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Exciting Eastbourne

Resort - Eastbourne

Overview

Eastbourne is one of Britain's more elegant resorts, enjoying a glorious location on the South Coast. Because it is sheltered by Beachy Head and the South Downs it has an excellent sunshine record, always coming around the top of the sunshine league. It has a spacious promenade to stroll along and the world-famous Carpet Gardens line the seafront. Eastbourne has clean inviting beaches predominantly of shingle leading to sand at low tide and offering excellent bathing. There's plenty to see and do with first class shops, cinemas, museums, shows, concerts and dancing in the Winter Gardens. There is also a large variety of sporting facilities, whether you want to play or spectate, such as boating, bowls, golf, putting, and walking on the South Downs.

Prices from

£424 per person

Supplements may apply

Tour code: 219NE

Tour: Exciting Eastbourne

Resort: Eastbourne

Days: 7

Date Travelling: 02 August 2020

Travelling by: Coach

Hotel: Queens Hotel Eastbourne

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Itinerary

Day 1 - Outward Travel

Day 2 - Battle & CT Vineyard

  • Battle was the true site of the Battle of Hastings in 1066.
  • St Martin’s Abbey was built by William after his victory.
  • The local museum includes a reproduction of the famous Bayeux Tapestry.
  • Carr Taylor Vineyard is situated in the Sussex countryside at Westfield
  • We are guided on a walk through the vineyard and winery before tasting some of the wines.
  • After the tour we have tea, or coffee, and cake (included in tour cost).

Day 3 - Day at Leisure

  • Today is left free to allow for relaxing in the hotel or exploring the local area.
  • Don't hesitate to enquire with the hotel reception regarding local attractions and travel options.

Day 4 - Day at Leisure

  • Today is left free to allow for relaxing in the hotel or exploring the local area.
  • Don't hesitate to enquire with the hotel reception regarding local attractions and travel options.

Day 5 - Rye & Hastings

  • Rye is an archetypal medieval town, entered through a powerful stone gateway. The narrow streets, many of them cobbled, rise to a fine old church.
  • Many of the houses on Mermaid Street have interconnecting attics through which smugglers could avoid the excise men.
  • Rye also features a selection of independent boutique shops selling antiques, curios and unique items of furniture.
  • Hastings has undergone extensive regeneration in recent years, the centrepiece of which is the new £15m pier.
  • Attractions include the Shipwreck Museum, Castle and Jerwood Gallery. The Old Town features an array of delightful independent shops and a cliff railway.
  • Hastings also has a miniature steam railway (seasonal variations to opening) which has been open since 1948!

Day 6 - Brighton

  • Famous for its graceful Regency buildings including the exotic iron-domed Royal Pavilion.
  • The electric railway is the oldest electric seafront railway in Britain and offers a delightful way to see some of the resort.
  • Brighton’s enticing series of narrow streets, The Lanes, have many delightful small shops.

Day 7 - Return Travel

Important Information

Customers will be required to wear face coverings whilst travelling on our coaches and at the interchanges, unless they are unable to do so due to breathing difficulties or a disability. Customers unable to wear a face covering are advised to complete a special requirement form before travelling so the driver is aware. Our drivers and interchange teams will wear face coverings until all customers have boarded the coach and whilst handling luggage. All feeder vehicles will be required to operate in accordance with our Alfa Coaches Covid-secure procedures. Customers will be required to adhere to safety measures at interchange, which are likely to include restrictions on the capacity numbers in the services at any one time and socially distanced queues both inside and outside the Services. We will be utilising employees at the interchange as marshals, to make sure passengers are following the correct social distancing measures whilst providing extra reassurance and support. Random customer temperature checks by members of the team wearing appropriate PPE will be undertaken at the interchange. All excursions and venues featured within our holiday programmes will be risk assessed to ensure that we are still able to still deliver a memorable holiday experience operating in accordance with our own Covid-secure procedures. The availability of any attraction mentioned in the resort or excursion descriptions cannot be guaranteed.

Queens Hotel Eastbourne

This magnificent Victorian hotel is situated in an outstanding position overlooking the pier. All 125 bedrooms have central heating and bath or shower and WC. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, intercom, hair dryer and TV with radio channels.

Contact Details

Queens Hotel
Marine Parade

Tel No: 01323 722822

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