Wildlife skills and forest fun in the South Downs

Eastbourne, East Sussex

Family holidays in the South Downs National Park are perfect for venturing out into the fresh air, to learn about camping, nature and wildlife.

Nature never falls short of providing things to do with kids. Have fun making a camp out of wood, go searching for some creepy crawlies and get excited spotting new birds and flowers you may not usually see.

The Seven Sisters Visitor Centre is situated in an 18th century barn with lots of information about the park’s history and wildlife. 

Sussex Wildlife Trust offers some great experiences at Friston Forest throughout the whole year with wildlife courses including events and talks on topics ranging from bumble bees to birds, fitting in perfectly with family holidays.

If you want to extend your stay, the Shore View Hotel is situated close to Eastbourne seafront and offers great family accommodation just minutes away from the area's best-loved attractions.

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