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Welcome to the UK's sunniest place!

Recharge your mind and soul

Recharge your mind and soul

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Enjoy year-round events

A premier coastal retreat

A premier coastal retreat

The greatest of luxuries

The greatest of luxuries

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  1. We have the perfect range of accommodation to suit all needs and every budget. Ranging from luxury hotels and boutique B&Bs for a romantic break to small and friendly guest houses, cosy cottages and self catering apartments, you'll be sure to find plenty of places to stay in Eastbourne. With all featured accommodation inspected to high standards, search for family rooms, seafront hotels, waterside apartments and countryside cottages, all within easy reach of the South Downs National Park.
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  3. Eastbourne is well known for its packed annual events programme, from motor shows to marathons! Find out more about the May bank holiday events such as Magnificent Motors and Beer and Cider by the Sea, or the Beach Life Festival in July. Nature Valley International Tennis takes place in June each year and August sees the arrival of the four day free airshow, Airbourne. For those who have something more challenging in mind, there's the Beachy Head Marathon in October
  4. Eastbourne is The 'Watering-hole of The South.' Dive into its oasis of eateries, bars and pubs that will quench and revive!
  5. Click here to request a copy of the Eastbourne Holiday Guide
  6. We've got plenty of indoor entertainment from trampoline parks to science centres, find your favourite here
  7. Whether it's maps or train times, we've got all the information you need to prepare for your visit
  8. The Story of Eastbourne exhibition and heritage hub tells the story of Eastbourne through the eyes of the real people who lived it
  9. Discover Eastbourne shops from high street shops at The Beacon to the quaint Victorian shopping streets of Little Chelsea
  10. The spectacular cliffs tops of Beachy Head are a must see for all visitors to Eastbourne and the South Downs

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What's On Highlights

Brewers Towner Commission

Towner Art Gallery are pleased to announce that German artist Lothar Götz will transform the…

Openings

Season

1st June 2019-31st May 2021
Big Wheel (Eastbourne Eye)

This summer the Western Lawns will be home to the 35 metre tall ‘Eastbourne Eye’, offering…

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9th July 2020-2nd August 2020
Butts Brow Community Excavation

Uncover more about our Neolithic ancestors at Butts Brow and explore our Downland heritage. The…

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13th July 2020-2nd August 2020
Guided Walk along the seafront

Guided walk along Eastbourne Promenade, starting outside the Lifeboat Museum.

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19th July 2020

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26th July 2020

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2nd August 2020

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9th August 2020

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16th August 2020

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23rd August 2020

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30th August 2020

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6th September 2020

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13th September 2020

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20th September 2020

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27th September 2020

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4th October 2020

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11th October 2020

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18th October 2020

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25th October 2020
Market

Come and sample the delights of the UK and abroad as Eastbourne seafront is transformed into a…

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30th July 2020-2nd August 2020

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21st August 2020-31st August 2020
Quiz Nights

Join us on the first Tuesday of every month to test your general knowledge with our quiz night! £2…

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4th August 2020

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1st September 2020

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6th October 2020

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3rd November 2020

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1st December 2020
Open Mic Night

We are now introducing an open mic night on the second Wednesday of every month at 8pm. The event…

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12th August 2020

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9th September 2020

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14th October 2020
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With Matt Ford & Louise Cookman

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16th August 2020
Bubble Rush

The bubbliest family fun run!

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16th August 2020
Ocklynge Manor House

300 year old Ocklygne Manor will be open to the public in aid of St Wilfreds Hospice.

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22nd August 2020
Seeing the Neolithic with 2020 vision

Join Stephen Patton for an update on the latest excavations at Butts Brow and examine the site in…

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22nd August 2020
Bike Nites

Eastbourne's Bike Nites are back!

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26th August 2020

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30th September 2020
Tom Fitzpatrick's Take Five Jazz Club

On the last Thursday of each month various artists will take to the stage and perform an array of…

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27th August 2020

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26th September 2020

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31st October 2020

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28th November 2020

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26th December 2020
A Celebration of Land and Sea

Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club are pleased to be hosting their third, three-day, Celebration of Land…

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28th August 2020-31st August 2020
Artwave

Artwave returns this September! Artwave is delighted to bring you Lewes District’s annual…

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5th September 2020-20th September 2020
Wilmington Priory, The Landmark Trust

Enjoy free entry and exclusive guided tours to a range of heritage sites and attractions in and…

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11th September 2020-20th September 2020
Starlight Stroll

Save the date and Join St Wilfrid’s for their annual Starlight Stroll, now in its 6th year!

