The Devonshire, Eastbourne Guidebook

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The Devonshire, Eastbourne Guidebook

Sightseeing
A brisk uphill walk to see this famous lighthouse, and reward yourself with stunning views across the channel and over the south downs. Then take a well deserved tea and cake at the near by National Trust Birling Gap tea rooms.
Belle Tout Lighthouse
A brisk uphill walk to see this famous lighthouse, and reward yourself with stunning views across the channel and over the south downs. Then take a well deserved tea and cake at the near by National Trust Birling Gap tea rooms.
Take a dip like the Victorians used to do. Read about the local history of Birling Gap at the visitors centre full of information. Great for kids, rock pooling, and terrific views, energetic walks, tea, cakes and much more. Naturist area at the westerly end of the beach
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Birling Gap
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Take a dip like the Victorians used to do. Read about the local history of Birling Gap at the visitors centre full of information. Great for kids, rock pooling, and terrific views, energetic walks, tea, cakes and much more. Naturist area at the westerly end of the beach
A stunning natural beauty spot offering 360 degree views of the sussex countryside and the start/end of the South Downs Way. Refreshment available from the Beachy Head pub
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Beachy Head
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A stunning natural beauty spot offering 360 degree views of the sussex countryside and the start/end of the South Downs Way. Refreshment available from the Beachy Head pub
An ancient chalk man over 70m tall carved into the South Downs. Another beautiful and energetic walk. Limited car parking
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Long Man of Wilmington
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An ancient chalk man over 70m tall carved into the South Downs. Another beautiful and energetic walk. Limited car parking
A traditional seaside pier jutting out into the English channel. Recently reopened after a devastating fire in August 2014, it is under constant refurbishment inline with continuous improvement to this wonderful piece of Victorian engineering
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Eastbourne Pier
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A traditional seaside pier jutting out into the English channel. Recently reopened after a devastating fire in August 2014, it is under constant refurbishment inline with continuous improvement to this wonderful piece of Victorian engineering
Spend awhile on the hill and soak up some of the sun's warmth on the hill surround this old Mortellow tower, one of few reaming that once used to line the south coast warning others of impending threat from the sea
Wish Tower
Spend awhile on the hill and soak up some of the sun's warmth on the hill surround this old Mortellow tower, one of few reaming that once used to line the south coast warning others of impending threat from the sea
Beautiful on a sunny day, extensive grounds and a cafe... What could be better. They often host galleries and artist exhibitions.
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Herstmonceux Castle
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Beautiful on a sunny day, extensive grounds and a cafe... What could be better. They often host galleries and artist exhibitions.
Beautiful walk, rewarded with panoramic views of the cuckmere valley
Litlington White Horse
Beautiful walk, rewarded with panoramic views of the cuckmere valley
Activities
Lots to do, see and try for yourself...
Star gazing in one of the country least light polluted areas. A short drive and scenic drive from Eastbourne. A programme of events throughout the year enusures there is always something to see and do here. Tie this up with a visit to Herstmonceux Castle right next door.
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The Observatory Science Centre
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Star gazing in one of the country least light polluted areas. A short drive and scenic drive from Eastbourne. A programme of events throughout the year enusures there is always something to see and do here. Tie this up with a visit to Herstmonceux Castle right next door.
Activities galore here, cycling, hiking, paddle boarding, kayaking, bird watching, beach combing and so much more. Stunning views from every angle. Those walkers amongst you could walk the valley to the beautiful and historic village of Alfriston?
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Cuckmere Haven
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Activities galore here, cycling, hiking, paddle boarding, kayaking, bird watching, beach combing and so much more. Stunning views from every angle. Those walkers amongst you could walk the valley to the beautiful and historic village of Alfriston?
