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Eastbourne Launches New Look Holiday Guide
Eastbourne Tourism will be launching their new look Holiday Guide at the British Travel Trade Fair with four exciting new themes and itineraries.
Visit the stand for more information on Sports and Activities from hang gliding at the top of the South Downs to sailing along the resorts beautiful coastline from the £50 million Sovereign Harbour Marina.

Coast & Countryside offers itineraries which take in the stunning views of the South Downs and Eastbourne’s famous chalk cliff coastline which includes national beauty spot Beachy Head.

Cultural Pursuits offers a programme of West End shows including Carousel, Blood Brothers and the UK premiere of the Broadway smash hit Jekyll & Hyde. The resort’s four theatres also offer opera, ballet and classic drama, as well as outdoor Shakespeare productions in the seafront gardens and contemporary and classic art exhibitions at the Towner Art Gallery.

For those who enjoy a Traditional Seaside day out, there is still plenty on offer from the traditional Victorian pier, Bandstand, five miles of beaches and three tier promenade.

With 20,000 tennis balls on order, visitors can expect an action packed tennis season of six tournaments starting with the Hastings Direct International Championships from 12 – 19 June. Last year the line up included 7 out of the World’s top ten ranked women, including Lindsey Davenport and Jennifer Capriati, who provided top tennis for the thousands of fans in Devonshire Park’s Centre Court stadium. Take advantage of offers on Centre Court tickets and private dining packages in the exclusive Devonshire Club.

The resort offers nearly 40 events in total from free four day airshow Airbourne, featuring the best of the Royal Air Force to the biggest inline Skate festival in the country. Special group discounts are available for Eastbourne Beer Festival, which features over 80 Best of British real ales from Nessie’s Monster Mash to the Slurping Stoat and Furstey Ferret, along with a range of traditional pub games to try.

The resort offers many attractions including the recently reopened Camera Obscura on Eastbourne Pier which is the only pier based offshore camera in Britain today. Originally built in 1901 by the Victorians and destroyed by fire in 1970, the camera has recently been restored and visitors can again view a full 360 projected image of Eastbourne seafront.

For further information visit the Eastbourne Tourism stand or visit www.visiteastbourne.com or telephone 01323 415435.
19 February, 2004

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