Holidays in Bexhill-on-Sea
Set just 10 miles from Eastbourne, this idyllic seaside town boasts miles of uncrowded beaches. Enjoy the promenade sprinklers, finding rock pools to explore, beach huts to hire and test out the ice-cream or coffee at the many seafront cafes while you watch the world go by.
De La Warr Pavilion is unmissable as a national centre of contemporary art, for entertainment, education and stimulation. Egerton Park, a short stroll away, provides tranquil green space and a boating lake for family frolics and duck-feeding opportunities.
Places to visit near Bexhill on Sea
As well as all the attractions in Bexhill, you have very easy access to Eastbourne, including the iconic pier, several theatres, and serious retail therapy at the new Beacon shopping centre.
Or head to St Leonards-on-Sea & Hastings to the east for further coastal explorations.
You also have many historic attractions nearby, such as Pevensey Bay, where William the Conqueror landed to change the course of English history in 1066, and castles galore, including the impressive Bodiam Castle just a short drive away.
Bexhill on Sea sits on a direct train line to London Victoria, Brighton, Lewes, Ashford and Gatwick Airport. It is also an easy drive to Dover and Folkestone ports, so accessible for the continent.
Enjoy a spot of sport
If you can drag yourself away from walks on the glorious promenade and swims in the sea, there are other ways to burn off some of those cake and ice-cream-filled calories you’ll have gained in the seafront cafes.
The sailing and rowing clubs provide a friendly space for those interested in the sports. Kayak fishing is becoming more popular in the area (summer is perfect for bass and mackerel).
Bexhill-on-Sea boasts two of the best golf courses in East Sussex. The Cooden Beach Golf Course is both fun and challenging whilst Highwoods Golf Course is located slightly more inland. Established in 1924, it has matured over the years into one of the finest courses in the area.