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Eastbourne

Tourist Information Centres

Tourist Information Centre, Cornfield Road, Eastbourne, BN21 4QA
Tel: 01323 415415
tic@eastbourne.gov.uk
www.visiteastbourne.com

Press Contact

Press Contact
Tracey Drake
Tel: 01323 415413
promotions@eastbourne.gov.uk
www.visiteastbourne.com

Trade Contact

Lisa Martin-Smith
Tel: 01323 415660
grouptravel@eastbourne.gov.uk
www.visiteastbourne.com

Destination

Set on the stunning South Coast and nestled at the foot of the South Downs National Park, this award-winning resort boasts a gorgeous seaside setting as well as a host of Sussex countryside to explore.
The picturesque seafront is three miles of beach heaven providing safe bathing zones, an abundance of seafront cafes and activities for all the family.
Don't miss a visit to the cosmopolitan Sovereign Harbour, Towner gallery and Beachy Head. Major events include Airbourne; one of the world’s biggest free seafront airshows and AEGON International Eastbourne tennis championships.

What's on Offer

Amenities

3 miles of promenade with some areas purpose-built for skating & cycling. Safe bathing beaches, watersports, boat trips, fishing, shingle nature reserve, boating lake, bandstand, lifeguards, bathing huts, seafront cafes.

Places to Visit

Towner, Eastbourne Pier, Sovereign Harbour, Redoubt Fortress & Military Museum, Eastbourne Bandstand, parks & gardens. Close to Drusillas Park, Michelham Priory, Pevensey Castle, Herstmonceux Castle. Picturesque East Dean, Alfriston, Beachy Head, Seven Sisters & Cuckmere Valley.

Entertainment

6 theatres to choose from and the busiest Bandstand in the UK you really are spoilt for choice when it comes to entertainment.
With West End shows, comedy clubs, live music, tribute shows and much more on offer.
Plus 6 screen multiplex cinema at Sovereign Harbour and Curzon cinema in the town centre.

Shopping

Eastbourne offers the perfect blend of independent boutiques, high street stores and traditional street markets. In the heart of the town is the Arndale Centre and just outside is the pedestrian precinct.
Head to the Waterfront at Sovereign Harbour for some great shops within an enchanting waterside setting.
Little Chelsea offers something a little different with an array of galleries and vintage boutiques.

Eating Out

Eastbourne has an array of restaurants, seafront cafes, traditional pubs with cuisine from all corners of the globe.
The cosmopolitan harbour offers a delightful setting perfect for a spot of alfresco dining.

Recreation & Sport

Enjoy Eastbourne's glorious coastline and choose from a variety of water sports including windsurfing, kayaking and paddle boarding. Birling Gap even offers one of the best surfing spots in the South East!
With Eastbourne marking the start of the South Downs Way explore this beautiful countryside by bike, foot & horseback.
Cyclists & skaters can enjoy a great selection of skate parks, tennis, golf, putting & bowls players have the luxury of some great courts and greens.

Conference & Business Facilities

Superb conference destination with free venue-finding service.
Contact: Laura Fear
Tel: 01323 415439

conference@eastbourne.gov.uk
www.conferenceeastbourne.com

Accommodation

Accommodation Booking Service
Contact: Liz Attwell
Tel: 01323 415435
accommodation@eastbourne.gov.uk

Getting There

Road

London & the North: M25, M23, A27 or the A22
Brighton & the West: A27

Rail

London Victoria - 80 minutes

Sea

Newhaven to Dieppe ferry service (20 mins). Channel Tunnel, Folkestone and Dover approx. 1.5 hours drive.

Air

London Gatwick: 1 hour by road or car; Heathrow & Stansted: 2 hours drive via the M25.