Bay Lodge is located on the seafront opposite the Redoubt Military Fortress and the Pavilion Tea Gardens, and just across from the beach. The pier is about 10-15 mins walk and other attractions like the theatres, Band Stand, the Wish Tower and the main shops are 20-30 minutes walk. There is a Dotto Train which runs all along the seafront in summer, and there is good local bus service with pickups along the seafront and Terminus Road. Sovereign Harbour, with its shops, cinema and restaurants, is 5-10 mins by car.
Nearby Points of Interest
Beachy Head (4 mi)
Beachy Head, the South Downs and Seven Sisters Country Park are all easily accessible from Eastbourne. The start of the South Downs lies at the end of the promenade at Holywell Bay and is ideal for walking. Beachy Head has breathtaking views of the sea and surrounding countryside. Have a look at the Belle Toute Lighthouse and coast guard cottages at Birling Gap. For a level walk and some bird watching visit Cuckmere Haven followed by lunch at the Cuckmere Pub.
Redoubt Napoleonic Fortress (0.1 mi)
Seven Sisters Country Park (6 mi)
Situated in the South Downs National Park, the Seven Sisters Country Park comprises 280 hectares of chalk cliffs, meandering river valley and open chalk grassland. It is a popular place for a number of outdoor activities including walking, birdwatching, cycling and canoeing.
Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival - Parade along seafront in May.
International Tennis (1.5 mi) A week in June of international tennis at Devonshire Park Lawn Tennis Club. Top women players.
999 Show - Two days show of emergency services in July Western Lawns.
Mardigras in July Fisherman's Green.
Hot Air Balloon Festival Hampden Park July.
Lammas Festival Western Lawns July.
Beach Life Festival (0.5 mi) Two days in July of activities:- inline skating, kite flying, sailing, power boat racing, skateboarding etc. Stalls and rides on the seafront.
Eastbourne Airbourne (0.5 mi) Four day free airshow on the seafront in August.
Steampunk Festive in September.
Walking Festival September.
Beer Festival (2 mi) The biggest beer festival in East Sussex comes to Eastbourne's Winter Garden every October. Try from a range of over 150 real cask ales on tap, from quirky named brews to award winners, all of which have been chosen especially for the festival by our local CAMRA members.In addition visit the Wine Bar, Cider Bar and the International Bottled Beers Bar for a range of brews from all around the world.
Bonfire Society Torchlit Parade along seafront in October.
Beachy Head Marathon (2 mi) The Eastbourne Beachy Head Marathon is one the biggest off-road marathons in the UK. Formerly known as the Seven Sisters Marathon, it is popular for its scenic and challenging route through the South Downs National Park countryside. Great for runners, joggers or walkers looking to get fit.
Christmas Market at the Band Stand December.
Supermarket (3 mi)
There is a large Tesco supermarket approximately 5 minutes drive away.
Local Shops (0.25 mi)
There is a chemist, grocery store, off licence and many other shops approximately five minutes walk away in Seaside Road.
Restaurants/Cafes (0.25 mi)
There are several takeaways and restaurants including fish and chips, Chinese, Indian and Thai approximately 5-10 minutes walk away in Seaside Road.
Pub (0.25 mi)
Victoria Pub nearby which serves local ales and meals (not every day).
Pub (0.5 mi)
Marine Pub in Seaside Road which has a restaurant serving a variety of meals. It is a highlight at Christmas as it is decorated on the inside with hundreds of lights.
Beach Deck restaurant - just across the road on the seafront next to Treasure Island.
Natural Fitness Centre - next to the Redoubt Fortress - have a massage or do some Yoga with a sea view.
Sovereign Centre - swimming pools and gym.
Fresh fish shop at Fisherman's Green.