Premier Inn Eastbourne
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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Set off this morning and drove up to the Arundel Castle hoping to have a look at the famous cricket oval in the grounds, but opening time was 10.30am and we didn't want to hang around for that long! So it was off to Littlehampton and our first glimpse of the English Channel, driving through the quaint little seaside towns, all with their piers and …
... and Roy, by the time we arrived at the Pier all the rides had closed for the day however, they still had the chance to have a couple of games in the amusement arcade, with our favourite being multi-puck 4 player air hockey with the kids verse parents. The kids trounced the parents good and proper and we are now going to have to live in ridicule for days to come.
We are all enjoying our stay in this area and know how lucky we are to have this wonderful ...
... age of the guests here.
Unlike our London hotel, this one has a fridge in the room, and it even has a library. There are small bowls of sugar cubes on the table in the bar complete with little tongs. It's a bit posh!
We can see the Eastbourne Pier from our window - part of this burnt down a couple of months ago, which is sad, as this is one of Eastbourne's iconic attractions. I believe the rest of the pier was re-opened to the public on the weekend, ...
... 8230;still with plenty of oranges onboard.
The first half of the crossing was good but then a gale came in from the SouthWest and for 24 hours we had a rough patch with high seas on our stern Port quarter giving us good speed over the ground of 7 knots. When the gale had passed we were rounding Ushant (off the French coast), and once we had crossed the shipping lanes in the Channel we had a strong South Westerly wind to blow us into Falmouth ...
... which reminded me of Santa Monica pier in the US. Lots of food stands, some bars and heaps of amusement rides and the like. Jo and I had a go on the dodgem cars. She seemed to think I would then be going on some ridiculous ride thing where you get spun round in the air.....clearly that didn't happen. We did however do a very English thing and have a Pimms on the pier. ...