Best Places In United Kingdom For Micro Trips

The holiday season is yet a long time away, but the boring 9 to 5 routine has driven you crazy. You need to go away from home and visit somewhere other place where you can revitalise your body. This also provides you with an excellent opportunity to provide a surprise to your family members by taking them along with you. You will find many places to go for daytrip and weekend visits, depending on which part of the United Kingdom you are located. Instead of guessing where to go, just visit Eastbourne. Located on the southeast coast of England, this resort town boasts of many tourist attractions including a 1930s bandstand, a 19th century Eastbourne Pier, and Victorian hotels on its seafront. To make the best of your short trip, make sure that you book one of the many Eastbourne Hotels. It ensures that you have a place to relax in the afternoon, and a place to sleep at night in case you have opted for a weekend tour. Here are details of some of the popular tourist spots near the resort town. Try to visit as many of them as possible during your short trip, but make sure that you see the locales you visit thoroughly.





Enjoy the beaches


If you love beaches, you will surely fall in love with Eastbourne as this place offers more than three miles of vast sand beaches, offering sand, and in certain cases rock pooling opportunities when the tide is low. The wide array of beaches offer the ideal spot to suit everyone: from fishing at Harbour Reach, to windsurfing off Royal Parade, to a Marine Conservation Area at Holywell to stunning cliffs. The water quality will pleasantly surprise you. Be sure to check the tide timings and plan your visit when the tide is low. Do not miss out eating the exotic fare offered by the beach BBQs. Lifeguards are available on the beach to help you or your family members in case of a mishap.


Visit Towner Museum


Lovers of contemporary museums should not miss out visiting the Towner Museum. This museum opens at 10am and closes at 5pm and there are no entry fees. It boasts of a cinema hall, currently closed because of the pandemic. You can opt for a half-term online family workshop with Amy Leung. She conducts experimental casting and drawing workshops from her home over zoom. Ensure that you visit the museum's website to check out the current and upcoming events.


The Sovereign Harbour


Formerly known as The Crumbles and opened in 1993, the marina nowadays consists of a retail park, five separate harbours, and quite a number of housing projects with both holiday and permanent properties. Those interested in shopping can visit the award winning Marina that contains a wide variety of sport, gift, and boat accessory shops. For the uninitiated, Sovereign harbour is the largest composite marina complex of Northern Europe. You can rest assured that you can revitalize your body's exhausted batteries by visiting the places mentioned above, which are just a tip of the iceberg of the places to visit in Eastbourne.