Staycation spotlight: The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne

The swimming pool at The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne Treat yourself to a luxurious summer stay by the sea. Head to Eastbourne and enjoy 5-star luxury at The Grand Hotel in England's sunniest town.

Soak up the beautiful sunshine with a stroll along the beach before you return to your stately surroundings. Enjoy mouth-watering dishes from the award-winning Mirabelle Restaurant or make the most of the sun with al fresco dining on The Princes Lawn. Spend your afternoon relaxing by the outdoor pool or make use of the tranquil indoor pool. Indulge in afternoon tea, which can be enjoyed in the truly stunning Great Hall.

Situated on the Eastbourne Promenade, there are an abundance of nearby attractions and places of interest – with a few highlights below, helping you to really make the most of your stay.

Beachy Head in East Sussex

Beachy Head

Visit Beachy Head which offers some of the most magnificent scenery from up high and explore the lovely walking pathways too.Watch the beautiful sunsets and see the pretty red & white striped lighthouse, and views across Eastbourne town and its Victorian pier in the opposite direction.

Drusillas Park

Situated just 6 miles from Eastbourne, Drusilla's Zoo Park if a fantastic day out for the whole family.With the zoo at the heart of Drusillas, you'll come face to face with hundreds of exotic animals, from monkeys and meerkats to penguins and pandas, as well as many themed adventure play areas.Pre-booking is essential.

Couple walk through the Rathfinny Estate vineyard

Rathfinny Wine Estate

Home of the Sussex Sparkling Wine, the Rathfinny Estate occupies a perfect south-facing slope, just three miles from the sea, and its climate, chalk soils and aspect make it probably the most perfect place to produce wine. Enjoy a summer tour and guided tasting. Pre-booking is essential.

Towner Art Gallery

Located just a few minutes away from The Grand, Towner is an award-winning contemporary art gallery and museum.It presents major exhibitions of contemporary art – and as a museum, it has a renowned collection of art from across the ages, and even an Art Store Tour as well as a new cultural cinema auditorium space. Pre-booking is essential

Book your three-night staycation at The Grand, Eastbourne, and save 10 per cent, including a welcome glass of Kir Royale per adult. Discover more at

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