East Sussex - Eastbourne
5 or 6 Days - Tour number AB2029 & AB2030
Eastbourne enjoys a glorious location sheltered by the rolling South Downs. Long flowered promenades, beaches, pier and band stand.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Included In CostIncluded in Cost
- Coach travel
- 4 or 5 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- entertainment on some evenings
- entrance to Great Dixter House and Gardens
- return train journey including cream tea
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Brighton Pavillion by Jessica ShannonBrighton Pavillion by Jessica Shannon
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ItineraryDay 1 Morning departure for the journey to Eastbourne for a four/five night stay.
Day 2 Today a visit to Great Dixter for a private tour of the house and an exclusive chance to wander round the superb renowned garden, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. This is the home of the late Christopher Lloyd OBE who devoted his lifetime to creating one of the most experimental gardens of our time. Depart at 13.30 hours for a short trip by your coach to the nearby Kent & East Sussex Railway station at Northiam, to catch the steam train to Bodiam, which then returns to Tenterden at 15.10 hours. You will enjoy a cream tea on the return trip from Bodiam, whilst viewing the superb scenery of the Rother Valley and High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Day 3 A free day in Eastbourne (NB: On the 6 day tour there will be a 2nd free day at leisure) explore the museums and art galleries, shop, stroll along the promenade and visit the lovely Victorian pier with its new walkway and facilities.
Day 4 A drive into1066 country, with a combination of coast and countryside. Visiting Hastings, with ancient churches, buildings, unique fishing quarter, museums, antique shops, narrow streets and tea rooms. Continue on to Rye, with its quaint cobbled streets and historic half-timbered buildings for free time before returning to the charming market town of Battle, with its Battle Abbey and Battlefield.
Day 5/6 After breakfast, you will follow the coastal road through Newhaven and Peacehaven to Brighton for a lunch stop before continuing the homeward journey. Back to top
Your holiday hotel The Imperial Hotel
Imperial Hotel is just 2 minutes’ walk from the seafront in Eastbourne and offers traditional rooms. This Victorian seaside hotel features its own bar and restaurant.
NB: There are steps to the entrance.
Holiday insurance £21.50 (70 years and over £34.00)
N.B this is a change of hotel from that advertised in our brochure - 12 September hotel TBA