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Explore Eastbourne with Michaela Strachan

Explore Eastbourne with Michaela Strachan

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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 delis for the perfect break.

Watch our exclusive videos below and discover Michaela's highlights for yourself.

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Culture & Heritage

Food & Drink

Coast & Shore

Visit Michaela's Tour Highlights

Visit Michaela's Tour Highlights: Coast & Shore

Birling Gap at Sunset

Birling Gap

Birling Gap is a beautiful and tranquil enclosed pebble beach set below the dramatic backdrop of the Seven Sisters cliffs.

South Downs

South Downs National Park

The Downs around Eastbourne are recognised as an area of outstanding natural beauty. The dramatic 530 feet high cliffs of Beachy Head give stunning views over the Eastbourne and the English Channel.

Beachy Head

Beachy Head

The dramatic 530 feet high cliffs of Beachy Head give stunning views over Eastbourne and the English Channel.

Helen Gardens, Eastbourne

Putting

Helen Garden

This beautifully laid out garden is perched on the top of the cliff overlooking the sea. 18 hole putting course, lawn bowls and petanque.

Italian Gardens, Eastbourne

Italian Gardens

Hidden away below Helen Gardens at Holywell are the Italian Gardens. These unusual and secluded lawned Gardens sit in a wooded amphitheatre carved out of the cliff face just yards from Holywell beach.

Falling Sands at Holywell beach

Holywell Retreat

Holywell Retreat is set at the foot of the South Downs, this quaint little enclave boasts a popular café, beach huts/chalets, cliffside Italian Gardens, fossil hunting and rock pooling. The Dotto land train stops here.

Eastbourne Pier

Eastbourne Pier

Eastbourne Pier has a variety of shops, a chippy, cafe, tea rooms, Atlantis nightclub, fishing and fantastic views of the English Channel.

Food & Drink Highlights

The Mirabelle Restaurant

Mirabelle Restaurant

Grand Hotel

The Mirabelle brings you cuisine at the cutting edge. The creativity and sheer quality of the dishes produced by the Head Chef and his team, has won numerous awards.

Rathfinny Wine Estate

Rathfinny Wine Estate

A significant family-owned Sussex vineyard & fine wine producer. Beautiful vineyard B&B, winery private hire, bookable tours & cellar door in historic Alfriston.

Grazing Plate

Barley Sugar Artisan Delicatessen

Barley Sugar now has an artisan deli at both of our Eastbourne stores. As an independent delicatessen, we specialise in top quality produce from the UK and the continent, but with a particular emphasis on local Sussex produce.

The Waterfront, Sovereign Harbour

The Waterfront

Sovereign Harbour Marina

Opened in 1993, Sovereign Harbour is northern Europe’s largest composite marina complex and boasts four linked harbours and the hugely popular Waterfront retail and restaurant development.

Relax at Seasons, The Waterfront

4Seasons - Fine Food & Drink

At 4Seasons our desire is to make your experience enjoyable, memorable and, of course, delicious! All of our produce is specifically chosen on a seasonal basis.

Numerous mouth watering delights

The Beach Deck

The Beach Deck is one of the few places you can truly relax whilst enjoying delicious dishes, inspired by the jaw dropping beach surroundings right on Eastbourne seafront.

The Art House, Eastbourne

The Art House

The Art House café is a drop-in creative venue set over two floors. Offering locally roasted coffees and artisanal breakfasts, lunches and treats.

Culture & History Highlights

Redoubt Fortress

Redoubt Fortress

Discover over 200 year of history at this iconic seafront fortress, recognised by English Heritage as being of national importance.

Michelham Priory

Michelham Priory

Explore Michelham’s fascinating 800 year history, from its foundation by Augustinian canons, through the destruction caused by the dissolution of the monasteries in Tudor times and into its later life as a country house.

Towner

Towner Art Gallery

Towner, the contemporary art museum, is Eastbourne's new art gallery and centre for the visual arts in the South East.

Coastal Culture Trail

Coastal Culture Trail

Towner Art Gallery

The De La Warr Pavilion, Jerwood Gallery, and Towner – three of the most exciting visual arts galleries in the UK - have joined forces to create a cultural trail which promises a fabulous weekend of great art, great food.

Eastbourne Bandstand Evening Concert

Eastbourne Bandstand

Eastbourne is proud of its well preserved 1930's bandstand. Here you can enjoy a variety of concerts from Tribute Bands and 1812 Firework Concerts to Military Bands

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Quench & Revive

Eating and drinking at Sovereign Harbour waterfront

2 night wine tasting breaks from just £142 per person, including 1 day wine tour and lunch in Sussex.

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Entertain Me

Vintage teas at the Lansdowne Hotel in Eastbourne

2 nights for the price of 1, vintage teas and theatre ticket discounts when booking with VisitEastbourne.

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Step Back in Time

Clifftop sea views at the Hydro Hotel in Eastbourne

3 nights for the price of 2 in an art deco hotel and discounts to Michelham Priory when booking through VisitEastbourne.

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