Eastbourne 5 Day Festive - Queens Hotel
Eastbourne is one of Britain's more elegant resorts, enjoying a glorious location on the South Coast. Because it is sheltered by Beachy Head and the South Downs it has an excellent sunshine record, always coming around the top of the sunshine league. It has a spacious promenade to stroll along and the world-famous Carpet Gardens line the seafront. Eastbourne has clean inviting beaches predominantly of shingle leading to sand at low tide and offering excellent bathing. There's plenty to see and do with first class shops, museums, carnivals, shows, concerts, dancing in the Winter Gardens and cinemas. There is also a large variety of sporting facilities, whether you want to play or spectate, such as boating, bowls, golf, putting, and walking on the South Downs.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Christmas Festive ProgrammeMonday
Sherry reception on arrival followed by dinner and dancing.
Tuesday (Alias Christmas Eve) Full Day Excursion to Brighton
Brighton is famous for its graceful Regency buildings, the exotic iron-domed Pavilion built by the Prince Regent, its two piers and the enticing series of byways, known as 'The Lanes', with their many small shops. We return to our hotel in time for dinner after which the evening is filled with dancing and entertainment.
Wednesday (Alias Christmas Day)
Morning competition to guess the weight of the Christmas Cake. Traditional Christmas lunch with 'Santa' and presents. Afternoon tea and games. Dinner followed by dancing and entertainment.
Thursday (Alias Boxing Day) Half Day Excursion to Hastings
We visit Hastings, with the old town having a narrow High Street, which runs up from the Fisherman's Harbour and the Fishermen's Museum in a old Victorian Chapel. Back at the hotel enjoy a pre-lunch glass of punch followed by Grand Boxing Day Lunch. Free afternoon followed by dinner and fancy dress farewell dance (please bring a costume).
Depart hotel after breakfast.
Individual hotel programmes may differ slightly from this programme.
Queens Hotel - Eastbourne
This magnificent Victorian hotel is situated in an outstanding position overlooking the pier. All 125 bedrooms have central heating and bath or shower and WC. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, intercom, hair dryer and TV with radio channels.
Spacious public rooms include a bar, snooker room, sun lounge and two restaurants. Several function rooms including the Princes Suite with its own bar where entertainment is provided most evenings. Two lifts serve all floors and a wheelchair lift is now available between the ground floor's two levels. Extensive car parking. Tel:01323 722822
AA Three Star Rated
Note for clients with a mobility impairment: There is good access to the hotel but the ground floor is split level and there are several stairs between the Reception and the lift and Restaurant. A stair lift is available. There are no ground floor bedrooms but all bedrooms are on the same level as the two lifts. Please ensure you submit a Special Needs form if you have a mobility impairment.