Leaving Dover, stop at the Battle of Britain Memorial at Capel-le-Ferne to pay homage to Churchill’s famous “Few”.
Then head into East Sussex starting with a visit to the Hastings Contemporary Gallery. Next stop should be Beachy Head for a bracing walk on the dramatic sea cliffs and a leisurely afternoon in traditional Eastbourne. Don’t miss the Towner Gallery, a world-renowned collection of contemporary and historic art or the Redoubt Fortress, one of only 3 surviving Napoleonic fortresses.
Eastbourne also marks the start of the South Downs Way and the edge of the South Downs National Park, great walks can be sought out in this area as you travel West along the coast.