Eastbourne, Sussex
Eastbourne is a large town on the south coast of England, in the county of East Sussex. It became a popular resort
in the 19th Century with  the arrival of rail links, and tourism is still its main industry. The town is one of the
sunniest places in Great Britain due to its sheltered location at the foot of the South Downs.

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Old Postcard, Eastbourne Pier
Eastbourne Pier
Two early 20th Century postcards of Eastbourne Pier.
Eastbourne, Marine Parade.
Marine Parade - no date for this postcard.
Did You Know............that Eastbourne Pier, which
opened in 1870, contains a "
camera obscura" which
was restored in 2003 ?
And Did You Know............that the comedian
Charlie Chester (real name Cecil Victor Manser)
was born in Eastbourne in 1914 ?
Italian Gardens, Holywell, Eastbourne
Eastbourne - Carpet Gardens
The Italian Gardens, Holywell - a 1929 postcard.
The Carpet Gardens.
Eastbourne, Western Parade
Western Parade.
Eastbourne, Wish Tower
Did You Know............that Dr John Bodkin Adams,
the main suspect in a mass murder investigation in
1956, practised in Eastbourne ? Follow
this link for a
comprehensive description of the case.
Wish Tower, Eastbourne
Another postcard of the Wish Tower, this one from the 1930s.
Eastbourne, Grand Parade and Pier
Grand Parade and the Pier.
Redoubt Music Gardens
The Redoubt Music Gardens.
Eastbourne, Langham Hotel
The Langham Hotel on Royal Parade.
Carpet Garden, Eastbourne, Vintage Postcard
The Carpet Garden - a 1950s postcard.
Meads Road, Eastbourne
Meads Road.
Beachy Head
Beachy Head.
Eastbourne Parish Church
Eastbourne Parish Church.
Eastbourne "from the foot of Beachy Head".
Eastborune, Sussex
A good aerial view of the town.
Queens Gardens.
Eastbourne, Sussex
A postcard from the 1930s.
Beachy Head
Beachy Head.
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The Parade and Bandstand.
Eastbourne, Sussex
The Front from the Pier.  
Eastbourne, Wish Tower
The Wish Tower.
Eastbourne, Queens Hotel
The Queen's Hotel.
Eastbourne, Parade Gardens
The Parade Gardens.
Beachy Head
Beachy Head.
Eastbourne, Terminus Road
Terminus Road.
Eastbourne Pier
Another view of the Pier.
Beachy Head Lighthouse
Beachy Head Lighthouse.
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Eastbourne Station
Eastbourne Station.
Meads Road, Eastbourne
Mead's Road.
The Front and Promenade.
Grand Parade from the Wish Tower.