Ten towns and villages in Sussex have been named as some of the best places to live in England.

Lifestyle guide Muddy Stilettos has released its Top 260 Places to Live in 2024 list. It includes St Leonards, Lewes, Petworth, East Grinstead, Hove, Rye, Chichester, Midhurst, Ticehurst and Cuckfield.

The guide reads: “From quaint country villages to vibrant coastal cities, Sussex is bursting with charm and has its own, very quirky, sense of humour.


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“Rolling hills and fertile farmland provide ample locally-sourced fare for fine dining and its vineyards are up there with the best the world has to offer.

“Culture vultures and activists alike can congregate in Brighton for a slice of city life secure in the knowledge a sleepy rural hamlet is only a stone's throw away, and London less than an hour by train.”

The Muddy Stilettos website uses insider knowledge to recommend the best restaurants, hotels, events and more outside of London.

As well as holding annual public-voted awards for each county, it compiles guides to the best schools and places to live.