Thimbles is situated 20 minutes from the historic town of Lewes and Battle, 40 minutes to Brighton and Hastings, 30 minutes to Eastbourne and Tunbridge Wells and 50 minutes from historic Rye.

Drusillas Zoo and Park   To see interesting animals in natural settings, Thomas the Tank Engine, Lemurland, Amazon Adventure and many more things.

Knockhatch   For ski and snow board, rides and attractions, birds of prey

Stock car racing

Brighton Pier

Middle Farm   For an open farm where you can wander around looking at all the rare breeds, watch the Jersey cows being milked, play in the hay barn.

Bodiam Castle

Penshurst Place and Gardens  (fantastic playground!) and maize maze

Groombridge Place and the enchanted forest

Bedgebury Pinetum and Go Ape, for cycling, walking pirate playgrounds and Go Ape.