Newhaven, best known for being a channel ferry port in East Sussex, England, is a great place to visit. It finds itself at the mouth of the River Ouse, which cuts through a valley in the South Downs.
Nearby is the coastal town of Seaford, a historic “Limb” of Hastings under the confederation of the Cinque Ports. There are a couple of places to have an Afternoon Tea in Newhaven.
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Evidence suggests that, during the Bronze Age, a fort stood on what is now Castle Hill in Newhaven. Centuries later, in 480AD, the Saxons established a village near the site of the present-day town, then known as “Meeching”.
It remained of little maritime significance until the arrival of the railway to Lewes in 1847. The next year, exiled French King Louis Philippe I landed here after his abdication.
During the First World War, Newhaven became a principal port for the movement of men and materiel to Europe. This happened again during the Second World War when it hosted a large number of Canadian troops before the ill-fated Dieppe Raid in 1942.
Today, there are several passenger services to Dieppe for a day out in France. Alternatively, you could stay where you are and instead visit an Afternoon Tea Newhaven establishment for a cuppa with cake!