Eastbourne is one of the top summer destinations in England. It lies within East Sussex and beside the cliff of Beachy Head. Eastbourne is one of the sunniest places in the United Kingdom with summers being the busiest time of the year. Months of July and August may get too hot for you, so it is best to book a discount hotel during May or September when the temperature is milder. Get the best deals on discount hotels online.
The name of the town was derived from the word “Burne” which is the stream that flows through Motocombe Gardens. During the 13th century, the name was later on changed to “Bourne” and added the prefix “East” to differentiate it with West Bourne.
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Sports fans would surely have a great time in Eastbourne as it hosts some of the biggest sporting events in England including the AEGON International Tennis Championships in June, Eastbourne Extreme in July, Eastbourne International Airshow in August, and the Beachy Head Marathon in October. Aside from the pristine beaches in Eastbourne, there are also beautiful parks in the city that attracts many tourists such as the Carpet Gardens, Helen Garden and Hampden Park. Popular attractions for families traveling with kids include the Fort Fun Theme Park and Rocky's Adventure.
Most attractions in the town center is accessible on foot. The most affordable public transport in Eastbourne is the bus service which travels all over East Sussex. Avail of Downlander tickets to get unlimited bus and railway rides outside town and along South Downs.