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St Leonards-on-Sea is a fairly seaside city positioned on the UK’s southern coast within the borough of Hastings in East Sussex.

Neighbouring well-known cities equivalent to Hastings and Bexhill, like many cities on this space it has been a magnet for UK holidaymakers for generations.

However, the city is slowly creating a brand new nickname due to the massive variety of Londoners visiting the world, a bunch referred to as DFLs which stands for ‘Down From Londoners’.

As a outcome, St Leonard’s is creating a brand new nickname of ‘Dalston-on-Sea’ after the north London space positioned within the borough of Hackney.

The Telegraph reported that this isn’t the primary time that comparisons with London have been made with the likes of James Burton describing the world as “Regent’s Park by the sea”.

Furthermore, the city has additionally been described as ‘Shoreditch-on-Sea’ by well-known journey weblog Muddy Stilettos due to the excessive variety of Londoners travelling to the city.

It is feasible to journey from the capital to the city by prepare from Charing Cross or Victoria or by driving by way of the A21, M20, or M25 relying on which a part of the town one is driving from.

Once in St Leonards there are many issues to see, do, and witness alongside utilising the seashore and swimming within the UK’s waters.

Among the well-known sights are Teddy Tinker’s vintage store, the Warrior Square Gardens, sampling native road meals on Norman Road, and including a love lock to an interactive art work on the promenade.

The Warrior Square Gardens, which characteristic a statue of Queen Victoria, have obtained reward on TripAdvisor. User Wendy wrote: Beautiful picturesque gardens. Quite giant grounds and really well-kept gardens. Right reverse the seashore.”

Furthermore, the Big Yin Gallery and Stella Dore Galleries are additionally really useful, as are the myriad of eating places and eateries dotted round St Leonards.

For these trying to flip a go to right into a extra everlasting state, Rightmove says the common home value has been £315,446 over the previous 12 months, however that almost all of gross sales have been flats that bought for a mean of £191,288.

They added that bought costs within the city in 2023 have been just like 2022 and up seven % on a 2021 peak of £294,405.