Welcome to Eastbourne
Eastbourne has award-winning beaches and many exciting local attractions. Eastbourne is the sunniest place in the UK, according to reports last year and its blue skies make Eastbourne an impressively photogenic destination. Eastbourne is home to the Europe’s largest man-made marina, Sovereign Harbour, which has a variety of restaurants, shops and attractions. Eastbourne is a resort town on England’s southeast coast. On the seafront are Victorian hotels, the 19th-century Eastbourne Pier and a 1930s bandstand. The stream that gave Eastbourne its name. Our town has its origins in a settlement which in Anglo-Saxon times was known as Burne, meaning a brook or stream. This name became Borne in Norman times and later Bourn or Bourne.