Things to Do In Eastbourne for International Students

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Eastbourne has plenty of attractions and things to do for an international student studying in the town. From Museums & Galleries, to historical points of interest and landmarks, Eastbourne is rich in culture and has plenty to see and do, checkout some of our suggestions below for things to do for an International Student studying in Eastbourne:


Museums & Galleries

Eastbourne is home to a selection of different art galleries and museums. From the Redoubt Fortress and Military Museum, a 200+ year old fortress built as part of the British anti-invasion preparations during the Napoleonic Wars. To the Towner Art Gallery, who present exhibitions of national & international significance. Eastbourne has a selection of Museums and Galleries suitable for everyone – check out a list of Galleries & Museums in Eastbourne here, and soak up the rich culture Eastbourne has to offer.


Historical Landmarks

Eastbourne has an extensive history, with remains suggesting that the town stretches as far back as the Stone Age and beyond. With such history, there is no surprise there is also an abundance of significant historical landmarks and points of interest in and around the town.

From Eastbourne Pier, a pleasure pier which opened in 1870, to The Wish Tower, one of 103 gun towers built on the south and east coast as part of anti-invasion preparations during the Napoleonic Wars, there is loads to see in Eastbourne. Why not also checkout the Beachy Head Lighthouse, which has been in operation since 1902 and continues to operate today…



If the thought of Historical Landmarks, Museums, and Art Galleries isn’t quite exciting enough for you, then do not worry! Eastbourne also has a selection of Attractions which are a bit more engaging.

From the Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway, a 1/8th scale miniature railway situated within a beautiful country park, to Drusillas, a small zoo caring for both wild and domestic animals, you are sure to find something for everyone. If none of the above take your fancy, then why not plan a trip to the beach? Soak up the sun on the beach during the summer months, or why not take a stroll along the promenade when the weather isn’t so great!!



During the summer months, and even in the winter too, there is always something going on in Eastbourne.

From the Eastbourne International, an international tennis tournament which is widely considered as a “warm-up” for the Wimbledon Grand Slam event. To Eastbourne’s Airbourne Airshow, the UK’s best free airshow with displays from the likes of the Red Arrows and Typhoon. Eastbourne also hosts an annual Extreme Sports Festival, Beach Life, which is an adventure filled weekend taking place on Eastbourne’s seafront. There is always something going on in Eastbourne and so much to do…


With so much going on in Eastbourne, International students are spoilt for choice when looking for activities in the town. Our selection of things to do are all either free or super affordable – So discover what Eastbourne has to offer today by enrolling on one of our English Courses in Eastbourne

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