Eastbourne has had a pleasure pier since 1870 having been commissioned by the 7th Duke of Devonshire. The Pier is a key feature of the Eastbourne seafront and is affectionately called by the locals “The Old Lady”.
Redoubt Fortress, Royal Parade, Eastbourne, BN22 7AQ
The Redoubt Fortress was built to defend against Napoleon and the building has previously hosted a number of exhibitions and a military museum. In the present day the Fortress is used as a venue for events such as Stargazing with local Astronomy groups. The venue has been open for weekend hardhat tours to explore the Casemates and wander around the gun platform for panoramic views.
Ranging from pre-history to present day, The Story of Eastbourne is told through the eyes of past ancestors, starting with the Iron Age lady and child, discovered during excavations in Kings Drive just a couple of years ago, and the world renowned Beachy Head woman.
Devonshire Park, College Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN21 4JJ
Towner: an award-winning contemporary art gallery and museum in Eastbourne. It is FREE to visit Towner in Eastbourne so why not enjoy all that Towner has to offer from learning and participation to just enjoying some of the stunning art displays. Towner is funded by Eastbourne Borough Council and Arts Council England as a National portfolio organisation (2015-18) Membership at Towner is also available for exclusive benefits.