A walkers, hikers and mountain bikers playground, pick a trail to suit your abilities and enjoy the forest throughout the year
Friston Forest
A walkers, hikers and mountain bikers playground, pick a trail to suit your abilities and enjoy the forest throughout the year
Learn and perfect your sailing skills, sailing, windsurfing and paddle boarding all catered for. Using the safe inland "boating lake" before allowing you out on the open water. Super safe for all abilities and courses run pretty much throughout the year
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Buzz Active Eastbourne
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Learn and perfect your sailing skills, sailing, windsurfing and paddle boarding all catered for. Using the safe inland "boating lake" before allowing you out on the open water. Super safe for all abilities and courses run pretty much throughout the year
This is the start or finish of the most scenic 100 mile walk taking through 3 counties. A real favorite of ours
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South Downs Way
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This is the start or finish of the most scenic 100 mile walk taking through 3 counties. A real favorite of ours
An idilic way to spend a summer's day fly fishing in the wonderfully remote sussex countryside. Beginners and old hands all exceptionally well catered for. Annie will look after you wonderfully from her sun deck cafe or take a family picnic? All equipment available to hire Some great sport too including a tagged fish lottery, catch the tagged fish and win £100. Catch and keep policy only
Brick Farm Lakes Trout Fishery
An idilic way to spend a summer's day fly fishing in the wonderfully remote sussex countryside. Beginners and old hands all exceptionally well catered for. Annie will look after you wonderfully from her sun deck cafe or take a family picnic? All equipment available to hire Some great sport too including a tagged fish lottery, catch the tagged fish and win £100. Catch and keep policy only
A surprisingly busy little fishing Harbour. Time it right and see the fishing vessels leave on mass and come back full of fish, crab, lobster and shellfish. Spend hours walking the harbour looking at and choosing which boat you'd buy when your lottery numbers finally come up. Local shops and various restaurants ensure you get your retail therapy while not getting hungry. Fishing Charters available from here and harbour tours too You may even be lucky enough to see our resident seals!?!
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Sovereign Harbour
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A surprisingly busy little fishing Harbour. Time it right and see the fishing vessels leave on mass and come back full of fish, crab, lobster and shellfish. Spend hours walking the harbour looking at and choosing which boat you'd buy when your lottery numbers finally come up. Local shops and various restaurants ensure you get your retail therapy while not getting hungry. Fishing Charters available from here and harbour tours too You may even be lucky enough to see our resident seals!?!
Cultural
Eastbourne's contemporary theatre hosting some of the biggest shows, and top artists, a 4 min walk from the Apartment.
The Congress Theatre Stage Door
Eastbourne's contemporary theatre hosting some of the biggest shows, and top artists, a 4 min walk from the Apartment.
A beautifully preserved Victorian theatre, a real favourite of ours. For an intimate performance of well known plays performed by top name actors. A 3 minute walk from the Apartment
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Devonshire Park Theatre
8-10 Compton St
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A beautifully preserved Victorian theatre, a real favourite of ours. For an intimate performance of well known plays performed by top name actors. A 3 minute walk from the Apartment
The oldest and most used Bandstand in the UK right on the beach front. Hosting everything from tribute bands to classical firework displays is always well attended and booking early is required
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Eastbourne Bandstand
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The oldest and most used Bandstand in the UK right on the beach front. Hosting everything from tribute bands to classical firework displays is always well attended and booking early is required
Fantastically preserved theatre hosting the best cabaret acts touring the UK. Parking can be tricky and we recommend a cab or a 15 min walk.
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Royal Hippodrome Theatre
108-112 Seaside Rd
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Fantastically preserved theatre hosting the best cabaret acts touring the UK. Parking can be tricky and we recommend a cab or a 15 min walk.
Right at the centre of Eastbourne's cultural district, the gallery is the showcase for Ravilious works and host many local and national artists works throughout the year
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Towner Art Gallery
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Right at the centre of Eastbourne's cultural district, the gallery is the showcase for Ravilious works and host many local and national artists works throughout the year
If Opera is your thing, there are fabulous events hosted here all year round, take a picnic and explore the grounds
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Glyndebourne
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If Opera is your thing, there are fabulous events hosted here all year round, take a picnic and explore the grounds
Wine and Beer
A fabulous local micro brewery producing exceptional award winning beers and now offering tours. Plenty of parking available and booking early recommended
Long Man Brewery
A fabulous local micro brewery producing exceptional award winning beers and now offering tours. Plenty of parking available and booking early recommended
A stunning English Sparkling wine producing award winning wines. Tours available and booking required. A local shop also available in nearby Alfriston.
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Rathfinny Wine Estate - Tasting Room & Cellar Door
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A stunning English Sparkling wine producing award winning wines. Tours available and booking required. A local shop also available in nearby Alfriston.
