See the historical side to Eastbourne’s seafront

Eastbourne, East Sussex

Get a fascinating insight into Eastbourne's early beginnings as a Victorian seaside resort on a heritage walk.

Discover the age-old secrets of this charming seaside resort on one of nine fascinating walking tours showcasing the town’s heritage.

Learn about the ghostly sightings in the historic Old Town, visit the contemporary Sovereign Harbout Marina, and uncover the Blue Plaques dedicated to famous Victorian authors like Lewis Carroll and Charles Dickens. 

Eastbourne’s seafront promenade is still a timeless sight, full of beautiful Victorian architecture, including the iconic Grade II-listed, Engenius Birch-designed pier. A walk down the pier will give you lovely views of the unspoilt seaside town, as well as take you to a Victorian tearoom where you can enjoy a pot of tea and a slice of cake.  

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