Eastbourne is a seaside resort on the English Channel in the county of East Sussex in the UK. With a population of 97,992, according to an estimate for the year 2009, it is the second largest city in the county. It is also a district of East Sussex and part of Region South East England.
The city lies at the end of the so-called South Downs, an undulating landscape of chalk in the counties of East Sussex, West Sussex and Hampshire in southern England, it also belongs to Beachy Head, a headland with 162 meter high chalk cliffs. Protected by cliffs and hills is one of Eastbourne to the places in England with the most sunshine hours per year. The city calls itself like the Sunshine Coast.
The place name is on the creek Eastbourne Eastbourne (Burn> Borne> Bourne), who formerly ran through the city. End of the 13th Century, the prefix “East” is added to Borne, probably between the village of East County and the distinction in the West. The latter eventually became known as Westbourne. The creek is barely visible today, as he until the beginning of the 20th Century was channeled almost everywhere. Bourne is still the source of Motcombe Gardens and occasionally visible behind the houses along the road which is called The Goffs.
The location on the south coast in Eastbourne makes it a popular holiday resort. The city offers many hotels and the well-developed public transport system is a pleasant and appropriate tourism infrastructure.