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Excursion In Eastbourne

Posted by Caz on Thursday, 3rd July 2014

After a drive from Hastings, my second pier of the day in East Sussex was Eastbourne. It’s a very recognisable structure with a large pavilion at the shore end and many buildings along its length, with a Camera Obscura and theatre at the Pierhead.

Eastbourne Pier And Shore

Eastbourne Pier And Shore

I arrived at the pier late afternoon, just as the large tearooms were closing. But I was able to buy a bottle of water and a delicious apple crêpe from one of the food outlets on the pier. Sadly just a few weeks after my visit, the pier was devastated by a hug fire which destroyed the pavilion and crêpe shop. But 2/3rds of the pier was saved and the rest is now being rebuilt.

Water & Crêpes On The Pier

Water & Crêpes On The Pier

View the full gallery of images from Eastbourne Pier.

Hanging Around Hastings

Posted by Caz on Thursday, 3rd July 2014

My first pier in East Sussex was at Hastings. It’s currently in a rather sorry state, having burned down in 2010, but is in the process of being repaired. It’s hoped it will be open to the public again by Summer 2015.

Seating Along The Prom

Seating Along The Prom

Obviously, there wasn’t anywhere to have cake on the pier itself, but I found a hotel just opposite where I had a tasty hot chocolate sponge on their terrace overlooking the works.

Tea & Chocolate Sponge, Hastings

Tea & Chocolate Sponge, Hastings

View the full gallery of images from Hastings Pier.