Eastbourne is a premium destination located on the south coast of England. Just 90 minutes from London, it is a great hub to call home during your stay. With a rich history and cultural offering from the promenade to the newly-refurbished Congress Theatre, you’ll find plenty going on during your stay.
WHAT’S GOING ON
CATCH A SHOW AT THE THEATRE
The newly-refurbish Congress Theatre opens in March with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Combined with the Devonshire Park Theatre, there’s always something going on to suit everyone.
Find out what’s on during your stay and book your tickets while you can.
HAVE A NIGHT OUT AT THE BANDSTAND
With tribute shows on Friday and Saturday nights, Wednesday and Sunday afternoon concerts, and firework nights, the Bandstand is a hive of activity. Known for being the busiest Bandstand in the UK, you’re sure to find something to your liking.
EXPLORE THE HISTORY OF THE TOWN
From the Redoubt Fortress to the Heritage Centre, there’s plenty of places to go to find out more about the history behind the town. Guided tours will take place of the fortress on the weekends and you can pop into the brand new Eastbourne Heritage Hub on Terminus Road.
Lewes is the historic County Town of East Sussex within the District of Lewes. Nestled within the South Downs Way – this quintessential little town is packed full of history. From Anne of Cleves’ House to Lewes Castle, there’s plenty to see for the history lover within you. Stroll down to the River Ouse and take in the aroma of Barley at the Harvey’s Brewery!
WHAT’S GOING ON
PAY A VISIT TO LEWES CASTLE AND MUSEUM
Climb to the top of this 1000 year old Norman Castle for stunning panoramic views across Sussex. The adjoining Barbican House is home to the Museum of Sussex Archaeology and houses local collections from the Stone Age to medieval times.
BE A GUEST AT ANNE OF CLEVES HOUSE
Find out about the part played by this beautiful medieval house in the story of one of England’s most famous Kings, Henry VII.
CATCH A FILM AT LEWES DEPOT CINEMA
This brand new state of the art three screen community cinema screens a variety of new releases, documentaries, classics and other films. Enjoy a locally sourced meal in their sophisticated restaurant, then sit back and relax to your chosen screening.