The relaxed elegance of Eastbourne offers a splendid seafront with Victorian hotels, and a 1930s bandstand. The Towner Art Gallery exhibits modern British works. Nearby, Redoubt Fortress, built during the Napoleonic Wars, has a military museum. Southwest along the coast, in South Downs National Park, are the tall chalk cliffs of Beachy Head and its striped 1902 lighthouse.
Pevensey Castle encompasses rich history and fun things to do and see for adults and children. With a history stretching back over 16 centuries, Pevensey Castle chronicles the story of Britain's south coast defences. Beginning in the 4th century as the strongest of the Roman 'Saxon Shore' forts, it was the landing place of William the Conqueror's army in 1066.
Seaford Head Nature Reserve is home to many nationally important species of plants, birds and insects. Relax with a peaceful walk past the world renowned view of the Coastguard Cottages, Seven Sisters white cliffs, and the river meanders of the Cuckmere valley.
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