Polegate, located in East Sussex, is situated in the Wealden district. It is located about 8 kilometers from the seaside resort of Eastbourne. The area has much to recommend it to visitors including a variety of attractions and sights. The tower windmill is one of the most well known attractions in the region. The windmill dates back to 1817 and is now home to a working museum that visitors should definitely plan to see while they are in the area. There are also numerous shops and eateries located in Polegate. Visitors will also find there are plenty of accommodation options located in Polegate and the surrounding area.
The English town of Polegate is also a civil parish and it is located within the district of Wealden, which is part of East Sussex. The town of Polegate is located about five miles to the north of the seaside town that is known as Eastbourne. The town of Polegate was once known as a railway settlement however its importance as such as now decreased. The town of Polegate ahs a population of about seven thousand nine hundred and twenty nine and about thirty seven per cent of this population is made up of people over sixty-five years of age.
The town of Polegate is situated on the ridge within the gap between Weald and the South Downs. The town is surrounded by Pevensey Levels to the east. The Pevensey Levels area was once a bay however it has now been converted to farmland.
The town of Polegate has gradually become part of the area that is known as the conurbation area of greater Eastbourne and this area has connections with the area of Willingdon in the South.
The town of Polegate is split into two different wards in the local elections and these are known as South Polegate and North Polegate. The area that is known as North Polegate has about four thousand electors and this is about twice the size of he area that is known as South Polegate, which has about two thousand electors. The parish of Polegate is represented within the lower level of the town council of Polegate.