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Christmas in Eastbourne

Eastbourne Pier

Eastbourne is a very popular Victorian seaside resort nestling under the Sussex Downs and needs little introduction.

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Eastbourne is a very popular Victorian seaside resort nestling under the Sussex Downs and needs little introduction. Take a stroll along the pier, relax in the famous Carpet and Italian Gardens, explore the town centre.

Dress code: Dress to impress for dinner on Christmas Eve and lunch on Christmas Day.


At a Glance:

· Beachy Head

· Birling Gap

· East Dean

· Seaford

· Eastbourne free time.


Day 1

Depart from East Anglia travelling to Eastbourne and arriving late afternoon at Best Western York House Hotel for your four nights stay, tea and biscuits served on arrival.


Day 2

A short sightseeing excursion as we drive onto the cliffs and Beachy Head. Continuing through Birling Gap to East Dean and Seaford before we make our way back to the hotel for hot buffet lunch in the restaurant.
This afternoon you can enjoy a stroll along the seafront into the town and soak up the festive atmosphere. We gather for an aperitif 'Champagne Cocktail' reception in the Verandah Bar. After dinner tonight, we have live entertainment.

B, D, L

Day 3

Merry Christmas! Start the day with a glass of Buck's Fizz and a gift from Santa. Try your luck at 'Guess the Weight of the Christmas Cake' and 'How many sweets are in the jar'. All proceeds to hotel's nominated charity.
Take your seats for Christmas Lunch with all the trimmings, listen to the Queen's speech. Just relax with tea and Christmas Cake before tonight's light finger buffet. Entertainment this evening is a Christmas Tree Raffle. Tickets are only £1 with proceeds to hotel's charity. The evening follows with an extravagant night of Pig Racing and Quiz of the year

B, D, L

Day 4

Enjoy a lazy breakfast and maybe a walk into town to seek a bargain in the Sales. A glass of mulled wine before lunch. Tea and mince pies arrive mid-afternoon and tonight we have Chef's Boxing Day dinner buffet before our final evening entertainment.

B, D, L

Day 5

After breakfast we leave and head for home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included, L=Lunch Included

Best Western York House Hotel


The Best Western York House Hotel is located on the Eastbourne sea front 500 yards from the pier. A short walk takes you to the town centre and the modern shopping precinct. Hotel facilities include indoor heated swimming pool, attractive veranda bar and comfortable lounges.

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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