The resort town of Eastbourne is on the southeast coast of East Sussex and is marked by Victorian piers and hotels, old bandstands and historic sites. The Eastbourne Pier is an iconic site where you can capture stunning photos and enjoy shopping, dining and live entertainment, while the seafront bandstand dates to the 1930s. Visitors can check out a military museum at Redoubt Fortress or view important modern British artists at the Towner Art Gallery.

For stunning photos, head for South Downs National Park to capture Instagrammable shots of the tall chalk cliffs and the famous lighthouse that dates to the early 20th century. To get out on the waters or watch the boats come in, stop at Sovereign Harbour or go canoeing at Princes Park. The golden sands of Eastbourne Beach offer plenty of relaxation, sun and surf. For exciting kid-friendly adventures, the region provides indoor-outdoor playgrounds and rides at Fort Fun, as well as traditional amusement park rides and mini-golf at Treasure Island Adventure Park.

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  • 10 Places Where Locals Love to Eat in Eastbourne

    If you're visiting Eastbourne and you're looking for great places to eat, you'll find just about every regional cuisine. You can find vegan and vegetarian options aplenty; lots of Greek, Italian and Mediterranean eateries; and great cafes.  You'll find down-home pub cuisine and outstanding wine and charcuterie board pairings. Check out some of the best local, authentic restaurants in Eastbourne for...

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