• Eastbourne’s parks are a plenty and perfect for picnics. Try the Green Flag award-winning Princes Park near the seafront with cafe, splash pad, watersports, gardens, two play areas and bowling green.
  • Get arty at Towner! Admission to the gallery and most exhibitions is free, plus bring your little artists to get creative at the free weekly arts and crafts workshops!
  • Get out your nets and discover the little creatures who live in the rock pools on the beach or catch a sea breeze and fly a brightly coloured kite!
  • Airborne, Eastbourne’s free annual air show (13-16 August) Four fun days for free.
  • Summerdown camp exhibition. See this emotive WW1 exhibition. Entry is free and includes free entry to Redoubt Fortress for under 16’s.
Fossil hunting in Eastbourne

Fossil hunting in Eastbourne

  • Eastbourne Pier. Step onto this Victorian beauty – the family will love browsing the many shops and enjoying the views.
  • At the top of Beachy Head cliffs, 500 ft above sea level, the Beachy Head countryside centre has exhibitions, gallery and hands on activities for the smaller ones in your tribe.
  • See all the farm animals, feed the lambs and stroll through woodland on Sharnfold’s farm trail. The little ones will love the full size tractor in the play area! There’s free parking too!
  • Go fossil hunting! Eagle-eyed fossil hunters can seek the ancient remains of creatures including ammonites, nautili and echinoids at Beachy Head.
  • Catch one of the free family-fun weekend events at Eastbourne’s Soveriegn Harbour.

For more details on what to see in Eastbourne, check out Visit Eastbourne