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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.

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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

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.

An Evening at Eastbourne Bandstand

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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Great Winter Offers

What's On This Winter

Eastbourne Remembers

Eastbourne Remembers exhibition at the Pavilion

Mon 19 Mar 2018 - Tue 26 Mar 2019

The Everyday and Extraordinary

The Everyday and Extraordinary

Sat 29 Sep 2018 - Sun 6 Jan 2019

Simon Ling

Simon Ling

Sat 13 Oct 2018 - Sun 27 Jan 2019

Hannah Perry: GUSH

Hannah Perry: GUSH

Sat 10 Nov 2018 - Sun 27 Jan 2019

Christmas at Drusillas

Christmas at Drusillas

Sat 17 Nov 2018 - Tue 1 Jan 2019

Eastbourne Christmas Market

Christmas Market

Fri 30 Nov - Sun 23 Dec 2018

cinderella

Cinderella

Fri 7 Dec 2018 - Sun 13 Jan 2019

Stage & Screen Quiz

Stage and Screen Quiz

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Secret Santa

Secret Santa – The Frost Files

Fri 14 - Sun 16 Dec 2018

A Christmas Spectacular

The Rattonians: A Christmas Spectacular

Thu 20 - Sat 22 Dec 2018

Secret Santa

Secret Santa – The Frost Files

Fri 21 - Mon 24 Dec 2018

Christmas Day at the Bandstand

Christmas Day Concert

Tue 25 Dec 2018

Boxing Day at the Bandstand

Boxing Day Concert

Wed 26 Dec 2018

Secret Santa

Secret Santa – The Frost Files

Thu 27 Dec 2018 - Tue 1 Jan 2019

New Years Day at the Bandstand

New Years Day Concert

Tue 1 Jan 2019

Quiz Nights

Quiz Nights

Tue 1 Jan 2019

Quiz Nights

Quiz Nights

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Disney’s Aladdin Jr

Disney’s Aladdin Jr

Wed 20 - Sat 23 Feb 2019

Gaelforce Dance

Gaelforce Dance

Fri 1 Mar 2019

Sooty's Magic Show

Sooty's Magic Show

Sun 3 Mar 2019

Eastbourne Half Marathon

Eastbourne Half Marathon

Sun 3 Mar 2019

Trial By Laughter Eastbourne

Trial By Laughter

Tue 5 - Sat 9 Mar 2019

Quiz Nights

Quiz Nights

Tue 5 Mar 2019

Showaddywaddy

Showaddy waddy 2019

Sat 9 Mar 2019

Caroline's Kitchen

Caroline's Kitchen

Tue 12 - Sat 16 Mar 2019

Coastal Trail Running - Birling Gap

Coastal Trail Running

Sat 16 Mar 2019

Dear Zoo

Dear Zoo Live!

Sun 17 - Mon 18 Mar 2019

Music Hall Tavern

Music Hall Tavern

Fri 22 Mar 2019

Dan Snow

Dan Snow

Mon 25 Mar 2019

Dara-O'Briain

Dara O'Briain

Thu 28 Mar 2019

Ben Portsmouth Is Elvis

The King is Back

Sat 30 Mar 2019

Elvis - The Legend

Elvis - The Legend

Sat 30 Mar 2019

Quiz Nights

Quiz Nights

Tue 2 Apr 2019

The Dream Boys

The Dreamboys 2019

Thu 4 Apr 2019

Mike & Mechanics

Mike + The Mechanics

Fri 5 Apr 2019

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