The Rother district is an outstanding mix of coast and countryside. Named after the river Rother which rises in the Weald and flows along the East Sussex – Kent border finally entering the Channel at Rye. Home to the Battle of 1066 our member based, tourism marketing offer reflects this significant historic moment in our 1066 Country Marketing Destination Management Organisation (DMO). 82% of the district falls within the High Weald National Landscape, a term which defines the chalky region between the North and South Downs, and is considered an important surviving medieval landscape.

  • 1066 Country of Origin is a member based partnership, formed of representatives from both public and private sector organisations working together to promote our area to visitors  Visit 1066 Country Website.
  • If you are a business located in 1066 Country, you can become a member, providing your business with valuable promotion across social media, newsletters and international platforms with access to bloggers, influencers and journalists. For more information on membership opportunities, please visit their membership webpage.
  • The High Weald is a medieval landscape of wooded, rolling hills studded with sandstone outcrops; small, irregular-shaped fields; scattered farmsteads; and ancient routeways. You can find out more about this unique landscape at High Weald National Landscape.

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