At only 30 minutes by car and 45 minutes by train.
In a perfect position on the South Coast of England, Eastbourne has a prosperous business community and excellent shopping centres and streets.
The area has been occupied since the Bronze Age. Remains of a Roman villa lie beneath one of the seafront's main hotels and you can find medieaval architecture in Eastbourne's Old Town area.
Eastbourne has an interesting variety of museums and galleries. Some are owned by Eastbourne Borough Council, while others are privately owned.
Eastbourne offers excellent shopping. In the town you can visit the:
- High street names at the Eastbourne Arndale Centre and Terminus Road
- Quirky and unique independent shops along the colourful and recently rejuvenated Seaside Road
- Quaint old shopping streets of Little Chelsea and
- Housed within a restored Victorian Railway building the Enterprise Shopping Centre
Sovereign Harbour also offers more clothing and gift ideas. Or why not visit Langney Shopping Centre and browse around their Saturday market.