Your experience in Eastbourne will be more exciting if you explore with the help of car hire Eastbourne services. Your rental vehicle won’t only make travelling more comfortable, you will also have the chance to visit as many places as you can in a short period of time. Here are some of the places in Eastbourne that shouldn’t be missed:
Location: Grand Parade, Eastbourne
Eastbourne Pier is of a breath taking Victorian architecture and was built in 1870. It offers a wonderful view of the town, as well as the English Channel. If you continue your drive from this landmark, you will see various recreational spots such as an amusement arcade and novelty and souvenir shops.
Location: Seafront, Eastbourne
Carpet Garden is the centrepiece of Eastbourne’s Promenade. It is the perfect sanctuary for nature lovers. It promotes a mix of traditional bedding and innovative tropical style planting between the Western Lawns and the Eastbourne Pier. You will also find shrubs from all over the world, including Mexico and New Zealand, in this much-visited destination.
Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway
Location: Lottbridge Drove, Eastbourne
This railway adventure in Eastbourne is perfect for the young and the young at heart. You can experience travelling behind the famous 1/8 scale miniature locomotives as they meander for nearly a mile around the beautiful country park. Aside from the railway adventure, there is also a nature walk, an adventure playground and café and a gift shop within the area.
Location: Royal Parade, Eastbourne
Eastbourne Redoubt is a circular coastal defence fort built in 1805. It was part of the British anti-invasion preparations during the Napoleonic Wars. The redoubt is now open to the public and is perfect for people who are into history. Visitors will be able to see the original artefacts from the 1702 Spanish War of Succession, right up to the North African campaign of 1942.
Location: Beachy Head, Eastbourne
Beachy Head is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain, which rises up to 162 metres (531ft.) above sea level. The peak allows views of the south-east coast from Dungeness in the east, to Selsey Bill in the west. French Normans call it “beau-chef”, meaning beautiful head, due to its striking snow-white image. The 141 ft. high red and white striped Lighthouse at the foot of the cliff is another must-see. It was built in 1832 and now offers stunning views and accommodation.
Eastbourne has so much to offer. If you only have a few days to explore this town, it is best for you to hire a vehicle from Choice Vehicle Rentals. They offer a wide variety of vehicles for hire such as vans, mini bus, estate cars, etc. Please call 01273-819-303 for more information. Enjoy your holiday!