Ancient and steeped in history, great beer too. They do do tours though a rumoured 7 year waiting lists exists. The town of Lewes and shop is definitely worth a visit though. Take the train - 20 mins and you can sample as much of the local beer as you like without worry
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Harvey's Brewery
4-6 Cliffe High St
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Ancient and steeped in history, great beer too. They do do tours though a rumoured 7 year waiting lists exists. The town of Lewes and shop is definitely worth a visit though. Take the train - 20 mins and you can sample as much of the local beer as you like without worry
City/town information
Venture further afield and discover a wealth of interesting and historical places
Ancient and historic town of Lewes. Known worldwide for its Firework Festival, Castle and of course the Harveys Brewery one of the oldest breweries in the UK and still owned and run by the founding family
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Lewes
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Ancient and historic town of Lewes. Known worldwide for its Firework Festival, Castle and of course the Harveys Brewery one of the oldest breweries in the UK and still owned and run by the founding family
The bustling and vibrant town or is it a city (?) of Brighton, London by the sea. - 45 mins by car, though traffic heavy, parking tricky and expensive - 40 mins by train and our preferred method of visiting this exciting town - 65 mins by bus (12X) and if you have the time, do it! A beautiful relaxed double decker tour over the South Downs and through the Cuckmere Valley passing Seaford, Saltdean (Lido) and Rottingdean as your meander your way and follow the coast all the way there. While there check out the Lanes and its eclectic mix of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.
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Brighton
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The bustling and vibrant town or is it a city (?) of Brighton, London by the sea. - 45 mins by car, though traffic heavy, parking tricky and expensive - 40 mins by train and our preferred method of visiting this exciting town - 65 mins by bus (12X) and if you have the time, do it! A beautiful relaxed double decker tour over the South Downs and through the Cuckmere Valley passing Seaford, Saltdean (Lido) and Rottingdean as your meander your way and follow the coast all the way there. While there check out the Lanes and its eclectic mix of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants.
Home of British Motorsport. A worthy day out just along the coast eastwards
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Bexhill
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Home of British Motorsport. A worthy day out just along the coast eastwards
A historic fishing town home of the largest beach launch fishing fleet in the UK and dates all the way back to the Battle of Hastings. Much of this little seaside town is well preserved, the wooden net huts still stand so tall on the beach and boasts its own recently rebuilt pier
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Hastings
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A historic fishing town home of the largest beach launch fishing fleet in the UK and dates all the way back to the Battle of Hastings. Much of this little seaside town is well preserved, the wooden net huts still stand so tall on the beach and boasts its own recently rebuilt pier
Ancient little village just a short drive from Eastbourne. Full of interesting little shops, tea and coffee shops and a fabulous old Church all nestled at the bottom of the cuckmere valley. Surrounded by signposted walks it's a great starting and finishing point for hikers and bikers.
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Alfriston
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Ancient little village just a short drive from Eastbourne. Full of interesting little shops, tea and coffee shops and a fabulous old Church all nestled at the bottom of the cuckmere valley. Surrounded by signposted walks it's a great starting and finishing point for hikers and bikers.
A wonderfully historic town at the Centre of the battle of Hastings history. A walk around this olde worlde little will find you stumbling on quaint tea rooms, cafes and restaurants. Book your tour of the castle to ensure an unforgettable day out
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Battle
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A wonderfully historic town at the Centre of the battle of Hastings history. A walk around this olde worlde little will find you stumbling on quaint tea rooms, cafes and restaurants. Book your tour of the castle to ensure an unforgettable day out
A smaller seaside town just a short drive from Eastbourne, golf, shops, train station. Beautiful walks and home to one of the most photographed shots of the Seven Sisters cliffs,
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Seaford
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A smaller seaside town just a short drive from Eastbourne, golf, shops, train station. Beautiful walks and home to one of the most photographed shots of the Seven Sisters cliffs,
Food scene
We all need to eat, here are a few of our local favourites
Eastbourne's latest restaurant boasting the best sea front view in town and only a 4 minute walk from the Apartment! Book early and reserve your table, the best ones go first!
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Bistrot Pierre
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Eastbourne's latest restaurant boasting the best sea front view in town and only a 4 minute walk from the Apartment! Book early and reserve your table, the best ones go first!
