Walking

Whether you are up for a stroll or a keen hiker, there are beautiful walks in and around Eastbourne, accessible routes for disabled people and organised walks and clubs if you prefer meeting up with others to enjoy your walk.

People looking for free, fun outdoor activities with the children can try the Sovereign Harbour Trails.  These include a Crab Trail, Jellyfish Trail, Lobster Trail, Octopus Trail and Starfish Trail and can be downloaded from the Sovereign Harbour website or go to the Facebook page for more information on these and other family friendly activities.

The South Downs National Park offers walks with fantastic sea views. The Downs around Eastbourne are recognised as an area of outstanding natural beauty with views of Beachy Head and the English Channel.  The Peace Path at Beachy Head also offers wheelchair users the chance to enjoy this area

Eastbourne has a magnificent heritage including a range of parks to suit all of your tastes and interests.

If you enjoy walking with other people, why not try some of the local Health Walks or join a Ramblers group?

For wheelchair users there are a number of accessible routes in and around the town. You can download the Eastbourne Access Guide here.

Eastbourne also has many parks where you can walk, run, or just stroll or use the sports facilities and children’s playgrounds on offer. For more information, visit the Council’s web pages covering Eastbourne’s Parks and Gardens.