Medieval Scotney Castle and Bexhill


Travel by Coach
2 Included Excursions
  • Discover medieval Scotney Castle
  • Take in the castle’s beautiful scenery, gardens and architecture
  • Enjoy a trip to bustling Bexhill-on-Sea

This fantastic tour takes us to medieval Scotney Castle, where you will find a host of attractions to explore - a country house, a romantic garden, a moated castle - all enclosed by a beautiful wooded estate. From our base in Eastbourne, we will also explore charming Bexhill-on-Sea, famous for its fascinating heritage and bustling atmosphere.

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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 Majestic 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 enjoy a trip to medieval Scotney Castle, with its amazing gardens and architecture to take in. As well as this, we’ll pay a visit to 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)

Majestic Eastbourne Hotel


  • Enjoy a drink and relax in open plan lounges with views across the Royal Parade to the beach and sea
  • Stay at the heart of Eastbourne close to Redoubt Fort and the town’s pier
  • Venture further afield to easily discover Brighton and the South Downs

At the Majestic Hotel you will stay right on the main street along Eastbourne’s Royal Parade, close to Redoubt Fort, the world famous Carpet Gardens and the Victorian pier.

Eastbourne has been a favourite destination on the south coast for many years and the town has recently seen a revival in some of its most famous attractions. The hotel is within a short walk of Eastbourne Pier, which was recently renovated after a devastating fire in 2014. The pier has been home to Victorian Tea Rooms and the Camera Obscura for more than 100 years.

Venturing further afield you can enjoy fantastic landscapes with rolling green hills and chalk cliffs in the dramatic South Downs which begin just to the west of the town. Eastbourne train station is around 15 minutes’ walk away from the hotel and from here Lewes and bohemian Brighton are just a short train ride away.

In the hotel you can enjoy fantastic breakfast and evening meals with snacks available from the bar throughout the day. As well as the relaxing lounge and open fronted bar area giving great views of the seafront, the hotel also has a beautiful sun terrace - the perfect place to sit and watch the world go by.

Rooms at this hotel

Hotel Gallery

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Full Day: Scotney Castle

We'll enjoy an excursion to Scotney Castle. The beautiful gardens, bursting with rhododendrons and azaleas, form a glorious backdrop to the fairytale castle and there is a wealth of history and treasures to be found in the Victorian country mansion.

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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.