The best of all worlds – Eastbourne faces out to the ocean, while on the other side you have the sweeping South Downs countryside. The town has a lively arts scene, traditional seaside attractions, and a wealth of outdoor activities for all the family. While the Sussex countryside is rich with beautiful villages and landscapes.
Just a few hundred metres from the Burlington Hotel, Eastbourne Pier incorporates seaside amusements, café, tea-rooms, nightclub, fishing.
Comprising three theatres – Congress, Devonshire Park and Winter Garden – this is a stunning, modern venue with a wide-ranging programme of plays, shows and workshops attracting the UK’s top theatrical talent. Next door you'll find the Towner Art Gallery - modern and contemporary art exhibitions, events and permanent collections.
The famous Carpet Gardens are right outside the Hotel itself. This stunning stretch of colour and greenery incorporates a wealth of flora that thrive in Eastbourne’s mild climate.
The Royal Eastbourne Golf Club, 1.4 miles
An 18-hole course and a 9-hole course ensures there is the perfect opportunity for golfers of all ages and abilities. Visitors are welcome and will enjoy wonderful facilities in a beautiful setting close to the town centre.
Sovereign Harbour: Marina, Leisure Pool, Retail Park, 1.7 miles
Make the most of the waterfront with boat trips, big brand retailers, a leisure swimming pool and great restaurants.
The Lottbridge Golf Club, 2.5 miles
A delightful 9-hole course, clubhouse and driving range where visitors are welcome to come and learn or enjoy the game.
Willingdon Golf Club, 2.7 miles
A challenging 18-hole, 6,158 yard course, with clubhouse and a welcome for visitors and societies.
Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway, 3 miles
A mile-long ride through a beautiful country park on a one-eighth scale miniature locomotive. Continue your adventure with a stroll around the lake, ready for a delicious cream tea in the railway style café.
Beachy Head Lighthouse, 4 miles
The dramatic white cliffs and lighthouse at Beachy Head make for a bracing walk, cycle ride or trip from the Burlington Hotel
Knockhatch Adventure Park, 10 miles
Outdoors play, rides, displays, animals, cafés. Plenty of fun for the family in the Sussex countryside.
South Downs National Park, 35 miles
1,600 square kilometres of classic English countryside with beautiful walks following the South Downs Way footpath and bridleway, wonderful cycle routes, pretty villages and a wealth of tea-rooms, cafés, pubs and heritage attractions.