Some villages are created better than others and Berwick is at the top of the village charts for us:
The setting is stunning. Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Sussex countryside, close to the seaside, surrounded by gorgeous hills & nature reserves and amongst other pretty villages.
The community is super friendly. The Land Lord at The Berwick Inn provides a warm welcome and will soon know your “usual”. The neighbours have a Whatsapp group so if you are ever short on sugar for a Victoria sponge you can drop them all a message.
The annual Berwick Produce Festival is keenly contested where locals bring their fruit and veg to be judged… there is also baking, kiddie activities and has been going for 60 years. You better get growing!
The transport links are incredible. The train station will whizz you into London, Brighton or Lewes (the last train from Lewes is around midnight and is much cheaper than a taxi!) The A27 is close by so you can zip into Brighton or Eastbourne. You are seriously well connected.
Who lives in Berwick? All sorts of characters and they are all lovely. There are lots of kids of all ages, couples of all ages and lots of friendly dogs (of all ages).
Yummy Mummies and Dapper Daddies will be found at Middle Farm and Drusillas Park during the day, and drinking trendy Gin Cocktails together in Lewes by night!
Commuters can be seen boarding the train in Berwick on a morning and returning home in time for bath time!
Kids can hop on the free school bus to the very highly regarded Alfriston School.
- Closest village/town: Alfriston, Firle and lots of other very pretty villages
- Post Office: 1
- Stores: Alfriston and Upper Dicker have nice little shops for the essentials
- Supermarket: Waitrose and Aldi in Lewes - what more do you need!
- Pubs: The Berwick Inn is a great boozer, The Cricketer's Arms is pretty and then we suggest you try every local one (there are lots)
- Walks: Endless countryside walks of all distances on your doorstep