Eastbourne Xmas 5 Days - 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, cinemas, museums, shows, concerts and dancing in the Winter Gardens. 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.
Day 1 - Outward Travel
Day 2 - Hastings Christmas Eve
Hastings has undergone extensive regeneration in recent years, the centrepiece of which is the new £15m pier. /nAttractions include the Shipwreck Museum, Castle and Jerwood Gallery. The Old Town features an array of delightful independent shops and a cliff railway./nHastings also has a miniature steam railway (seasonal variations to opening) which has been open since 1948!/n
Day 3 - Christmas Day
Day 4 - Lewes Boxing Day
Its medieval streets, old English churches and tiny twittens (a Sussex word for alleyway) allow visitors a glimpse into the true essence of bygone Lewes./nSurrounded by chalk cliffs, the townscape is dominated by the remains of a Norman castle and is home to the townhouse of Anne of Cleves (closed through much of Dec/Jan)./nLewes also claims host to numerous contemporary art galleries and historic & special interest sites including the once mighty Priory of St. Pancras (entry fees may apply)./n
Day 5 - Return Travel
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. With spacious public rooms which include a bar, snooker room, sun lounge and two restaurants, the Queens Hotel has plenty to keep you entertained whilst you’re on your coach holiday to Eastbourne. There are several function rooms; including the Princes Suite with its own bar where entertainment is provided most evenings. In addition, there are two lifts that serve all floors, and a wheelchair lift that is now available between the ground floor’s two levels.