White cliff by the sea in Beachy Head near The View Eastbourne
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Let's Explore Eastbourne

A visit to Eastbourne isn’t just about a day on the beach. There are so many things to see and do you might just have to book another night’s stay to fit it all in. Find a number of annual events and attractions in Eastbourne below, if you still can't find what you're looking for just ask our team when you arrive – we’ll even help you get there!

Aerial view of Eastbourne Air Show near The View Eastbourne

Eastbourne Air Show

Airbourne 2022 at The View Hotel. The Eastbourne International Airshow returns on 18 - 21 August 2022, so we can celebrate 28 years of airshow brilliance.

Come fly with us →

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Crowded Eastbourne International near The View Eastbourne

Nature Valley International Tennis

Held behind The View Hotel at the prestigious Devonshire Park Centre, Eastbourne boasts the return of this fantastic world-class lineup of WTA Premier level and ATP 250...

Game Point →

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Magnificent Motors Extravaganza near The View Eastbourne

Magnificent Motors Extravaganza

The largest free motoring spectacular takes part just meters from The View Hotel, With more than 900 vintage classic cars, motorbikes, buses and more. You'd be mad to miss this...

Start your drive →

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Police protecting people in emergency near The View Eastbourne

999 Emergency Services Display

Your chance to get a close look at emergency response vehicles, get on board a fire engine or ambulance, try out the hoses, and much more...

Find out more →

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People selecting for Beer & Cider near The View Eastbourne

Beer & Cider Festivals

Kick back and enjoy a mouthwatering selection of over 160 real ales and cask ciders at one of Eastbourne three beer & cider festivals only a few meters from The View Hotel...

Try something different →

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People's Marathon in Beachy Head near The View Eastbourne

Beachy Head Marathon

One of the biggest off road-marathons is back. Previously the Seven Sisters Marathon, this marathon and 10k run will bring thousands of runners across...

Ready, set, go! →

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Two chairs on the beach by the sea near The View Eastbourne

Beach Life

The south coast's fastest, coolest and most intense free sports festival is back! Spread over two days, you wont struggle to fill your day with outdoor pursuits and family fun... 

Start your beach life →

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Close up on Bonfire night & fireworks near The View Eastbourne

Bonfire Procession & Fireworks

Join us  for the annual bonfire procession along Eastbourne Seafront followed by a bonfire and fireworks display all from the comfort of our Artisan restaurant  balcony...

Light your torch →

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Rainbow flag in Eastbourne Pride near The View Eastbourne

Eastbourne Pride

Celebrate 51 years since the start of the pride movement with a truly inclusive community celebration. Let's make some unforgettable memories ...

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Interior of Eastbourne Theatres near The View Eastbourne

Eastbourne Theatres

Looking to catch a concert, show or family friendly panto performance? Eastbourne Theatres is the home of Congress Theatre, Devonshire Park Theatre and Winter Garden.

Is it behind you? Look now! →


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People's shopping area in Eastbourne near The View Eastbourne

Shopping in Eastbourne

From large high street brands to small local boutiques, Eastbourne has something for everyone when it comes to shopping in The Beacon Centre or over to Little Chelsea...

Shop till you drop →

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Aerial view of Eastbourne Bandstand near The View Eastbourne

Eastbourne Bandstand

Throughout the high season in Eastbourne there is live entertainment just a few hundred yards from the hotel at the Eastbourne Bandstand.

See what's on →

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White Cliffe of Beachy Head near The View Eastbourne

Beachy Head

Some of the most beautiful gardens on the south coast can be found in and around Eastbourne, known for its beautiful coastline and many scenic viewpoints including Beachy Head.​

Explore Beachy Head →

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Eastbourne Harbour Waterfront & Marina near The View Eastbourne

Eastbourne Harbour Waterfront & Marina

Take a stroll down to The Waterfront & Marina for a boat trip, live event or just a spot of people watching from one of the many restaurants and cafés on the front.​

Start your stroll →

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Name board of Drusillas Park near The View Eastbourne

Drusillas Park

Keeping the kids busy is child's play at Drusillas Park - a great family day out at what is widely regarded as the best zoo in East Sussex found only 8 miles from The View Hotel

Go monkey around →

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Eastbourne Sightseeing bus near The View Eastbourne

Eastbourne Sightseeing

See all the best views of Eastbourne year round on Eastbourne's topless sightseeing bus. Italian Gardens, Beachy Head and Burling Gap are just some of the stops...

Plan your trip now →

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The exterior of a Historical place near The View Eastbourne

Historical Sites

Historically speaking, there is an abundance of places to visit that are steeped in the rich history of Great Britain, read more on the local tourist information site...

Look back in time →

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People climbing in the Seven Sisters near The View Eastbourne

Walking Trails

Have you ever considered walking or riding through the south downs? If not, you should! With its award winning 161km trail. You'll be spoilt for routes to take...

Discover the trail for you →

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Western Parade Eastbourne

One of Eastbourne’s most popular beaches, Western Parade is a shingle beach with wooden groynes weaving through the landscape (great for shielding the wind!) 

Western Parade Beach →

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Eastbourne Grand Parade

A classic seaside bandstand and other vintage features also highlight Eastbourne’s heritage as you stroll along this beautiful beach.

Grand Parade Beach →

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Royal Parade Eastbourne

Quieter than the main beach and a little further from the main hub of Eastbourne, the Royal Parade beach is where the locals tend to go.

Royal Parade Beach →

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Birling Gap

This beautiful beach in Eastbourne sits at the bottom of the Seven Sisters, a set of chalk cliffs that have a staircase leading down the beach.

Birling Gap Beach →

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Holywell Beach

Once known as the Holywell retreat, the beach is back by The Italian Gardens with a tea chalet nestled within.  

Holywell Beach →

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