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Eastbourne and 1066 Country

5 days - from only £299pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Eastbourne and 1066 Country

Steeped in history, explore the ancient settlements and rich landscapes of 1066 Country – where the Sussex Weald meets the sea. Discover the finest coastlines, countryside and towns with our excursions to vibrant Brighton, seaside Hastings and medieval Lewes, and take a trip into the past when we visit the famous historic site of the Battle of Hastings.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel with English breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service then on to Eastbourne for a four-night stay.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Lewes and Brighton

    Visit bustling Brighton, a popular seaside resort offering a wonderful mix of Regency heritage and specialist shops.

    From Brighton, we continue on to visit the medieval town of Lewes. The medieval streets, old English churches and tiny twittens (an old Sussex word for alleyway) allow visitors a glimpse into the true essence of bygone Lewes. The townscape is dominated by the remains of a Norman Castle, and you'll also find the town house of Anne of Cleves here.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Brighton

    Brighton
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    Included Highlights

    • Brighton
    • Lewes
  • Day 3: Day at leisure or Alfriston and Beachy Head

    Enjoy a day at leisure in Eastbourne – home to pristine beaches, a Victorian Pier and cosmopolitan marina.

    Alternatively, join our optional excursion passing the awe-inspiring cliffs of Beachy Head to reach Alfriston. Located on the banks of the Cuckmere River at the foot of the South Downs, explore the medieval twisting High Street, popular independent shops and friendly pubs and teashops!

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Alfriston

    Saint Andrews Church in Alfriston

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2023
    • Alfriston and Beachy Head
    TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 4: Battle Abbey and Hastings

    Our excursion today takes us to historic Battle Abbey, which is built on the site of one of the most historic battles in England’s history – the Battle of Hastings.

    Stand on the very spot where this decisive struggle was fought, see the Harold Stone, explore the Gatehouse Exhibition which reveals the Abbey’s role in the country’s future and admire the stunning views of the battlefield.

    Later in the day we continue to seaside Hastings – one of the old Cinque Ports where the remains of William the Conqueror’s first English castle still stands.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Battle Abbey

    Battle Abbey
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    Included Highlights

    • Hastings
    • Battle Abbey
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £29.00 (5 days).

Hotels

You will stay for four nights at the 2-star Daish's Imperial Hotel, Eastbourne.

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.

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