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Eastbourne, Smugglers and Shipwrecks

Holiday Highlights

  • Fascinating tour around Smugglers Country with an expert guide
  • Visit interesting Bateman's, the family home of Rudyard Kipling
  • Step back in time in historic Hastings
  • Explore popular Eastbourne at your leisure
  • Enjoy entertainment on most evenings

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4 out of 5 stars ( from 5 customers )

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Holiday details

What is Included?

  • 4 nights dinner, room & breakfast
  • 2 included excursions
  • Return coach travel

Fresh crisp air, award-winning sandy beaches and a Victorian Pier - Eastbourne is a wonderful and traditional seaside town. Join us as we relive some of the daring exploits of the Sussex smugglers - they may be long gone but their notoriety lives on. Ahoy me hearties!

Included Excursions

Full day: Bateman's & Hastings
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Half day: 'Smugglers Country'
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Holiday Details

Day 1: From Home to Resort
You will travel to your interchange either by feeder service from your joining point or independently. Here you will join your holiday coach to travel to your resort.
Day 2: In Resort
In and around your resort.
Day 5: From Resort to Home
Departing after breakfast, you will travel to your interchange. Here you will join the feeder service to return to your joining point or return home independently.


Hertford, UK

6 July 2012

Typical English Resort and surrounding area.

Thoroughly enjoyed this holiday, very relaxing and the surrounding area didn't disappoint.

Sue B


4 July 2012

very good value for money

Would not hesitate to recommend this tour to anyone The excursion to Rudyard Kipling's home was very enjoyable as was the other excursions through Sussex and Kent.Hotel staff were very helpful and the service at meal times was very efficient.We had a good driver in Roger in whom we felt safe with and his knowledge of the area was broad and interesting.

Ms doubtfire


3 July 2012

good value but don't be misled

the holiday was good value as usual but the title was very misleading as there was very little reference to smugglers or shipwrecks. the hotel has certainly seen better days and is due for an upgrade - especially the dining room.



26 June 2012

enjoyed:batemans/southdowns/beachy head/Hastings

Our Driver and courier Roger was very entertaining and past on his knowledge of eastbourne(and had 24 years experience of doing coach tours in eastbourne)the views of the southdowns were breath taking.


Derbyshire, UK

22 June 2012

Could do with some TLC

The coach was very comfortable.The driver was superb.His knowledge on the excurtions was incredible.The hotel needs redecorating throughout.The meals were on the s mall size.The only day we had whole potatoes we received two small ones,OK if youre dieting!The waiter was slow..If you didnt get there early there was no water jugs available. still Eastbourne was great.

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