…….and so is the countryside – especially by bus.

We in this area are so lucky to live in such beautiful countryside and what better way to see it all than by bus.

The main bus of the area is the Brighton and Hove 13X running the length of the Seahaven fm coverage through Peacehaven, Newhaven and Seaford on to Seven Sisters Park, East Dean, Birling Gap, Beachy Head and then on to Eastbourne. A most picturesque route along one of England’s most famous coastlines.

For July and August it runs every day with three journey times Monday to Saturday with a half hourly service on Sundays – just be careful not to miss the last bus as it’s a long walk from Beachy Head.

A popular bus in Summer and always full of mainly, for some reason, Asian tourists but just grab a seat and enjoy.

Besides the 13X, there is a network of Community buses, the most popular for sightseeing is the 47 ramblerbus from Seaford to Berwick Station taking in Litlington, Willingdon (for the Long Man), Berwick Crossroads (for The Cricketers pub) and Berwick Station.

On the return route from Berwick the bus travels via Alfriston and then on to Seaford.

An hourly service on Sundays with seven round trips. Most users hop on and hop off between buses.

A most interesting route for those who do it on a regular basis, and for those who have not been on this scenic route why not give it a go?

Even Eastbourne has a hidden tourist bus and it is not the open top double decker that runs from the Pier, but a route which is a scheduled service running from Sovereign Harbour South to Holywell on an hourly basis daily during the school holidays.

This is open top double decker whicch takes in all the Eastbourne seafront sights is operated by Stagecoach who run the Eastbourne bus network.

A great way to see the whole of Eastbourne seafront.

So local buses are not just a means of getting from A to B, so go on be a tourist this summer