Eastbourne is a large town and borough in East Sussex, on the south coast of England.
It is situated immediately east of Beachy Head, the highest chalk sea cliff in Great Britain and an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Its sheltered position contributes to Eastbourne's title of "sunniest place in Great Britain".
Eastbourne derives substantial income from tourism, conferences, traditional seaside attractions and sightseeing.
The architecture is typically Victorian and remains a key feature of Eastbourne. The town has a growing population, currently around 102,000.