Beachy Head and the Eastbourne Area the Sunniest Place in the UK

13 Mar 2014

Beachy Head and the Eastbourne area was once again the sunniest place on the coast last year with 1693 hours of sunshine.  Eastbourne and the surrounding area is regularly cited as being the sunniest place in the UK.  Its location on the south coast, with shelter provided by the cliffs of Beachy Head and the…

Awards · Tiger Inn

The Tiger Named Britain’s Best Pub: Country Life Magazine

14 Feb 2014

The Tiger Inn has been described as one of Britain’s Best Pubs in Country Life Magazine. The article, which appeared in the 12 February edition of the magazine, was written by Alisdair Aird, Editor of “The Good Pub Guide 2014”. In it he describes The Tiger as “a classic walkers’ pub” with a cosy atmosphere and blazing woodburner,…

Charity · Marathon

Beachy Head Marathon 2013 Raises £6300 for Local Charities

21 Jan 2014

On Tuesday 21 January the Mayor of Eastbourne, Cllr Mike Thompson, will present cheques to the voluntary groups and charities who assisted with the Beachy Head Marathon in 2013. A total of £6300 was raised, showing a 12% increase on the previous year, and will be divided between the following voluntary organisations and charities: Rotary…

Cottages · Reviews

Beachy Head Holiday Cottages Recommended in The Times

13 Dec 2013

Beachy Head Holiday Cottages have been recommended in a travel article in The Times. The article, which appeared on Saturday 7 December in the section “A Good Walk”, features a walk around Alfriston and the Cuckmere River. Beachy Head Holiday Cottages is recommended as local accommodation for walkers, and described as “superbly run and very…


Beachy Head features in David Dimbleby programme

28 Nov 2013

A Starring Role for Beachy Head In David Dimbleby’s Britain and the Sea Beachy Head and the cliffs of the Seven Sisters, just along the coast from Eastbourne, feature to spectacular effect in the BBC television programme Britain and the Sea. In the second episode, shown on Sunday 24th November, well-known TV presenter David Dimbleby…


50th Anniversary of Doctor Who: Doctor Who The War Games Filmed in East Dean

28 Nov 2013

With the focus currently on the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, it recently came to light that part of the series Doctor Who The War Games was filmed in East Dean and the surrounding area. The series was the last one starring the second incarnation of The Doctor Patrick Troughton and was filmed in Spring…

Beachy Head Brewery

Legless Rambler Makes It to the Top

18 Oct 2013

Beachy Head Brewery: Success at Eastbourne Beer Festival 2013 Roger Green and his team from the Beachy Head Brewery have beaten off strong competition to win CAMRA’s Best Micro Brewery Beer at this year’s Eastbourne Beer Festival with their fine ale “Legless Rambler”. The Beer Festival, which was held over three days 10 – 12…


New National Trust Café and Shop at Birling Gap

18 Sep 2013

The new National Trust café, shop and information centre at Birling Gap are now open for business. The café offers a comfy seating area, delicious food and beautiful views of the sea, plus an ice-cream parlour serving local Sussex ice-cream. In the shop visitors can find locally sourced items and seaside goods, together with traditional…

Beachy Head Brewery · Eastbourne · Events

Award-winning Ales from The Beachy Head Brewery…

9 Sep 2013

…return to Eastbourne Beer Festival, 10 – 12 October 2013 “The Famous Christmas Ale” from the Beachy Head Brewery, which won Best Beer from a Micro Brewery in 2012, is returning to the Eastbourne Beer Festival this year.  The Brewery’s “Legless Rambler”, “Southdown Ale” and “Original Ale” will also be amongst the 120 real ales…