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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Eastbourne 'The Bluebell Railway' The Queens Hotel

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TBAK8564

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Holiday Highlights

• Train ride on the Bluebell Express

• Entrance to Sheffield Park Gardens originally laid out in the 18th century by Capability Brown

• Entrance to romantic Hever Castle

• Explore the 125 acres of spectacular gardens at the castle

• A day at leisure in Eastbourne

• Royal Tunbridge Wells

• Free time to walk around the stylish spa town

PRICE FROM ? £529 per person
Plan My Trip

Sunday
A leisurely drive across southernEngland to arrive in Eastbourne where we spendthe next 6 nights with dinner bed and breakfast.Time to settle in before dinner.

Monday
Today we travel along the coast toBrighton, famous for its Regency Palace and thelabyrinth of antiques shops in the Lanes. Therewill be plenty of time to discover Brighton beforewe travel on in the afternoon to historic Lewes.Dominated by its Norman Castle, the history ofLewes can be discovered in its medieval streets.The return journey to Eastbourne will take usacross the magnificent South Downs.

Tuesday
Enjoy a day at leisure to sample thedelights of Eastbourne.

Wednesday
Enjoy a scenic drive through theSussex countryside to the stylish spa town ofRoyal Tunbridge Wells. There will be time towander through the elegant Georgian streetsand have lunch before we set off in theafternoon for Hever Castle (entrance included),a romantic 13th century moated castle.

Thursday
We are on the history trail todayfollowing in the footsteps of William theConqueror. First stop is Battle Abbey on the siteof the famous encounter with Harold in 1066. This afternoon’s visit is Rye, the lovely town wasone of the original Cinque Ports but due tosilting over the centuries, now finds itself inlandfrom the sea.

Friday
We travel inland to board the BluebellRailway for the steam journey as far as SheffieldPark and the magnificent Capability Brownlandscaped gardens

Saturday
Homeward bound our route takes usalong the South Coast via Chichester and overSalisbury Plain for an early evening arrival.

Other Information

The Queens Hotel

The Queens Hotel is located in Eastbourne's most central and lively location

directly overlooking the pier. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone

and tea/coffee making facilities.

The hotel has a lift.

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