
At the end of the afternoon it’s a five or six mile unguided ride back to Polegate Station or ride on:
to the beach if it’s hot
Bexhill De La Warr for the end of their “Great Gatsby Fair
Even Hastings for an evening beer
If you are not cycling you can arrive by train or car
Arrive by Car:
You can park in the castle car park for £2 for 4 hours
Arrive by train
The nearest station on a Sunday is “Pevensey and Westham” with an hourly service. Suggest the 11:17 train which arrives at 12:27 from Brighton from where it is a half mile walk or cycle to the castle