Discover a selection of 267 holiday rentals in Eastbourne that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including parking available and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 71 per night, and flats & apartments and cottages are popular options for a stay in Eastbourne. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Explore Eastbourne in charming holiday lettings

From the white coastal cliffs of Seven Sisters to the castle ruins that take you centuries back in time, Eastbourne in East Sussex has something of interest near holiday lettings for all travellers. You can enjoy an outdoor holiday on one of the beaches or as you hike to the edge of a breezy coastal cliff, and you’ll also find a bounty of art museums and kids’ activities. That means this vibrant seaside resort is great for solo travellers, families and even couples who want to take in the romantic seaside views.

History

Heritage sites near Eastbourne holiday cottages

The rich history of Eastbourne is apparent in the numerous heritage sites and historic attractions you’ll find within minutes of holiday cottages. One of the oldest in Eastbourne is the Pevensey Castle, a millennia-old fortress built from the stones of a Roman garrison. Additionally, Herstmonceux Castle is an awe-inspiring brick fortification with wonderfully-preserved walls and towers that now stand at over 500 years old, or the rotund Wish Tower, which is a fascinating piece of the English defences against a potential Napoleonic invasion. Of course, one of your best bets might be the downtown Eastbourne Heritage Centre, where you’ll find artefacts, maps and displays of Eastbourne’s history located in the lovely Victorian manor.

Things to do

Things to do near Eastbourne holiday homes

No matter what charming or historic destinations interest you, Eastbourne offers an array of meaningful attractions. Holiday homes can be found near many attractions, like Eastbourne Pier, a classic Victorian pier and boardwalk known for the fish and chips, or the fascinating Redoubt Fortress, which is a two-centuries-old rotund citadel. Beachy Head Lighthouse is situated at the foot of hundreds of meters of the famous white cliffs. If a cultural display is more of your interest, Towner Art Gallery is a large art gallery in the South of England that boasts an impressive collection of contemporary art. Of course, no escape to your holiday rental would be complete without a visit to the sandy Eastbourne Beach.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Eastbourne

Do you want to find top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Eastbourne a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Eastbourne Pier (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Drusilla's Zoo (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Brighton Sea Life Centre (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Brighton Pier (18.9 mi / 30.5 km)
  • Treasure Island (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Adventure Park (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Eastbourne

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Eastbourne is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Beachy Head (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Brighton Beach (19 mi / 30.6 km)
  • Eastbourne Beach (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Pevensey Bay Beach (4.3 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Seven Sisters Country Park (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Arlington Bluebell Walk (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Eastbourne

The nearest airport is in London (LGW-Gatwick), located 33.3 mi (53.6 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Eastbourne Station or Eastbourne Hampden Park Station to see more of the city.

How to get around

Getting to your Eastbourne holiday rental

Eastbourne has many modes of transport to get you to and from your holiday rental. Quite possibly the most convenient transport you can take to move in and around Eastbourne is the bus line, commonly referred to as a stagecoach. As a coastal city, ferries are also quite popular. Conveniently, you’ll also find a train running from Eastbourne to the regional airport.

Food & drink

Sample regional delicacies in Eastbourne

The delicacies of Eastbourne are most heavily influenced by its coastal nature and seafaring past, so you can look forward to some of the best fish and chips around. Besides the savoury food, one of the best parts of finding great Eastbourne restaurants near your holiday rental is that your meal often comes with a scenic ocean view. If you happen to be in town during the annual Eastbourne Feastival, you’ll be treated to a vast assortment of international food and local brews.

Family friendly

Kid-friendly fun near Eastbourne holiday homes

Eastbourne has family attractions that will keep you coming back to your holiday rental year after year. One such kid-friendly space is the Knockhatch Adventure Park, a water and amusement park, where you will find a refreshing water slide and a rather exotic petting zoo. Another whimsical way to make family memories could be riding on one of the fully-immersive miniature train cars at Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway Adventure Park. If you are headed to the beach, there’s always Fort Fun, a kiddie theme park with a great splash park, sand activities, indoor playground and ball pit. Many families love miniature golf, which is offered at the pirate-themed Treasure Island Adventure Park.

Can I find a vacation rental around Eastbourne?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 267 vacation rentals near Eastbourne. From 79 flats & apartments to 97 cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Eastbourne for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.