New experiences

Is there something you always fancied learning - or a challenge you want to complete?

Why not give it a go while you're on holiday, away from the stresses and strains of everyday life?

Ideas from the blog

Art course at Cuckmere? Photo by Will Gudgeon

Expand your horizons

Holidays are the time to indulge your passions.  Enjoy your existing hobbies – or try out new activities that you’ve always wanted to.

Looking for inspiration?  There are lots of exciting things you could try in and around Eastbourne.  Here are a few ideas, or read our blog for more:

  • Go fossil hunting at Beachy Head – but don’t get cut off by the tide!
  • Fly a kite on the South Downs – it may be the sunniest place in the UK here, but we also get lots of wind
  • Go rock-pooling at Holywell at low tide – against a dramatic, lunar-like landscape as you head towards Beachy Head
  • Skoot or skate the 5km promenade – there are lots of cafes for pitstops
  • Get creative – do a painting or acting course at the stunning Cuckmere Cottages
  • Discover your inner novelist – take a creative writing workshop
  • Learn to windsurf or sail – take a weekend course at Spray Water Sports Centre
  • Mountain bike through Friston Forest – take a picnic and hire bikes from Seven Sisters Cycle Company
  • Go horse riding – stables in Alfriston village offer great access to the Downs
  • Conquer the South Downs – walking, running or biking (or open-top bus??!!)

Anyone for tennis?

Devonshire Park tennisNot many people realise that the pristine and world-renowned grass courts at Devonshire Park are open to the public (obviously when the major tournaments aren’t in play).

Contact the Devonshire Park LTC about private lessons for groups and individuals.

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