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Eastbourne Pier in Summer


Eastbourne is a quiet, safe town - a traditional seaside town famous for its beautiful setting between the green hills of the South Downs, the white cliffs of Seven Sisters and the sea. It is also famous for being the sunniest town in Britain. The school is located right in the centre of Eastbourne so all the town’s facilities are within easy walking distance.

Eastbourne offers many things to international students:

  • quiet, safe place with lots of facilities for students
  • within minutes of stunning scenery
  • very good transport links to London
  • quick and easy access to international airports and Eurostar

Fact File

  • Population: 100,000
  • Distance to London: 90 minutes by train
  • Nearest airports: Gatwick (60 minutes), Heathrow (120 minutes)
  • Main attractions: beach, Eastbourne Pier, bandstand, Seven Sisters and Beachy Head


Eastbourne is a traditional English seaside town with a classic Victorian seafront, a pier, many parks and gardens, five theatres, three museums and art galleries. A lot of money was recently invested in the town to add ultra-modern facilities.  

Towner Art Gallery


Eastbourne has a wide range of shops. From the modern Beacon Centre, to the quaint Victorian shopping streets of Little Chelsea, the boutiques in the Enterprise Centre or the designer shops at the harbour, there is something for everyone.

The Beacon Shopping Centre

Food and Entertainment

There is plenty to do in Eastbourne. In addition to a wide range of restaurants, cafes and traditional tea-rooms there is a good selection of cinemas, clubs and discos and more than 70 pubs.


Eastbourne is famous for sports including the Nature Valley International Tennis Tournament, played on grass courts in June just before Wimbledon, and the Eastbourne Extreme, held in July and one of the biggest extreme sports festivals in the UK.

As well as sports centres and swimming pools, there are facilities for rowing, horse-riding, sailing, windsurfing, beach volleyball, golf, cycling, football, rugby, basketball and tennis, amongst others. Eastbourne also has a large marina with five separate harbours.

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