Eastbourne is a resort town on the coast, with its popular Pier full of entertainment, souvenir shops as well as a Camera Obscura with a 360-degree view of the seafront. There are many Victorian Hotels along the seafront. With it’s breathtaking scenery, there are many things to enjoy in this coastal location.
It has a 3-mile-long seafront promenade extending along pebble beaches, perfect for taking a stroll and taking in its beautiful sights. You can also admire the Carpet Gardens being the promenade’s Centerpiece, with vibrant displays of plants from around the world and fountains.
Or for a different scenery, head to Beachy Head, with its stunning snow-white cliff, you can take in it’s beautiful views and see from above the Belle Tout Lighthouse at the foot of the Cliff.
You can visit the Eastbourne Redoubt fortress, which now houses 3 excellent military collections, including artifacts and displays relating to the Royal Sussex county’s regiment.
There is a new Arndale Shopping Centre in the center of town, and has also helped with an influx of new Restaurants in the area to enjoy a delicious dining selection.
Getting around Eastbourne is best done by car, or by Bus.
There are many Buses operating throughout Eastbourne getting you around easily to see the sights, and there are also services travelling to other surrounding areas.
There are some areas you can walk, such as the promenade, around town among a few however it is best to get to these destinations by transport.
Eastbourne Railway station is one of two railway stations in town, the other one is called Hampden Park Station and can get you into London in an hour ½, among many other destinations.
You can get a taxi around Eastbourne however it can be costly, but there are taxis available at all times from ranks either side of the Railway station.