The English village of Pevensey is located within the district of Wealden in East Sussex. The village of Pevensey is located about five miles to the north east of Eastbourne and also about on mile from the area that is known as Pevensey Bay. The village of Pevensey Bay is also part of the parish that is known as Pevensey.
The Village of Pevensey is located on a bit of land, which juts out into some marchland. The sea up until the thirteenth century covered the marshland. The village of Pevensey Bay is located behind and also on the shingle beach and due to its location it is a popular little tourist village. During the sixteenth century the village of Pevensey was known as a non-corporate part of Hastings.
Over the years the village of Pevensey has been associated with its fair share of famous people that includes the artist JMW Turner who actually painted Pevensey Castle.
There are a vast number of different sporting facilities that are offered within the village and the surrounding area. The sailing club that is located in Pevensey Bay offers a wide range of classes that have a wide range boats. The sailing club played a large part within the development of the Merlin Rocket and National 12.
During the eighteenth and nineteenth century the Pevensey Bay was involved in the smuggling trade on the south coast, as it was one of the easiest places to get the contraband on the land.
There are a number of churches in the village and the surrounding area and these include the church that is dedicated to St Nicolas, the Free Church that is in Pevensey Bay and also the Methodists church that is in the nearby village of Wesleyan.