What’s On

Eastbourne boasts award-winning clean beaches and excellent seafront facilities.  With an average of 34.6 hours of sunshine a week, the resort has also been named the sunniest place in Britain in the Halifax Quality of Life Survey.

And Eastbourne has far more to offer than sea and sunshine.  There are first class shopping facilities, museums, theatres, cinemas, restaurants, pubs and a buzzing nightlife.

Eastbourne also marks the start of the South Downs and the 100 mile-long South Downs Way, a popular and relaxing route for walking, cycling and bird-watching holidays. If the fresh sea air inspires you, you may like to take a gentle cliff-top walk along the impressive white cliffs, of which Beachy Head is the most famous.  The highest chalk sea cliff in Britain, Beachy Head rises 530 feet above the sea below and is well worth a visit. Beyond Beachy Head is the Seven Sisters country park, an ideal destination for nature lovers.

Or how about a gentle round of golf?  Eastbourne itself boasts three golf courses, with no less than six more within easy travelling distance.

Eastbourne’s Official Tourism website has listings of local attractions, activities, beaches and shopping as well as details of all major events such as International Tennis week, Airbourne Airshow, Feastbourne, Beachy Head Marathon, our Beer festival, Bandstand Concerts and much more:


Theatres, event diary for the Congress, Devonshire, Winter garden and Hippodrome.


Seafront Bandstand


Eastbourne Heritage Centre


Towner Art Gallery


Redoubt Fortress and Military Museum


Beachy Head


Seven Sisters Country Park



Royal Eastbourne Golf Club, founded in 1887


Eastbourne Downs Golf Club, founded in 1908


Events 2016 & 2017

18-25 June, 2016   and 25 June – 01 July, 2017 AEGON International  Tennis Week, Devonshire Park.  Pre-Wimbledon matches, a super opportunity to spot world famous tennis athletes.

11-14 August, 2016 Airbourne Airshow Eastbourne’s Famous Free Air Show

Four days of action packed flying displays on the seafront. Book one of our seafront rooms for a spectacular view.

29 October, 2016 Beachy Head Marathon

Entries are now open for the 2016 Beachy Head Marathon on 29 October (currently awaiting confirmation of 2017 date). Enter online at Runners World website. We offer  free porridge at breakfast for all brave runners.  One of the most challenging marathons in the UK.

06-08 October, 2016 Eastbourne Beer Festival

The biggest beer festival in East Sussex takes place annually at the Winter Garden, Eastbourne.

More details of these events and more at Visit Eastbourne: www.visiteastbourne.com

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