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Welcome to the Visit Eastbourne Guide

Breathe it in...

..feel the energy of our endless blue skies, sweeping South Downs countryside, colourful art scene and warm sunshine, as Visit Eastbourne guides you through charming places to stay, vibrant events and bucket-loads of things to do. A short break in Eastbourne will leave you feeling…, refreshed and invigorated.

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Great Offers on Short Breaks

The Mowbray

The Mowbray

  • Free Summer Show Theatre Tickets
Shore View Hotel

Shore View Hotel

  • Stay 4 nights, save 25%
The Sherwood Guest House in Eastbourne

The Sherwood Guest House

  • 3 nights for the price of 2
stylish lounge

East Beach Hotel

  • 3 nights for the price of 2
  • 25% Off Stargazing Weekends
Devonia Outside


  • 10% off 3nts or more this Spring
The Hydro Hotel

Hydro Hotel

  • 3nts for price 2 + £5pp Michelham Priory
  • £65 per person incl 3 course dinner
  • £45pp Hot Air Balloon Festival 29-30 Jul
The View Hotel, Eastbourne

The View Hotel

  • 2nts B&B incl Wine Tour & Lunch £142pp
  • 2nts B&B + Food/Wine Walking Tour £171pp
  • 2 nights £42.50 per person (50% off)
The Lansdowne Hotel, Eastbourne

Best Western Lansdowne Hotel

  • 2nts for Price of 1 + free Vintage Tea
The Cherry Tree Guest House

The Cherry Tree Guest House

  • £42pp Hot Air Balloon Festival 29-30 Jul
The Red Room

The Langtons Guest House

  • 20% off 3 Nights or More
Albany (Lions) Hotel

Albany Lions Hotel

  • 10% off 2 Nights or more
Mansion (Lions) Hotel

Mansion Lions Hotel

  • £35pp Hot Air Balloon Festival 29-30 Jul
  • 10% off 2 Nights or more

Explore Eastbourne with Michaela Strachan



Discover Eastbourne's Coast, Heritage and Food & Drink

Explore Eastbourne with TV presenter Michaela Strachan, as she takes you on a guided tour of Eastbourne's Coast & Shore, Food & Drink and Culture & Heritage.

From England's only 5 star seaside hotel to the stunning beauty of the South Downs, let Michaela guide you through vineyards, historic treasures, hidden gardens and local deli's for the perfect break.

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Explore Eastbourne with Michaela Strachan

#50 Things to Tick Off Your Bucket (& Spade) List in 2017

Beachy Head, Eastbourne


Take in the sights of Beachy Head on the City Sightseeing Bus.

Theme: Free/Low cost + Family fun

Birling Gap near Eastbourne


Take a walk to Birling Gap and have a picnic on the beach

Theme: The Great Outdoors

Running along Eastbourne Seafront


Walk or run the 4.1 mile length of Eastbourne's seafront.

Theme: Free/Low cost + Family fun

Rockpooling at Holywell, Eastbourne


Go rock pooling & hunting for fossils at Holywell beach.

Theme: Free/family fun

Paddleboarding in Eastbourne


Go stand up paddle boarding or canoeing on the Cuckmere River

Theme: Health and Fitness/Active lifestyle

Sussex Voyages at Eastbourne Marina


Take an Adventure Boat trip ride from Sovereign Harbour to Beachy Head

Theme: The Great Outdoors

Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne


Head to Towner Art Gallery to discover some great exhibitions.

Theme: Arts, Culture and Heritage

Coffee and Western View Eastbourne


Enjoy fabulous national park views from the deck with a glass of wine at the Western View.

Theme: Food & Drink

Flying a kite, Eastbourne

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Major Events in Eastbourne

Eastbourne Cycling Festival
Eastbourne Cycling Festival
Magnificent Motors festival in Eastbourne, photo by Graham Huntley
Magnificent Motors
Red Arrows at Airbourne: Eastbourne International Airshow
Airbourne: Eastbourne International Airshow

17 - 20 August 2017

Voted UK's best free airshow, see fast jets, aerobatics, military displays, pleasure flights, fireworks and the Airbourne Live stage all return in August. Regular favourites include the Red Arrows, Chinook, Typhoon and much more.

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