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Coach Holidays to Eastbourne

Search coach holidays to Eastbourne and find discounted coach tours and trips to Eastbourne and the surrounding area. Eastbourne coach holidays are available throughout the year from local departure points across the UK with a variety of coach opertators. Eastbourne and the South Downs are an ideal area for a coach tour as there are a wide variety of attractions and places of interest to explore. Visit Eastbourne, nestled at the foot of the South Downs, Eastbourne has plenty of attractions to cater for every need. You can enjoy clean and safe family friendly beaches and a traditional Victorian pier, or tour the South Downs, with its magnificent views and breathtaking scenery. This award winning seaside resort has plenty to offer, with an amazing range of activities, and exciting events for you to enjoy in Eastbourne, you will never be short of things to do.


Eastbourne

History

Beginning in the mid-l9th century, Eastbourne emerged from being a scattered community of hamlets, into the thriving resort that we know and love today. In 1849, a railway was connected to Eastbourne, which allowed tourism to develop. By 1850 Terminus Road was laid over what was previously a muddy path to the sea. The promenade was built and the pier opened in 1872. Eastbourne has gone on from strength to strength and remains a firm favourite for tourists looking for a coach holiday to the South Downs.

Places of interest / attractions in Eastbourne

Coach holidays to Eastbourne provides the opportunity to visit a wide range of attractions and places of interest.

Carpet Gardens

The famous Carpet Gardens are the centerpiece of Eastbourne's Promenade. Don't miss the vibrant displays of bedding plants, special planting features, cactus displays and fountains.

Dotto Trains

Run by stagecoach, a dotto train service is operated during the summer months only along the entire seafront promenade of Eastbourne. The two trains run a service between Holywell and Sovereign Harbour, with various stops along the way.

Eastbourne Pier

This traditional Victorian pier has plenty to offer anyone in need of a good day out. There are two large family entertainment centers, with amusements for every age, as well as various other attractions for all ages to enjoy.

Helen Gardens & Children's Playground

Situated in these beautifully laid out Gardens, The children's play area and gardens have plenty to offer any visitor to Eastbourne. Situated the top of the cliff overlooking the sea with spectacular views, Helens gardens also offers a 18 hole putting course, lawn bowls and petanque.

Italian Gardens

Tucked away below Helen Gardens at Holywell, these secluded Gardens sit in a wooded amphitheatre carved out of the cliff face not far from Holywell beach. The hollow in the chalk cliff face is due to the Garden's former use as a chalk quarry, which makes for an unusual but fantastic setting for these beautiful gardens.

Princes Park

A great place to enjoy with the family, Princes Park plays host to a range of features most popular of which is the model boating lake, and children's playground with paddling pool. The park his various onsite facilities with a café open during the summer months and adjacent toilets open all year during busiest hours.

Redoubt Fortress & Military Museum

Built in the early 1800's, the Redoubt Fortress has defended the Eastbourne coast for nearly 200 years.

Belle Tout Lighthouse

The Belle Tout lighthouse at Beachy Head, Eastbourne is well over 150 years old, and although having been replaced and no longer functioning, it is a famous landmark with an odd history.

Viewpoint Art Gallery Towner

A unique programmes of exhibitions from contemporary and historical visual art to activity programmes for all ages alongside displays from the important Towner art collection.

Main Beaches and Seafront

Offering clean bathing water, lifeguards, first aid and a kidzone wristband safe bathing zone at most beaches, it is easy to see how Eastbourne has become such a popular tourist destination. Many on beach facilities also include Showers, toilets, refreshment facilities, bathing facilities and much much more.

Falling Sands Beach

With rock pools full of marine life at low tide, gorgeous gardens and the dramatic chalk cliffs of Falling Sands. The lovely destination is located in a marine conservation area and is a site of special scientific interest.

Hampden Park

Host to Sporting and recreation facilities including football, rugby, cricket, indoor and outdoor bowls, tennis, a children's playground and BMX skate facility. The northern part of the park has a beautiful large lake, and extensive area of woodland.

Places of interest / attractions near Eastbourne

Coach holidays to Eastbourne provides the opportunity to visit a number of attractions and places of beauty in the South Downs.

The Observatory Science Centre - Hailsham

Set in the beautiful Sussex countryside, the Observatory Science Centre offers a unique and fun environment that is an ideal venue for a family day out. All ages will find something to entertain and educate, with a hands-on science and discovery learning opportunity among the domes and telescopes of a world-famous astronomical observatory there are hours of enjoyment for the entire family.

Seven Sisters Country Park

Seven Sisters Country Park comprises of nearly 700 acres of stunning views and untouched land. The Park name comes from the famous Seven Sisters chalk cliffs nearby.

Cuckmere Haven

A wonderful place to explore for groups of all ages, Stroll along the beautiful Cuckmere River all of which is part of the breathtaking Seven Sisters Country Park.

South Downs

The South Downs boast some of the most stunning views in the South East of England, comprising of chalk downland, which stretches approximately 160km across from Eastbourne to Winchester in Hampshire. The sensation views and peaceful atmosphere make it a wonderful day out for families, walkers or anyone in search of adventure.

Long Man of Wilmington - Wilmington

This mysterious giant of the South Downs has baffled archaeologists and historians for hundreds of years. Very little is known about an exact date or origin for this unusual feature of the South Downs, some estimate that the structure is prehistoric others have found links between Roman and Anglo-Saxon ornaments and coins.

Yesterday's World in Battle

An award winning museum, Yesterday's World in Battle not far from Eastbourne regarded as one of South East England's best loved attractions, and a great day out for all the family. Yesterday's World offers its visitors a look into the past, experience the look, feel and taste of 'how we lived' then at the turn of the century and beyond. http://www.yesterdaysworld.co.uk

Pevensey Bay

An old fishing village founded in the 17th Century at 'Wallsend', the end of the sea wall from Eastbourne. Even now it is only just above sea level, and at high tide in the winter, the sea sometimes breaks through the sea defenses.

Birling Gap - East Dean

The Birling Gap features a lovely beach that is ideal for seaside picnics and days out with the family. Its rock pools and areas of pebbles and sand, have earned its status as a marine nature reserve.

Old Town

Eastbourne's oldest village, home, to a 12th century pub, St Mary's Church, Pilgrims House, independent shopping streets, the stunning Manor Gardens and Motcombe Park and Lake. A Pleasant trip to escape the main streets and an excellent chance to explore.


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Special Events in Eastbourne in 2018

If you are considering a coach tour or coach trip to Eastbourne in 2018 the following are a selection of well attended events taking place in Eastbourne throughout the year. So if you are interested in attending these events search for your coach holiday to Eastbourne around these dates.


Airbourne Air Show 16th - 19th August 2018

Whenever you choose a coach holiday or coach tour to Eastbourne you are sure to find plenty to see and do. If you cannot find a suitable coach tour to Eastbourne contact us and let our experienced coach holiday operators help you find your perfect coach holiday.