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Lovely beach

The beach is lovely - steep shingle. Very picturesque, and looked great in the sunshine. The view... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
Clean shingle beach.

Plenty of facilities around the seafront with beach huts for hire. Pier not as good as it used to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Swansea, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
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  • Terrible1%
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Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD, England
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All reviews clean beach sea front flower beds seaside walk beautiful promenade litter picking market stalls slow stroll plenty of chairs long stretch deck chairs pebble beach different levels leisurely stroll dog walkers walk along sea air
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is lovely - steep shingle. Very picturesque, and looked great in the sunshine. The view to sea is great

Thank Jonhayes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of facilities around the seafront with beach huts for hire. Pier not as good as it used to be... facilities have been closed since it's recent sale. Good seafront bars.

Thank Gwyndalf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful sea side upscale hotels, all in classic white, beautiful maintained parks. A very clean area well maintained. The beach consists of larger pebbles and is quite steep. Small shops line the promenade at places. Some of the benches and shelters are occupied by homeless,...More

Thank GinnyKelowna
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This part of Eastbourne is really nice. There are grand carpet gardens, the famous pier and some beach cafes. There is an ice cream hut with some chairs outside. The trick is to finish your ice cream before it's snatched by a seagull. The downside...More

Thank Don T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pepple beach is long and very clean. It is great for walkers. The sea was very choppy when we were there so not sure if suitable for swimmers in the summer

Thank JAA_MK
Reviewed 12 September 2018

A nice clean stretch of beach. Lots to see and do in this relaxing area. There are sandy areas of the beach, but it's mainly stones / pebbles.

Thank Scott D
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This is a lovely easy walk along the seafront. Lovely gardens and large pebble beach. Lots of places to sit and people watch.

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 7 September 2018

The grand parade is nice and flat so makes it easy for a nice walk and is easy for wheel chairs. There are cafes and seats all along so you can sit and people watch while having a nice drink

Thank home40
Reviewed 1 September 2018

The beach at Eastbourne, although it has some sand in a few places, in which children can play, in the main it is pebbly. On the plus side, you have plenty of room to spread out, even on a busy day and it is normally...More

Thank D0dge51
Reviewed 28 August 2018

As per British weather on a good day sun out 26 degrees beautiful you cannot go wrong with a wonder down the sea front if the weather is not good it can be cold and wet lol there are stalls along the way weekends are...More

Thank Derek S
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