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Why you need to visit Eastbourne in 2022

Attractions, restaurants, hotels & more


A visit to Eastbourne is a must for 2022.

The charming resort town gives an air of stepping back in time, with its remarkable Victorian architecture, 19th-century pier and 1930s bandstand. Eastbourne’s quintessentially British beaches, picture-perfect scenery and stunning walks make it the perfect spot for a holiday – or a staycation – no matter whether you’re going solo or you have the whole family in tow! 

Not familiar with the area? No problem! We’ve rounded up some of the best places to visit in and near Eastbourne, with everything from where to stay to what to do while you’re there . 

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You’ll see breath-taking sights  

If you’re making a visit to Eastbourne, be sure to check out its natural beauty. The area is home to some spectacular attractions, including Beachy Head and The Seven Sisters, which offer picturesque views and scenic walking tracks. They’re the perfect spots to escape to if you fancy a bit of fresh air, so pack a picnic lunch, lace up your walking boots and don’t forget your camera to capture the white cliffs in all their glory ! 

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You can sample some delicious food

Whether you’re after a classic Sunday roast or a light lunch, you’ll find something to satisfy every craving during your visit to Eastbourne. Grab a table at Gr/Eat for a traditional Greek feast, tuck into some spectacular sashimi at Yoku Sushi or head to Godfrey’s Restaurant at The Devonshire Hotel for its classically British menu . 

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There’s an accommodation style to suit everyone

Whether you prefer a luxurious hotel or a delightful B&B, there are plenty of places from which to choose to guarantee that you have a comfortable stay when you visit Eastbourne. 

Fancy an ocean view? Check out Hydro Hotel for a four-star accommodation experience featuring an outdoor pool and some of the finest views of the coastline in Eastbourne. Prefer something lower-key? No problem! Opt for The Niche, an award-winning B&B nestled in the heart of Willingdon and against the backdrop of the National South Downs .

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There’s an impressive arts scene

If you’re making a visit to Eastbourne and fancy checking out the local art scene, there are several places that are worth a look. The Devonshire Park and Royal Hippodrome Theatres offer plays, pantomimes and musicals, including performances the kids will love. 

Looking for artsy places to visit in Eastbourne? The local art galleries, Towner Art Gallery and Nigel Greaves Gallery, both offer exciting exhibitions and works which have been showcased nationally in the media, including on ITV and BBC channels. Towner Art Gallery is also part of the Coastal Culture Trail.

Feeling inspired to visit Eastbourne? Check out our 2FOR1 deals to see if you can nab discounted tickets to the local attractions.


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