Monthly Archives: April 2013

47b – Eastbourne Part II

We walked along Eastbourne’s seafront and soon reached the “Wish Tower”.  This is in fact Martello Tower #73.  It has been unused for a decade or so and sits there prettily enough, but doing very little.  Local groups are trying to get … Continue reading

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47a – Eastbourne Part I

Our walk today started back at Eastbourne Pier.  Although we had visited the pier at the end of our last walk, we decided to wander up to its head again to get a view of today’s coastal path.  The  white cliffs … Continue reading

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46d – Sovereign Harbour to Eastbourne

We have seen many Martello Towers, coastal artillery forts, and other historical round structures on our travels.  Thus, when we left Sovereign Harbour and saw another interesting round structure up ahead, I wondered when this one had been built and … Continue reading

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46c – Sovereign Harbour

Sovereign Harbour proclaims itself as “northern Europe’s largest composite marina complex”.  It seems to me that most of these words are caveats of some form or another, carefully designed to frame a statement so that it is technically correct.  Still, it … Continue reading

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46b – Pevensey Bay to Sovereign Harbour

As we left Pevensey Bay, a lone figure stood in his garden and waved goodbye to us. The walk from Pevensey Bay to Sovereign Harbour is an amble along a shingle beach which runs in front of a new development.  The … Continue reading

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