THE SEAFRONT PROMENADE
This stretches from Holywell in the West to Langney Point in the East. Ramps lead to the Lower Prom near the Pier, Bandstand and Wish Tower. During summer, the Dotto Train runs entire Prom to the Harbour, has ramp for small manual wheelchairs. There are wooden beach pathways to high water mark at the Lifeguard Station and either sides of the Bandstand. See page 7 for accessible toilets. There are cafes and kiosks along the Prom. Car parks at Wish Tower slopes, Treasure Island, Fisherman’s Green, Fort Fun, Prince William Parade.
The Bandstand and the Seafront Office (TIC) Tel: 01323 410611.
Beware some of the Promenade is a shared cycle path while other paths are marked with lanes dedicated for walkers or cyclists.
THE WATERFRONT and SOVEREIGN HARBOUR
Most of the harbour area is accessible by wheelchair. Large free car park, Blue Badge spaces. Accessible public toilet. Accessible walkways to and around the harbour, beach, lock-gates, bars and restaurants, some with accessible toilets. Some of the paths are shared cycleways. Sovereign Retail Park with shops, post office in ASDA, petrol station – pump card payment only. Boots chemist with midnight pharmacy. Defiant Sports Hub. Community Centre.
For further information about Eastbourne, contact the Eastbourne Visitor Centre (new name for the Tourist Information Centre) Welcome Building, Compton Street, Eastbourne, BN21 4BP. Tel: 01323 415415. Open daily 9.30am to 4pm Oct to Mar, 5pm Apr to Sept. They can help with hotel accommodation, theatre bookings, events, places to visit, transport, etc.
Seafront Office by Bandstand, 6 Lower Parade, Grand Parade, BN21 3AD. Tel: 01323 410611. Open 9:30-4 Mon-Fri December to March; 9:30-5 April, May & October; June-Sept: 9.30am-6 pm; 9pm show nights. Closed throughout November.
You can get your Eastbourne Resort Guide from the Eastbourne Visitor Centre or www.visiteastbourne.com.
Lifeguard Station & First Aid Post Lower Parade BN21 3AD Near Wish Tower open May-September, 10-5. Tel: 01323 412290.