In 2018 our sponsors helped shape the walk fest and support engagement through our social media channels by donating some fantastic prize giveaways for our walkers. We thank them all for their continued support during the build-up to this year’s festival. If you think you are able to support the Eastbourne and Lewes Walking Festival – click on one of the buttons above to find out how!

Nordic Walking for Health

Nordic Walking for Health runs Nordic walking taster sessions and full courses as well as regular walks for competent Nordic walkers. Courses and walks take place on weekends and weekdays all year round in and around East Sussex.

They have submitted almost a third of the walks available during this year’s festival.

Click here to visit their website to find out more about Nordic Walking for health


Located at the start of the South Downs National Park, the 110 year old golf course employs a club professional and offers mens, ladies, seniors and junior competitions as well as a well-stocked golf shop.  If you are a non-golfer then there is no better place to sit and admire the great views from our bar or restaurant.

Address: East Dean Road, Eastbourne, BN20 8ES
Call: 01323 720827

Ordnance Survey Maps

We have teamed up with Ordnance Survey Maps where you Discover maps for all of GB, discover local walking, running and
cycling routes or create and share your own.

Ordnance Survey’s maps on all your devices. Walkers can enjoy a 10% discount on Standard OS Maps Subscriptions, Explorer, Landranger and Road maps. Just simply enter the code WALKFEST19 at the OS Shop checkout. Visit for more information and to sign up.

NB: It cannot be combined with other discounts or offers and does not apply to the already discounted map bundles, or to auto renewal subscriptions. Valid until 31 Dec 2019.

Jane De Weck Photography

Jane and Brooke will be swapping the studio for the forest this Walking Festival. Leading a walk that gives you the opportunity to learn some top tips on how to take some fantastic landscape photography.

Visit for all photography enquiries.

Call: 01323 727750


Visit  to view all of the great productions taking place this year! Tickets can be booked by at the Devonshire Park Theatre box office or Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre.

Call: 01323 412000


Visit for the timetable of tribute bands throughout the year. Book your tickets online, at the Seafront office or Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre.

Call: 01323 410611


This year’s Walk Fest Bourne2Walk trail takes in eight fantastic locations around Eastbourne. Find a Bourne2Walk poster in any one of the eight participating venues to kick start your festival walk and take part in a fabulous prize draw.

Walk or cycle to each venue and purchase a drink to receive your Bourne2Walk Trail Loyalty Card.

Venues include: Bellas Café, Eastbourne Downs Golf Course, Hydro Hotel, Tennis in the Park, Towner Café , Welcome Building Cafe, The Stage Door and the Beach Deck.

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