The Devonshire Park Hotel Eastbourne
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Eastbourne
... are certain the caves are haunted and they wouldn't venture too far without us especially in the dark and damp corners we found ourselves wandering through! The coast line is made up of sandstone and has kilometres of tunnels carved into it which were used by the smugglers to hide their goods. To get up to the caves from the beach, we took the funicular and at the summit we were rewarded with beautiful views over Hastings and the English Channel.
... They were up early working on the reconstruction. It's going to be a big job, and I'll be following its progress with interest over coming months.
I had a closer look at the Queen's Hotel. It was built in a right angled shape to block the view of the less swanky boarding houses on the eastern side of the seafront from the posh hotels in the main part. It appears that the pier was similar to. Hobart's 'flannelette curtain' and ...
... fall, enough to dampen the air without getting the boardwalk wet. We walked along and admired the art and crafts and dirty postcards displayed by eager stall owners for only a few pounds. Walking further we spied several penny game stores, some a hundred years old, selling wet day activities for 10, 20, 50p and a pound. These games were varied- sloth chimes, fortune telling from a model staring head, model horse racing and air hockey amongst others. I bet Nic at a game ...
... truly wealthy have been over the centuries. The costs to build and maintain these and other properties we've seen is staggering. And yet there is a certain magic about being able to walk in the same gardens and partake of the beauty there, to imagine what it must have been like to live in those times and to realize that even with all the wealth their lives were short and fragile from political unrest, wars and ...
... tour the place; it has a unique style and I can see how it would have been impressive in its time.
After touring the pavilion I wandered around The Lanes for a bit, poking my head in various shops, but before long I have to return my car to the rental company and then catch my train back to London.
This time I’m staying at a Marriott hotel a bit north of Hyde ...