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A premier coastal retreat

A premier coastal retreat

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

Lothar Götz: Dance Diagonal - Brewers Towner Commission

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

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1st June 2019-31st May 2021
Ravilious Gallery

The Ravilious Gallery and Collection Library, is a dedicated space presenting changing exhibitions…

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22nd November 2019-6th September 2020
BRINK Caroline Lucas curates the Towner Collection

Caroline Lucas, the Green Party's first MP, selects works from the Towner Collection

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23rd November 2019-6th September 2020
Alan Davie & David Hockney: Early Works

Major exhibition of Alan Davie (1920–2014) and David Hockney (b. 1937) exploring the convergence…

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2nd March 2020-20th September 2020
Lawrence Abu Hamdan: This whole time there were no

Presentation of Lawrence Abu Hamdan's installation, This whole time there were no landmines,…

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6th March 2020-18th September 2020
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 2020-31st August 2020
DQ Play Your Way

Devonshire Park’s World Renowned Tennis Courts Open to Public for Once in a Lifetime…

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20th July 2020-31st August 2020
Circus Berlin

Continental Circus Berlin offers an amalgamation of brilliant Circus acts, music & real youthful…

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7th August 2020-16th August 2020
Guided Walk along the seafront

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

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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
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 August 2020-14th August 2020
Circus of Horrors

The Circus of Horrors is heading to Eastbourne

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15th August 2020
Market

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

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21st August 2020-31st August 2020
Summer Music Festival

Eastbourne Summer Music Festival 2020. A weekend family friendly music festival set in the…

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22nd August 2020-23rd 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
Bike Nites

Eastbourne's Bike Nites are back!

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26th August 2020

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30th September 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
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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1st September 2020

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6th October 2020

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3rd November 2020

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1st December 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

Things To Do Highlights

DC3 Workshop

Devonshire Collective is a creative hub to develop emerging, mid-career and established artists…

Pevensey Court House Museum & Gaol

Discover Pevensey's former Court House, Gaol and Town Hall dating back to Tudor times. Visit the…

Eastbourne Pier

Eastbourne pier has a variety of shops etc. There's the chippy, The Waterfront Inn, Camera Obscura,…

Towner Art Gallery

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

Long Man of Wilmington

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

Beach

Outstanding views back along the coast toward the Pier. Within easy reach of toilets and…

Hampden Park Sports Centre

Sports Hall for a variety of sports and activities, along with an outdoor multicourt, all weather…

Carpet Gardens at Sunset

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

Fisherman's Green

Leisure area by the seafront featuring 4 tennis courts and 2 full size basketball courts in…

Eastbourne Downs Golf Course

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

Rathfinny Wine Estate

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

Drusillas Park

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

Devonshire Park

Eastbourne’s oldest park probably dating from around 1873 or 1874 when the Devonshire Park Company…

Firle Place

Originally Tudor, Firle Place is the home of the Gage family and has been for over 500 years.

Italian Gardens

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

Tenpin Eastbourne

With 20 bowling lanes, a medieval themed Laser Quest arena with a 30 player capacity, a games…

Alfriston Clergy House

Rare 14th century Wealden 'hall house' was the first building to be acquired by the National Trust…

The Art House

The Art House café is a drop-in creative venue set over two floors. Offering locally roasted…

Accommodation Highlights

Best Western Lansdowne Hotel

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

Beamsley Lodge

Family run Bed & Breakfast providing a relaxed atmosphere on a prime seafront location with some…

Penhale Holiday Flats

Penhale Holiday Flats are located in a quiet residential road just off the sea front, close to…

Devonia

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

Exclusively Eastbourne Holiday Homes

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

Superking Sea View Room

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

Bay View Caravan Park

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

Bramley & Teal

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

Hydro Hotel

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

The Grand Hotel

"England's finest resort hotel"- as described by the RAC. 152 bedrooms and suites, dramatic public…

East Beach Hotel

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

Best Western York House Hotel

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

Bassets House

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

Garfield Guest House

We are a small, family-run bed and breakfast providing a warm, friendly welcome. We aim to provide…

Little Downash Farm

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

Mansion Lions Hotel

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

Citrus Hotel

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

Atlanta Guest House

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

Pier12

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

New Wilmington Hotel

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

Southcroft Guest House

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

Space to Relax

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

The Mowbray

Set in an Edwardian building, the Mowbray is an outstanding AA 4 Star Accommodation.

Cumberland Hotel

Wonderful seafront position opposite the Bandstand. Elegant foyer and lounges. Breathtaking…

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