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Eastbourne, Brighton & The South Coast

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2T16424

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

5 Days Away - 2024

England’s south coast with over 400 miles of shoreline, chalky cliffs and sweeping bays is waiting for you! Join us for a five-day holiday to the fine seafront town of Eastbourne. Enjoy fantastic views from the Cavendish Hotel along with included excursions to elegant Brighton, Alfriston and more!

PRICE FROM ? £279 per person
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Itinerary

What's Included?

Includes

  • Return coach travel
  • 4 nights at the Cavendish Hotel, Eastbourne (JG3 rating) with dinner & breakfast
  • 2 for 1 bar offer on selected drinks (6pm-9pm)
  • Excursions to Brighton, Beachy Head, Alfriston & Lewes

Optional excursion to Chichester & Arundel (£13pp)

Itinerary

Included Excursions

Brighton & Beachy Head (half day)

We head to Brighton, popular for its iconic tourist attractions such as the oriental-style Royal Pavilion with its exotic oriental architecture. Enjoy a stroll along the famous promenade or head to the ‘Lanes’ area, crammed with quirky boutiques. Along the Sussex Heritage Coast stands Beachy Head. These dramatic 530-ft high chalk cliffs provide stunning views over Eastbourne, the English Channel, and the famous red-and-white lighthouse below.

Alfriston & Lewes (full day)

We visit the bustling market town of Lewes, surrounded by the spectacular chalk cliffs in the South Downs. There are many historic buildings to admire including the Norman castle which dominates the townscape. We then head to the picturesque village of Alfriston. Nestled in the valley of the River Cuckmere, it is full of charming old buildings, gift shops, tearooms and traditional inns.

Optional Excursion

Chichester & Arundel (£13pp) (full day)

Our optional excursion takes us to the market town of Chichester, which began as a Roman settlement. Historic remains are still evident today in the town centre, spread around the market cross along with hidden gardens, secret waterways and a range of cafés. We then make our way to Arundel, with its fascinating past and contemporary culture. Nestled around a fairytale castle, the pretty streets are full of cosy tearooms, art galleries and quirky antique shops.

Brighton Carousel

Brighton

Brighton

Brighton is a cosmopolitan seaside resort offering handsome squares, gracious terraces, fine crescents and distinguished architecture. It offers many attractions for the coach break visitor, from music festivals, arts and culture to great shopping, nightlife and the fabulous seafront.

Brighton became a popular destination with day trippers from London during the 18th Century after the arrival of the railway in 1841 and during the Victorian era saw the building of many major attractions including the Grand Hotel, along with the West and Palace Piers.

Eastbourne & Beachy Head

Eastbourne & Beachy Head

The elegant seaside town of Eastbourne is one of England’s most appealing resorts, famous for its miles of award-winning sandy beaches. Rich in history, the town boasts a variety of museums, castles and colourful gardens as well as the Victorian pier; one of the most popular attractions in the UK. Enjoy the wide range of shopping Eastbourne has to offer with everything from high street and designer shops along the harbour to unique boutiques, local markets and Victorian shopping boulevards.

Along the Sussex Heritage Coast stand the spectacular chalk cliffs at Beachy Head. The dramatic 530-ft high cliffs provide stunning views over Eastbourne and the English Channel.

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Accommodation

Cavendish Hotel, Eastbourne (JG3 rating) Hotel

The Cavendish Hotel faces the coast on Eastbourne’s Grand Parade. The en-suite rooms offer TV and tea and coffee-making facilities. Other hotel facilities include a bar and restaurant which overlook the beach, a library and guest lounges.

JG3 rating

Hotels with a JG3 rating tend to be a more formal style of hotel, often part of a hotel chain, or are very-welcoming family-owned properties. Generally, they offer a greater range of facilities and services, and bedrooms tend to be a little more spacious with additional features. Public areas are larger and include lounge seating, bar and restaurant with good quality food served either buffet style or waiter service.

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