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Eastbourne, The Bluebell Railway & 1066 Experience

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  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TCAL20234

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

5 Days Away

The South Coast is a spectacular place to spend five days away. Enjoy an inclusive itinerary with an inclusive journey on the splendid Bluebell Steam Railway and a visit to the English Heritage 1066 Experience – you'll experience the best of the UK's South Coast! Enjoy dinner bed and breakfast at The Cavendish Hotel in Eastbourne - the magnificent seafront building is a great base for exploring the resort.

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What's Included?

  • Modern coach travel with reserved seating
  • Four nights dinner, bed & breakfast at the Cavendish Hotel, Eastbourne
  • Excursion along the coast to cosmopolitan Brighton with visits to pretty Lewes, plus the spectacular views from Beachy Head
  • Inclusive journey on the Bluebell Railway Train travelling from Sheffield Park to East Grinstead - journey time 40mins
  • Excursion to Rye's Thursday Market
  • An inclusive visit to English Heritage's 1066 Experience, Battle
Eastbourne - Located on England’s South East coast, it's one of the sunniest places in the UK - making it an ideal holiday destination.

The Bluebell Railway - A wonderful journey on board the Bluebell Steam Railway from Sheffield Park to East Grinstead, passing stunning scenery whilst enjoying the delights of steam travel.

The English Heritage 1066 Experience -  Discover the very battlefield on which the most famous conflict in England’s history was fought. Take in the beautiful Sussex landscape and soak up the scenery that surrounded the Norman and Saxon armies as they fought the battle that decided England’s future.

The Cavendish Hotel - Located on the seafront in Eastbourne, one of the most popular resorts in the south of England. Facing the coast on the Grand Parade, and offering a warm and friendly welcome, this hotel provides the perfect base for your holiday to Eastbourne. 



Eastbourne, a popular seaside resort with its palm-lined promenade, award-winning sandy beaches and stunning Victorian architecture. 

Located on England’s South East coast, Eastbourne is one of the sunniest places in the UK, making it an ideal holiday destination. Take a walk along the glorious seafront, visit the town’s Victorian pier and take in the rich history of this popular seaside resort.

Eastbourne is home to beautiful coastal landmarks, year-round entertainment and many popular visitor attractions such as the town’s iconic pier, inspiring art galleries and fabulous theatres. It’s also home to a superb range of shops, bars, clubs and restaurants. The town hosts many events throughout the year including fascinating festivals, an entertaining air show and inspiring art exhibitions, as well as an annual tennis tournament which is a warm-up event ahead of Wimbledon.

If you like to indulge in some retail therapy, you’ll love the charming district of Little Chelsea with its quaint Victorian shopping streets, independent stores and lovely cafés. 

Eastbourne is a resort that has something for everyone, making it an ideal location for an unforgettable holiday at the seaside. 



Brighton is a cosmopolitan resort of Brighton, a destination that’s been welcoming visitors and holidaymakers since the 18th century. With its stunning architecture, majestic Regency squares and crescents, as well as popular visitor attractions, it’s not surprising that so many people visit this unique resort every year.

Take a stroll along the bustling promenade and soak up the vibrant atmosphere of the town. Enjoy a relaxing drink on the seafront and watch the world go by. Discover the impressive Royal Pavilion, which blends Regency grandeur with Indian architecture and Chinese-inspired interiors. It’s certainly one of the most striking buildings in the British Isles, making it an attraction that you’ve just got to experience. Visit The Lanes in Brighton’s historic quarter, nestled between the North Laine and the seafront. With its twisting alleyways, variety of shops and some of the city’s best places to eat, it’s a fantastic place to explore.

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At Caledonian Travel, we always do everything we can to ensure your holiday runs as smoothly as possible from start to finish. Travel insurance is a vital aspect to booking a holiday, giving you protection against unforeseen circumstances that could otherwise spoil your holiday.  

To provide you with a holiday insurance policy designed with our customers in mind, we’ve teamed up with specialist insurance providers Towergate Travel. Some of the benefits of our insurance policy include: 

  • Covid-19 cancellation if diagnosed within 14-days of departure included * 
  • Emergency medical expenses on breaks outside the UK included * 
  • All ages are considered, plus there are no premium loadings if you are over 65 
  • 24-hour English speaking emergency assistance 
  • Low or no excess charges
  • Cover from only £9.95 including IPT! 


The Bluebell Line Railway carousel

Eastbourne Carousel

Brighton Carousel

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The Cavendish Hotel, Eastbourne The Cavendish Hotel, Eastbourne

This magnificent landmark property is ideally located on Eastbourne’s Grand Parade, offering a host of facilities. The Cavendish Hotel enjoys stunning views and is only a few minutes’ walk from Eastbourne’s shopping centre and resort attractions. Sample delicious local produce whilst enjoying the beach views from the hotel bar and restaurant; alternatively enjoy a coffee or hot beverage whilst taking advantage of the quiet, relaxing space offered by the Cavendish library.

Hotel Features: All bedrooms with en-suite facilities, television, hairdryer, telephone, trouser press and tea/coffee making facilities ● TV Lounge ● Quiet Room ● 24 hour Reception ● Safety deposits ● Lift.

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