Alfriston Tourist Information

Alfriston village

Alfriston village

Alfriston is one of the most popular walking and touring holiday bases in the East Sussex Downs – a Medieval village jewel in the gentle Cuckmere Valley with a village High Street lined with delectable cafes, tearooms, local produce and organic shops, old bookshops and craft shops. Picture a classic English village and beautiful Alfriston is it, with ancient churches in the village including the Medieval ‘Cathedral of the Downs’, St Andrews Church dating from 1360.

Clustered around the pretty central Tye (village green) sit a selection of heritage jewels including one of the National Trust’s first properties, The Afriston Clergy Hous, a Medieval Hall purchased in 1896 for

Alfriston extends a warm welcome to all and over the summer season bustles with day visitors and has a great atmosphere. Family attractions nearby include award-winning family fun park Drusillas and the town makes a great family walking holiday base, with trails leading directly down to the coast where the River Cuckmere meets the sea. The Cuckmere Valley also famously contains ancient hillside chalk engravings including the Long Man of Wilmington and the Litlington White Horse. Choose Alfriston for your South Downs holiday and book Alfriston accommodation online and direct now.

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