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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Eastbourne

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 481 fun things to do in Eastbourne for you and the family to discover, including indoor and soft play areas, tourist attractions and parks and playgrounds. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 313 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Eastbourne day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Eastbourne with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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View of Eastbourne Beach and Pier

Eastbourne Beach

  • Eastbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

It has long held the reputation of being for the discerning visitor, offering good standards and many local facilities including cafes, lost child ce...

Indoor soft play frame at The Play Station Eastbourne

PUPstation Eastbourne

  • Eastbourne
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The PUPstation Eastbourne is a soft play that offers a range of exciting, fun, energetic and adventurous play for children aged 6 months to 14 years....

Soft play slides at Leos Play Den in Eastbourne

Leos Play Den

  • Eastbourne
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Leos Play Den offers a huge multi level jungle themed adventure play frame which features all the classic fun features and padded equipment one expec...

Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

Eastbourne Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Eastbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

The sleepy, little town of Eastbourne has a few mysteries up its sleeve and it’s going to take a master sleuth to uncover the truth. Are you up to th...

Entrance to Treasure Island Eastbourne

Treasure Island Eastbourne

  • Eastbourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

Treasure Island is a complex of pirate-y goodness for all weather conditions. Buccaneers' Indoor Adventure is a huge multi level indoor soft play are...

Outside view of Redoubt Fortress and Military Museum in Eastbourne

Redoubt Fortress

  • Eastbourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Redoubt Fortress is an excellent place to take kids who are interested in history, the military or great buildings. Don't miss out on the history tou...

Water park at Fort Fun in Eastbourne

Fort Fun2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Eastbourne
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Water Parks

Fort Fun is Eastbourne’s best family fun adventure park with lots to do both indoor and outdoor! The park has plenty to channel the energy of the lit...

A little boy with a lemur at Drusillas Park in East Sussex

Drusillas Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(5)

  • Alfriston
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Home to hundreds of exotic animals and tonnes of activities, Drusillas was rated Europe’s best small zoo! Say hello to meerkats, llamas, pandas, peng...

Princes Park

  • Eastbourne
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Princes Park holds several differing elements that will delight the kids but it's still worth taking a few old favourites along too, be they bat and...

Dotto Mini Train traveling through Eastbourne

Dotto Mini Train

  • Eastbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

If you do like to be beside the seaside, take a ride on the Stagecoach Dotto Mini Train along the Eastbourne coast. It’s a lovely way to take in the...

Train at Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway

Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway

  • Eastbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

On Eastbourne Miniature Steam Railway travel behind the famous miniature steam or diesel locomotives as they meander for nearly a mile around the bea...

Dad helping son to bowl at Tenpin

Tenpin Eastbourne

  • Eastbourne
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Bowl the day away at Tenpin Eastbourne, where slidey shoes and a decent swing can make champions of you! It’s a great way to inspire a little friendl...

Kids in swimming pool at Sovereign Centre Leisure Pools in Eastbourne

Sovereign Centre Leisure Pools

  • Eastbourne
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

The Sovereign Centre is an all-weather leisure centre with wet and dry facilities, including: fun pool with waves and flume, 25m gala pool, diving po...

Indoor swimming pool at Blue Lagoon Centre in Eastbourne

Blue Lagoon Centre

  • Eastbourne
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Kids love playing in the water but they get cold easily. Avoid this problem! Take your little ones for a leisurely swim at Blue Lagoon Centre in East...

Lake at Shinewater Park in Eastbourne

Shinewater Park

  • Eastbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Shinewater Park is open throughout the year and free to visit, with plenty to do and see, making it a great place to take the kids with differing del...

Cineworld Eastbourne

Cineworld Eastbourne

  • Eastbourne
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Dive into the world of classic movies, action-packed adventures and animated wonders at Cineworld Eastbourne. Share the magic of the big screen with...

People walking at Birling Gap in Eastbourne

Birling Gap

  • Eastbourne
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Birling Gap offers a chalk and shingle beach great for rock pooling and fossil hunting at low tide. With a south west facing beach it is very popular...

Man mountain boarding at Knockhill Mountain Board Centre in Hailsham

Knockhill Mountain Board Centre

  • Hailsham
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Knockhill MBC is a small family run centre, with the emphasis on teaching those new to mountain-boarding how to ride safely and confidently. Knockhil...

Dinos

  • Seaford
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Dino's (previously Playzone) indoor play area inside the Downs Leisure Centre features pretty much everything your kids need to have fun for an after...

Boy feeding rabbit at Knockhatch Adventure Park in Hailsham

Knockhatch Adventure Park

  • Hailsham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

Do your youngsters love farmyard animals? Then Knockhatch Adventure Park is the ideal day out for them! Go visit your favourite animal then go wild i...

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