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Welcome to the UK's sunniest place!

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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
Eastbourne Big Bike Ride

“It’s time to dust off your bike and get ready for a brand new event - The Eastbourne Big Bike…

Openings

Season

22nd June 2020-28th June 2020
John Davis' Funfair

A travelling traditional funfair attracting local and staying visitors.

Openings

Season

27th June 2020-12th July 2020
Big Band & Swing Sound

Our Big Band evenings are performed by some of our best local Big Bands and Military Bands. The…

Openings

Season

2nd July 2020
Guided Walk along the seafront

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

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5th July 2020

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12th July 2020

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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
Little Lily Harley

The new Rudes show is the extraordinary story of Charlie Chaplin’s childhood and how he made comedy…

Openings

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5th July 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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7th July 2020

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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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8th July 2020

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12th August 2020
Beach Life Drive-In Movies

Join Beach Life 2020 for a new drive-in movie festival screening of family favourites at…

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11th July 2020-12th July 2020
Butts Brow Community Excavation

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

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13th July 2020-2nd August 2020
Creepy Crawlies Day

Creep down to Drusillas Park and meet some amazing mini monsters.

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23rd July 2020
Royal London One-Day Cup 2020 (Sussex v Kent)

Sussex Sharks will take on eastern neighbours Kent in the Royal London Cup at Eastbourne on Friday…

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24th July 2020
Making a (Sussex) name for yourself

Ever been called a Scaddle by a Bozzler after too many Bumboos? Join Kelly van Doorn to explore how…

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Season

25th July 2020
Kids Disco Party Nights

Join the party with DJ Oli, playing music from the charts, plus some family favourites, the kids…

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28th July 2020
Bike Nites

Eastbourne's Bike Nites are back!

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29th July 2020

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26th August 2020

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30th September 2020
Chase and Marshall from Paw Patrol

Get ready for action as two of PAW Patrol's finest recruits, Chase and Marshall, return to…

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29th July 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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30th July 2020

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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
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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27th August 2020-31st August 2020

Things To Do Highlights

The Story of Eastbourne

The Story of Eastbourne exhibition and heritage hub tells the story of Eastbourne through the eyes…

Motcombe Gardens

A compact garden with a pond that is the source of the Bourne Stream from which Eastbourne derives…

Michelham Priory

Explore Michelham’s fascinating 800 year history, from its foundation by Augustinian canons,…

Towner Art Gallery

This trial is designed to link the three Sussex seaside towns of Eastbourne, Bexhill and Hastings.…

The Llama Park

Llamas, alpacas and reindeer park. Coffee shop serving sussex cream teas and a shop full of alpaca…

Eastbourne Kayak and Surf Hire

We give customers a great opportunity to experience Eastbourne by Kayak and stand up paddle. And a…

Eastbourne Downs Golf Course

We are set in one of the most envied positions for any golf course. High on a plateau behind Beach…

South Downs National Park

The Downs around Eastbourne are recognised as an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Emma Mason - Cafe Projects

Emma Mason Gallery specialises in original prints by British printmakers working from the post-war…

Shinewater Sports Centre

Sports hall and meeting/function rooms for a variety of sports and activities, along with a snooker…

Cuckmere Haven

The old meanders of the Cuckmere River running through Cuckmere Haven are recognised and admired by…

Long Man of Wilmington

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

Towner Art Gallery

Collecting and exhibiting contemporary art for nearly 100 years, Towner Eastbourne presents an…

Knockhatch Adventure Park

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

The Wish Tower

There were 74 Martello Towers built on the south coast between Folkestone and Seaford. Originally…

Newhaven Fort

Newhaven Fort is an award-winning attraction which offers the perfect family day out. There are…

Towner Auditorium

The Towner Cinema is a cosy setting nestled within the Towner Art Gallery. Opened in 2019, the…

Eastbourne Beaches

Marine Parade Beaches from the Pier to The Pavilion is popular with both visitors and residents of…

Accommodation Highlights

Exclusively Eastbourne Holiday Homes

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

Bay View Caravan Park

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

New Wilmington Hotel

Our charming hotel offers the perfect stop for groups, couples and families in search of a relaxing…

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…

The Sheldon

Perfectly located, family owned bed and breakfast with FREE private parking, FREE fast in-room…

Ocklynge Manor

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

The New England

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

Bramley & Teal

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

East Beach Hotel

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

Beamsley Lodge

Family run providing a relaxed atmophere on a prime seafront location with some private parking.…

Southcroft Guest House

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

The Mowbray

Set in an Edwardian building, the Mowbray is an outstanding AA 4 Star Accommodation.The keynote of…

Atlanta Guesthouse

The Atlanta is located directly on Eastbourne seafront and just a short walk from the town centre. …

Best Western York House Hotel

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

Beachside

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

Bassets House

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

Arlington House

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

The View Hotel

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

Superking Sea View Room

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

Hydro Hotel

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

Best Western Lansdowne Hotel

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

Pier12

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

Space to Relax

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

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