Eastbourne at Ease!

5 & 8 Days Half Board by Coach

Highlights: Free time in Eastbourne to visit attractions in your own time

There are three miles of splendid promenades with lines of colourful deck chairs, the world famous Carpet Gardens are a constant spectacle of beauty and colour, there are tea dances in the Winter Gardens, and the Grand Parade Bandstand plays host to the finest military bands from all over the world.

Visit the many attractions of this lovely resort, book a sightseeing trip or two, explore on foot or simply sit back and relax - the choice is all yours. Return coach travel is included from your home area, and half board accommodation is provided at the ever-popular Mansion (Lions) Hotel, but the rest is up to you!

These holidays are perfect for those of you who like to ‘do your own thing’!


Phone Icon 01603 886767

For details on your pick up arrangements please click here.

per person

Holiday Attractions

There’s lots to do and see in the resort. Here are some ideas:

Iconic 1930’s Bandstand: 1812 firework concerts, tribute shows, 'big band' sound.

Royal Hippodrome Theatre: Summer showtime.

Sovereign Harbour and the Waterfront: A great mix of boutique shops and high street names, multiplex cinema, range of international restaurants plus one of the largest marinas on the south coast.

Events: Including firework displays, vintage cars, seafront processions, and annual airshow.

Winter Gardens: Tea dances, comedy clubs and even an annual beer festival!

Devonshire Park Theatre and Congress Theatre: Regular West End shows and plays.

Redoubt Fortress: One of the south coast’s most historic landmarks.

Miniature Steam Railway: A railway adventure in Eastbourne.

Out & About

It is easy to explore the surrounding countryside by public transport, or with local sightseeing companies. The Sussex Weald is a tranquil area of picturesque villages, vineyards, castles and woodland, and there is a spectacular coastline, with Brighton and Hastings within easy reach.

Useful Information:

Southern Railway DaySave ticket: Unlimited train travel for a day from £20 (2019 price).

Downlander: Day ticket available on train and bus services in the South Downs area.

Sussex Heritage Coast Travel & Leisure Guide: Days out in the Eastbourne area.

South Downs Bus Walks: A leaflet of three circular walks from bus stops.

Tourist Information Centre: Cornfield Road, in the town centre, telephone: 01323 415415.

Mansion (Lions) Hotel, Eastbourne

Mansion (Lions) Hotel, Eastbourne

The Mansion Lions Hotel is situated on the elegant Eastbourne seafront opposite the iconic Bandstand, located within a 10 minute walk from the town centre and selection of modern shops, three theatres and a local site seeing bus route going all over Beachy Head and the South Downs.

Bedrooms have en suite facilities and feature a flat screen TV, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, towels and hospitality tray – upon request we can provide an iron and ironing board. Some rooms do have a walk in shower, if this is a requirement, then please do advise us upon making your reservation.


• Lounge bar, sea-facing sun lounge, entertainment lounge, restaurant • En-suite bedrooms • Free Wi-Fi available
• Full breakfast and three course evening dinner plus tea or coffee • Two nights entertainment • Lift • There are 8 steps up to the front of the hotel.

Swipe left and right


  • Free local joining points
  • Collect Coach Miles™
  • All coach travel
  • Reserved seats on tour coaches
  • Tour Manager escorted
  • Hotel accomodation and board as stated
  • No single room supplement
  • Excursions/itinerary as stated
  • Admission fees and entertainment if stated
  • Complete luggage handling
  • Price-Back Insurance Offer

Would you like any help?

Call our friendly holiday advisors and they will be happy to guide you through the process

Phone Icon

01603 88 67 67

Why you should travel with us

  • local departure

    Free Local
    Departure Points

  • price back

    Price Back

  • single room supplement

    No Single
    Room Supplement*

  • accredited

    Accredited &
    Award Winning

*On mainland UK holidays only

Contact details

Grand UK Holidays
The Old Bakery
113 Queens Road
Norwich, Norfolk
United Kingdom
The UK Holiday Group Limited, trading as Grand UK Holidays, is an appointed representative of ITC Compliance Limited which is authorised and regulated
by the Financial Conduct Authority (registration number 313486) and who are permitted to advise on and arrange general insurance contracts. VAT Number 394 3077 33

Web design by Nu image
Powered by Roeville Reservation Software