Eastbourne and Great Dixter


Travel by Coach
2 Included Excursions
  • Stay in delightful Eastbourne
  • Discover the house and gardens at Great Dixter
  • Visit quaint Rye
  • Call at historic Bexhill-on-Sea
  • Fantastic evening entertainment

Eastbourne provides us with the perfect base from which to explore the delights of the South Coast. Staying at the Bay Burlington Hotel, we make our way to Great Dixter, gardener Christopher Lloyd’s family home, to admire the spectacular gardens here, as well as admiring the town of Rye and visiting charming Bexhill-on-Sea.

This Holiday is Great For

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Day One - Home to Eastbourne
We’ll make our way from the interchange to Eastbourne, where we’ll check in to the Bay Burlington Hotel and will enjoy a sumptuous evening meal. (D)

Day Two to Four - Eastbourne
We’ll have a great time, with two excursions to make the most of. We’ll make our way to Great Dixter, the former family home of gardener Christopher Lloyd. Discover the wonderful gardens here before calling at hilltop Rye, and then enjoying time at leisure in popular Bexhill-on-Sea. (B,D)

Day Five - Eastbourne to Home
Time to say goodbye today; we depart after breakfast and make our way to the interchange before returning home. (B)

Burlington Hotel


  • Stay right on Eastbourne’s iconic seafront directly opposite the pier
  • Watch the world go by as you relax in the bright and open bar and coffee lounge
  • Discover the fantastic South Downs nearby and Britain’s tallest chalk cliff, Beachy Head

Little beats relaxing in in a modern coffee bar and lounge with unbeatable views across the sea front as you watch the world go by. At the Burlington Hotel you can enjoy all this in a central location close to all of Eastbourne’s finest attractions.

The world-famous Carpet Gardens, Redoubt Fortress and Eastbourne Pier are all just a stone’s throw away and the town centre with an array of shops and restaurants are just a 10 minute walk away.

The South Downs National Park begins just outside of town and is easily accessible and even by walking you can easily reach Beachy Head and a little further along the coast, The Seven Sisters. Fashionable Brighton is on the other end of a scenic train ride through the park and here you can see famous sights such as the fashionable Royal Pavilion or enjoy independent shops in The Lanes area of the city.

The hotel has great spaces for relaxing after a busy day in the area, the on-site bar and coffee lounge have huge windows opening out onto the seafront, great for watching the world go by. In the restaurant you can enjoy fantastic meals at breakfast and in the evening, with great and varied menus cooked by our dedicated chefs. For even greater space and comfort why not upgrade to a standard plus, superior or premier room during your stay?

Rooms at this hotel

Hotel Gallery

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Full Day: Great Dixter and Rye

Today we enjoy a fantastic excursion to the wonderful gardens at Great Dixter. This was the family home of Christopher Lloyd, who was devoted to creating experimental gardens. Then we’ll continue on to visit the fortified hilltop town of Rye.


Half Day: Bexhill-on-Sea

Join us as we take a trip to Bexhill-on-Sea, a town steeped in history since the Napoleonic era, where pavement cafes now align this popular seaside resort.