With just 24 hours in Eastbourne on the south coast of England, we went kayaking, enjoyed coastal walks and the stunning scenery, and ate some delicious food.
Top 15 things to see, do and eat in Eastbourne
From its stunning Victorian pier and art deco bandstand to the cosmopolitan marina complex, an award winning contemporary art gallery or fabulous cliff top walks, there’s no end of things to see and do in Eastbourne.
Journey back in time on a steam train to Bodiam Castle
Standing on the platform I can’t yet see the train but I can hear it. Images of Casey Jones (a-steaming and a-rollin’) pop into my head. As I hear the first ‘Woo Woo’ a beautiful Victorian steam locomotive comes chugging around the corner. This fabulous old train on the Tenterden Steam Railway is taking me to a fairytale castle where knights once woed fair maidens and, no doubt slew the odd dragon or two.
Things to do on a girl’s getaway to Brighton, East Sussex
There are plenty of great things to do in Brighton on a girl’s getaway or day out, from strolling along the lovely seafront and shopping in The Lanes to a luxurious spa treatment followed by an indulgent afternoon tea.
The oriental splendour of the Royal Pavilion, Brighton
At the end of the 18th century Brighton, in East Sussex on the south coast of England, was just a small fishing town. Under the patronage of the Prince Regent, later George IV, it started to flourish as a pleasure resort and soon became fashionable with royalty, the...
South England, from Brokenhurst to Brighton
For many years now I have dreamt of buying a restored VW camper van and touring England. Over the years I've been so busy visiting other countries that I have not made enough effort to get to know my own. One region that I do know fairly well though, is the area of ...