With panoramic sea views and within easy walking distance of Eastbourne's pier, bandstand and town centre, all apartments have a well equipped kitchen, comfortable living area, flat-screen digital TV, DVD, free WIFI and super-fast broadband

Guest House with 7 rooms, £89-£155 prpn

Explore more on foot this September throughout Eastbourne, the South Downs and Sussex Weald and choose from wine tasting walks, Nordic walking, heritage walks and much more.

Eastbourne Eagles are a speedway club located at Arlington Stadium, just outside the town. Between 1997-2014 they competed in the Elite League, the highest level of speedway in the UK. They were champions in 2000.[97] They now compete in the National League.[98] Arlington stadium also sees stock-car racing on Wednesday evenings in the summer months.[99]

Karen and Mark welcome you to their stylish Victorian seafront guest house. High quality en-suite accommodation, fantastic home-cooked breakfasts, close to pier and all amenities, easy parking. A superb seaside break.

Friendly family home with comfortable rooms and relaxed atmosphere. Located in the Meads area of town, a short distance from the start end of the South Downs Way National Park and close to the theatres, conference facilities and Town

Guest House with 9 rooms, £35-£48 pppnb

Guest Accommodation with 10 rooms, £40-£112 prpnb

Eastbourne's greater area comprises the town of Polegate, and the civil parishes of Willingdon and Jevington, Stone Cross, Pevensey, Westham and Pevensey Bay village. All are part of the Wealden District. Within Eastbourne's limits are:

1k and 3k open water swimming challenges - just do it!

The Eastbourne (Blue Book) Directory for 1938 lists 39 independent schools in the town. With the fall of France in June 1940, and the risk of invasion, most left – the majority never to return.[20] By 2007, the number had reduced to just four: St. Andrew's School, Eastbourne College, St. Bede’s Preparatory School and Moira House Girls' School.

On 30 July 2014, a fire broke out in the middle building of the pier. BBC News reported that 80 firefighters attended the scene. One third of the pier was badly damaged.[113]

Guest Accommodation with 32 rooms, £45-£500 pppn, £44-£500 pppnb, £99-£500 prpn, £30-£500 prpnb

A beautiful 5-star Victorian themed guest house, with immaculate en suite rooms, only 40 metres from the beach and a 5 min walk to the town centre.

Featuring some of the best RAF and international flying display teams!

One feature that has always been heavily promoted is Eastbourne's floral displays, most notably the Carpet Gardens along the coastal road near the pier. These displays, and the town as a whole, frequently win awards – such as the 'Coastal Resort B' category in the 2003 Britain in Bloom competition.

Containing over 1,500 articles about the history of Eastbourne, the Society's indexed journal, The Eastbourne Local Historian, is the major historical resource for the town and has been published quarterly since its inception in 1970.[34] Over the years, the Society has published various books about the history of Eastbourne, seven of which are currently in print.

‘Well I gave him roasted toadstools and a glass of dandelion wine,

Eastbourne has 6 state secondary schools, 17 state primary schools, 1 primary special school and 2 secondary special schools. Parts of the University of Brighton are based in the Meads area of the town. There are several language colleges and schools, with students coming mainly from Europe.[70]

Guest House with 6 rooms, £35-£50 pppnb

Penhale Holiday Flats are located in a quiet residential road just off the sea front, close to Princes Park. All flats are maintained to a high standard to provide clean and comfortable accommodation for 1-3 people. FREE PRIVATE CAR PARK.

Walk or run the 4.1 mile length of Eastbourne's seafront.

Bramble Guest House provides a friendly & relaxed atmosphere. All rooms are large, comfortably furnished, with hospitality tray and TV. Located close to town centre, hospital, colleges & retirement homes. Free Wi-Fi and on-site parking.

Several bands have formed in Eastbourne, including Toploader,[156] Easyworld,[157] the Divided,[158] ROAM and the Mobiles.[159] Musician Robin Romei is a resident of Eastbourne, and has written a song named after the town.[160]

Hotel with 36 rooms, £50-£375 prpn

Following the Norman conquest, the Hundred of what is now Eastbourne, was held by Robert, Count of Mortain, William the Conqueror's half brother. The Domesday Book lists 28 ploughlands, a church, a watermill, fisheries and salt pans.[7]

Eastbourne's population is growing; between 2001 and 2011 it increased from 89,800 to 99,412. The 2011 census shows that the average age of residents has decreased as the town has attracted students, families and those commuting to London and Brighton.[3]

..feel the energy of our endless blue skies, sweeping South Downs countryside, colourful art scene and warm sunshine, as Visit Eastbourne guides you through charming places to stay, vibrant events and bucket-loads of things to do. A short break in Eastbourne will leave you feeling…

A 14th century Manor House, nestling in the beautiful Sussex Downs. Surrounded by 4 acres of landscaped gardens.

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One of the museums in Eastbourne is How We Lived Then, a museum of shops and local history, with exhibits representing complete scenarios such as shops and houses with life sized dummies. The museum contains more than 100,000 exhibits, covering the period from the 1800s to the Second World War.[75]

Voted UK's best free airshow, see fast jets, aerobatics, military displays, pleasure flights, fireworks and the Airbourne Live stage all return in August. See the Red Arrows, Chinook, Typhoon and much more.


As a seaside resort, Eastbourne derives a large and increasing income from tourism, with revenue from traditional seaside attractions augmented by conferences, public events and cultural sightseeing. The other main industries in Eastbourne include trade and retail, healthcare, education, construction, manufacturing, professional scientific and the technical sector.[2]

Explore more of Eastbourne, the Sussex Weald and the South Downs National Park with many free guided walks this Autumn.

Guest accommodation with 8 bedrooms. A warm, friendly welcome awaits in this Victorian family-run guest house. Enjoy a full English breakfast using locally sourced ingredients, including local butchers' sausages. Totally non-smoking.

Family run hotel with resident owners. Good home cooking, freshly made. Close to pier, promenade, town centre, attractive listed building.

Guest House with 11 rooms, £35-£52 pppnb, £89-£136 prpnb

Take an Adventure Boat trip ride from Sovereign Harbour to Beachy Head

Flint minerys and Stone Age artefacts have been found in the surrounding countryside, and there are Roman remains buried beneath the town, such as a Roman bath and section of pavement between the present pier and the redoubt fortress, and a Roman villa near the entrance to the pier and the present Queens Hotel.[4] An Anglo-Saxon charter, circa 963 AD, describes a landing stage and stream at Bourne.

Ground displays open 10am - 6pm daily, with flying from lunchtime until approx. 5pm. The Airbourne Live beach stage continues into the early evening.