With more than four million visitors every year, it has attractive beaches and is near some of the most beautiful countryside in England.
Our town is the sunniest place in the UK according to the Met Office
In 2013, Eastbourne was voted the happiest place to live in the UK by Office of National Statistics
The sunshine coast is a great place to study English.
Top Reasons to Visit Eastbourne:
Largest Free Air Show in the UK
Airbourne is the largest free international air show in the UK and is held every August.
International Tennis Competition
Aegon International Tennis Competition, is recognised as one of the top 10 tennis events in the world and takes place every June.
Bonfire Procession and Fireworks
Eastbourne Bonfire Society organises an annual bonfire procession and fireworks along Eastbourne seafront every October
Award Winning Seafront
Eastbourne offers an award winning seafront for clean seas and Quality Coast winning beaches.
Highest Chalk Cliffs in the UK
Beachy Head has the highest chalk cliffs in the UK, offering stunning views.
Film and TV Location
Eastbourne is often used as a film and TV location. Scenes from Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire, James Bond: The Living Daylights and Pearl Harbour have been filmed here.
140 Concerts a Year
Eastbourne bandstand hosts around 140 concerts a year.
Award Winning Art Galleries
Eastbourne has an award winning art gallery and five theatres, which have West-End plays, musicals and concerts all year round.
Enjoy the beautiful South Downs where the Quidditch World Cup was filmed for Harry Potter. Seven Sisters Country Park is a scenic natural country park, perfect for country walks and picnics.
In Thailand, there is a chain of photography shops called Eastbourne. The owner chose the name after he fell in love with the town.
The composer Debussy left his wife and brought his mistress to Eastbourne, where he completed ‘La Mer’.