A 2 minute walk from the Apartment lands your at one of two fabulous Italian Restaurants
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Pomodoro e Mozzarella
23-24 Cornfield Terrace
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A 2 minute walk from the Apartment lands your at one of two fabulous Italian Restaurants
2 Mins and your are spoilt for choice... One of two fabulous Italian restaurants
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La Locanda Del Duca
26 Cornfield Terrace
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2 Mins and your are spoilt for choice... One of two fabulous Italian restaurants
Oh yes please!!! Can't get here often enough, terrific food, plenty of parking (Pay and display), enjoy long hot days sat on this deck and grab yourself a sun downer as the sun sets. Informal dining at its best. Often host events evening showcasing local talent or celebrating national recognised holidays Easter, Christmas/New Year and Valentines day to name a few. Booking recommended
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The Beach Deck
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Oh yes please!!! Can't get here often enough, terrific food, plenty of parking (Pay and display), enjoy long hot days sat on this deck and grab yourself a sun downer as the sun sets. Informal dining at its best. Often host events evening showcasing local talent or celebrating national recognised holidays Easter, Christmas/New Year and Valentines day to name a few. Booking recommended
Italian ice cream in Eastbourne! Customers travel from miles around to sample a Fusciardi gelato. Always busy, possibly a small queue, worth the wait.
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Fusciardi Ice Cream Parlour
30 Marine Parade
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Italian ice cream in Eastbourne! Customers travel from miles around to sample a Fusciardi gelato. Always busy, possibly a small queue, worth the wait.
Right on your doorstep of your Apartment (3 min walk), an extremely versatile and popular cafe offering everything from breakfast, lunch and dinner, snacks and a large selection of delicious ice creams. Perfect for your last Eastbourne breakfast before your departure.
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Favoloso Cafe
19-25 Carlisle Rd
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Right on your doorstep of your Apartment (3 min walk), an extremely versatile and popular cafe offering everything from breakfast, lunch and dinner, snacks and a large selection of delicious ice creams. Perfect for your last Eastbourne breakfast before your departure.
The all day breakfast for me please, though the fish finger sandwich for brunch runs a close second
Bills Cafe
The all day breakfast for me please, though the fish finger sandwich for brunch runs a close second
Seriously good food, always rates highly, a real personal favourite of ours
Malayalam Mother's Cuisine Kerala
229-231 Terminus Road
Seriously good food, always rates highly, a real personal favourite of ours
Need a steak supper? Arguably one of the better steak houses in town, it was a favourite of the 2015 South African World Cup Rugby team when I personally witnessed Victor Matfield order and eat three T Bones!!!
Two Bulls Steakhouse
42 Church St
Need a steak supper? Arguably one of the better steak houses in town, it was a favourite of the 2015 South African World Cup Rugby team when I personally witnessed Victor Matfield order and eat three T Bones!!!
Seasonal specials crab, lobster oyster and mussel festivals celebrating the very best from the sea. And how could you not try one of the 70 belgium beers on offer!?
The Belgian Cafe,
11-23 Grand Parade
Seasonal specials crab, lobster oyster and mussel festivals celebrating the very best from the sea. And how could you not try one of the 70 belgium beers on offer!?
Neighbourhoods
Little micro cultural areas within Eastbourne, that each has its own pace, feel and offerings
A quiet little Village within Eastbourne at the foot of the Downs. Self contained with independent shops, cafes and two great pubs. Be sure to check out the Village, a small square of terraced houses surrounding their own wonder attended and highly productive allotments
Meads
A quiet little Village within Eastbourne at the foot of the Downs. Self contained with independent shops, cafes and two great pubs. Be sure to check out the Village, a small square of terraced houses surrounding their own wonder attended and highly productive allotments
Carlisle Road - a delightful short street full of restaurants and eateries, fish and chips, Thai, Italian and ice cream parlours, a greengrocers and a traditional newsagent all just 3 minutes away from the apartment
Carlisle Road
Carlisle Road - a delightful short street full of restaurants and eateries, fish and chips, Thai, Italian and ice cream parlours, a greengrocers and a traditional newsagent all just 3 minutes away from the apartment
Known locally as Little Chelsea with its eclectic mix of privately owned shops and eateries along with a number of traditional English pubs there is something for everyone here
Grove Road
Known locally as Little Chelsea with its eclectic mix of privately owned shops and eateries along with a number of traditional English pubs there is something for everyone here
South Street links with Grove Road and forms part of Little Chelsea. With its fantastic array of independent shops, coffee shops, restaurants and cafes, bars and pubs it is a must visit .
South Street
South Street links with Grove Road and forms part of Little Chelsea. With its fantastic array of independent shops, coffee shops, restaurants and cafes, bars and pubs it is a must visit .