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12th September 2020
Sunshine Carnival

Celebrate as Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival makes a welcome return once again to Eastbourne seafront.…

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13th September 2020

Things To Do Highlights

Beachy Head Countryside Centre

The Countryside Centre has an Exhibition detailing the Geology, natural and general history of…

Guided Walks of Eastbourne

Find out about the fascinating history of Eastbourne, the 'Empress of Watering Places', with this…

Belle Tout Lighthouse at Dusk

Famous clifftop lighthouse featured in the TV series 'The Lives and Loves of a She Devil'.

Knockhatch Adventure Park

Come rain and shine, enjoy a fun action-packed family visit. The Park offers a wide range of…

Carpet Gardens at Sunset

Between the Bandstand & the Pier, the famous Carpet Gardens are the centrepiece of Eastbourne's…

Beach

From the Wish Tower to the Pier the main resort beaches offers clean bathing water, Lifeguard,…

Charleston

Charleston is presented to look as it did when the family lived here. To protect the atmosphere and…

Drusillas Park

Widely known as the best small zoo in Europe, Drusillas Park offers a fun-tastic day out that…

Walking Routes

Why not walk or cycle the South Down's Way. The route stretches for 90 miles between Eastbourne and…

Sovereign Park

This Park aims to preserve some of the shingle beach habitat that was once common along the south…

Holywell Retreat

Holywell Retreat is set at the foot of the South Downs, this quant little enclave boasts a popular…

Italian Gardens

These unusual and secluded lawned Gardens sit in a wooded amphitheatre carved out of the cliff face…

Fun Pool at Sovereign Centre

The facility offers a 88 station top of the range Life Fitness gym, fun pool with waves, flume and…

Long Man of Wilmington

The Long Man of Wilmington towers above the village of Wilmington. This faceless outline of a man…

The Birley Centre at Eastbourne College

The Birley Centre opened in September 2011 and offers a versatile space for a variety of performing…

Motcombe Swimming Pool

Motcombe Pool is a delightful and friendly pool. Built in 1904 it measures 18m by 7m and has warm…

Stone Cross Windmill

Stone Cross Windmill was built in 1875/6 and was in full operation up to the end of the 1930s. It…

Rathfinny Wine Estate

Rathfinny Wine Estate is a family-owned vineyard, established in 2010 by Mark and Sarah Driver and…

Accommodation Highlights

Arlington House

Spacious and stunning holiday home for extended families and friends close to town centre, beach…

The Langtons Guest House

Karen and Mark welcome you to their stylish Victorian seafront guest house. High quality en-suite…

Superking Sea View Room

Enjoy one of the best views, breakfasts & ratings in Eastbourne. We are a child friendly, family…

Best Western Lansdowne Hotel

Traditional, privately-owned seafront hotel overlooking the Western Lawns and the Wish Tower.…

Best Western York House Hotel

Our elegant Victorian hotel has the most stunning seafront position, just 20 yards from the beach,…

Pier12

6 stylish apartments offering the ultimate modern getaway with all the comforts of home.

Citrus Hotel

A 50 bedroom designer budget hotel on Eastbourne's seafront, offering fantastic value for money,…

Bramley & Teal

Bramley & Teal offers over 50 holiday cottages in and around Eastbourne, as well as a wider…

The View Hotel

Situated on the seafront with stunning panoramic views to all air conditioned public rooms. Many…

Southcroft Guest House

Friendly family home with comfortable rooms and relaxed atmosphere. Located in the Meads area of…

Bassets House

Privately-owned seafront guest house. Open all year. Out of season bargain breaks. Free…

Devonia

Terry & Carolyn welcome you to Devonia,situated in a superb location on Eastbourne's elegant…

Hydro Hotel

Situated on the South Cliff, the Hydro Hotel enjoys spectacular sea views from a unique garden…

Bay View Caravan Park

Situated at the end of a private road on the lovely Sussex Coast, Bay View Park is a touring and…

Little Downash Farm

At Little Downash we aim to make every visit memorable and it all starts with our picturesque…

The New England

Family-run, 9 bedroom guest house on the seafront in Eastbourne. Walking distance of town/Pier. …

Space to Relax

We are a friendly, family-run guest house offering relaxed accommodation in the quiet Lower Meads…

Exclusively Eastbourne Holiday Homes

Our extra-special holiday homes are in the choicest locations of Eastbourne and East Sussex. Each…

Beachside

With panoramic sea views and within easy walking distance of Eastbourne's pier, bandstand and town…

East Beach Hotel

A unique and elegant Victorian property situated in a prime position on the promenade in…

Mansion Lions Hotel

The Mansion (Lions) Hotel is situated directly on the seafront. We have bar and restaurant…

Kings Park Bungalow

On a quiet private park. Parking alongside the bungalow. 2 bedrooms. Well equipped. Sunny patio…

Ocklynge Manor

5 star Gold luxury B & B Ocklynge Manor sits within a 3/4 acre ancient walled garden and was once…

The Sherwood Guest House

Classical late Victorian establishment, privately owned, excellent value, personal attention to all…

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