2021 - Christmas In Eastbourne
A firm favourite with Crusader holidaymakers throughout the year, enjoy a morning excursion to Brighton along with your festive programme at the Best Western York House Hotel. This special festive holiday allows you to make the very most of Christmas. You decide the pace - join in the fun or quietly relax and reflect - then sit back and enjoy the traditional yuletide treats in the company of new-found friends.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Your ItineraryDay 1 - From your chosen joining point your feeder vehicle will take you to the designated interchange point where your holiday begins. After joining your holiday coach, travel to the south coast to arrive mid- afternoon. On arrival enjoy a cuppa in the Williamson with a pianist entertaining you. Gather in the Verandah Bar for a welcome drink of mulled wine before dinner. 4 nights here on FULL BOARD basis
Day 2 - At leisure in Eastbourne to enjoy the festivities at the hotel and in Eastbourne. One included excursion. Breakfast, Hot Buffet Lunch and a Champagne Cocktail reception in the Verandah Bar before dinner. Live entertainment in the Williamson later.
Eastbourne is an elegant seaside resort in a glorious location, sheltered by the rolling hills of the South Downs. With its Victorian pier, award-winning sandy beaches and colourful gardens, Eastbourne has an air of quality. It's easy to get around Eastbourne as everything is within easy reach of the seafront, and the town centre is just a few yards from the centrally located pier. Beachy Head cliffs, at the western end of the seafront, are the UK's highest chalk cliffs and provide spectacular views of the town. Eastbourne also boasts a rich history, with a variety of castles, museums and galleries to visit. (Subject to opening times)
Day 3 - Bucks Fizz and a gift from Santa this morning, breakfast and join in the Guess the Weight of the Cake & How Many sweets in the Jar for local charities. Traditional Christmas Day lunch with all the trimmings. Queens Speech, tea & cake in the afternoon. Hopefully you will find room for a light finger buffet in the evening! Raffle and Pig Racing and a 2020 quiz.
Day 4 - Breakfast is served - all aboard for a drive along to Brighton,
Boxing Day - Brighton
Blow the cobwebs away on this morning jaunt along the coast to popular Brighton. Stretching out into the sea is the iconic, neon-lit Brighton Pier for invigorating ocean views and in the heart of the city, you'll find an extravagant pleasure palace fit for a king. Brighton Pavilion was built for King George IV, who had architect John Nash reimagine it into the domed Indian style palace you can see today. Admission not included. Brighton's colourful network of shopping streets known as The Lanes are awash with vintage gear, antiques and quaint cafes. Subject to Bank Holiday opening times.
Return to the hotel for a glass of mulled wine and lunch in the restaurant. Tea and mince pies. Live entertainment in the Williamson after your Chef's Boxing Day dinner.
Day 5 - With lots of happy memories - depart today with a stop en route to interchange. Back to top
AccommodationBest Western York House Hotel, Eastbourne - 3 Star
With an indoor swimming pool and free Wi-Fi, York House Hotel has a stunning seafront position. It is less than 450 yards from the pier, and only 20 yards from the gently sloping beach.
The Victorian Best Western York House Hotel has been family-run since 1896. Eastbourne's shops and theatres can be reached in around 10 minutes' walk. All modern amenities in comfortably furnished bedrooms, TV, tea/coffee tray and lift to all floors. Back to top