18 Nov

Hailsham: A market town with a lot to offer

Hailsham: A market town with a lot to offer

Market towns in the UK can often offer retirees looking to move a vast range of options. They can provide a relaxed way of living which can be attributed to rural surroundings.

This, however, does not mean there is a lack of things to do in market towns. Locations like these are now moving forward with the times, while maintaining their sense of heritage.

Considering property for sale in Hailsham could allow you to see the prefect example of such an area.

The Sussex town has not only maintained its local farmers' market and its array of quintessential British pubs, it has also started to incorporate popular high street shops and restaurants into the town centre. The result means there is plenty to do in and around the area.

Hailsham's history is based around a communal market. Such a gathering creates a great place to socialise as well as a vibrant, friendly atmosphere. Residents can also get a wide range of local produce from the market, helping them to stay healthy with naturally-sourced goods.

Taking place on the second Saturday of every month, the market still provides a focal point for the whole town to gather around.

Keeping active is very important to many retirees, It can be a way to stay healthy and meet up with friends. Hailsham's Freedom Leisure Centre could be the perfect place to take up a new class, with great facilities including a gym and swimming pool.

For those who prefer to use the outdoors as their exercise area, Hailsham has a number of fantastic parks and gardens. The Country Park spans over 22 acres of land and contains woodlands, meadows and lakes within its grounds. There is also The Dennis King Memorial Orchard & Sensory Garden, an ideal place to take an afternoon stroll.

Keen walkers will be happy to know that Hailsham contains an active branch of the Ramblers society. They organise weekly walks that take place in the local countryside. Numerous routes and footpaths are located around the area, guides can be obtained from the local council.

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