Activities and Attractions in and around Bexhill

Out & About

 

Bexhill - Hidden Seaside Gem on the South Coast

Bexhill is that quintessential seaside town that time forgot. Nestled in the heart of “1066 Country” and in between the larger and busier towns of Hastings & Eastbourne yet within easy reach of both – Bexhill has maintained a very desirable, relaxing and safe environment for families of all ages and is the ideal springboard to our local towns and superb countryside. Subject to considerable recent investment our superb seafront is a delight to behold. If you are looking for a truly restful holiday you won’t be disappointed.

The De La Warr Pavilion

The De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill

Built in the 1920’s as a theatre and arts centre the De La Warr Pavilion sits proudly on the Bexhill seafront offering panoramic sea views from a timeless age. This unique art deco building provides excellent food and hosts numerous shows and exhibitions. In 2005, it was reopened to the public after an £8 million restoration and refurbishment project. It now claims to be the principal centre for contemporary art and architecture on the south coast.

Bexhill Shopping – “Quaint, Quirky & Unique”

If you’re looking for something different in your shopping Bexhill could well be the place for you. There are many Individual and privately owned businesses that make shopping in Bexhill a most interesting experience. Gifts, Cards, Antiques, Clothing, Revival, Specialist Mosaic, Pre-loved – books, music, clothing, furniture ... and they’re all just a short walk from the hotel.

But if large and commercial is what you are seeking then the new M&S store is joining the array of shops at Ravenside situated on the outskirts of Bexhill just 2 miles from the hotel.

Eating out/Restaurants

The variety of restaurants and cafes provides a diverse choice for everyone’s taste – Classic English, Italian, Indian, Nepalese, Chinese, Turkish, French, Belgian as well as an abundance of Cafés and Coffee Shops. A short trip into the country will take you to many classic English Pubs with good food and fine ales.

Special Interest

Sailing

The Bexhill Sailing Club is just 100 metres away directly on the seafront and welcomes visiting sailors from other UK clubs on a temporary membership scheme.

Fishing

With 5 miles of superb Sea Fishing available it’s no wonder we are now hosting the biggest Sea Fishing Festival in the South East: www.bexhillseaanglingfestival.com

Bexhill Sea Fishing Festival

Windsurfing & Kite Surfing

Windsurfing & Kite Surfing

Sun, Sea, Wind & Surf – we’ve got all you need for that perfect day on the water. Bexhill has become well known as an excellent venue for wind and kite surfing – all year round if you’ve got the courage.

Children’s Activities

The Beach

An endless playground at low tide with miles of safe sandy beach & rock pools to explore, including real Dinosaur Footprints.

Egerton Park Playground

A superb new Play-zone for children and young people featuring a Zip Wire and wooden climbing frames. A Health & Fitness Zone with outdoor fitness equipment, climbing wall and basketball. Delightful gardens, lakes, tennis and indoor bowls.

Museum

Recently updated with, amongst other interests a gallery devoted to celebrating Bexhill’s role as the birth place of British Motor racing. Now also including the Bexhill Costume Museum.

Swimming Pool

Our local Indoor Swimming Pool, complete with Waves & Slide is just a couple of miles away at Ravenside Retail Park.

Golf

Golf holidays in Bexhill

We have two Golf courses in Bexhill and several others within striking distance.

Highwoods Golf Club: www.highwoodsgolfclub.co.uk

Cooden Beach Golf Club: www.coodenbeachgc.com

Glyndebourne Opera

This world renowned operatic and musical venue is on our doorstep. Enjoy their classic “picnic and opera” during their summer season of events. Glyndebourne is just 45 minutes on the train to Lewes where you will be picked up and taken to the most amazing operatic venue in the south east countryside. Visit www.glyndebourne.com

Countryside

Lovely Countryside around Bexhill

We are surrounded by beautiful countryside – glorious walks, castles, quaint English villages, rolling hills. We can advise you on local places to visit and country walks to enjoy. There is an abundance of National Trust & English Heritage Properties to visit in the area. The South Downs & Beachy Head can be seen clearly from the Bexhill Seafront and is just a short journey away by train or car. Visit www.beachyhead.org.uk

Also visit www.visit1066country.com or www.discoverbexhill.com for further information of places to visit.

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