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Sussex By the Sea

One of the sunniest places in the UK, the seaside town of Eastbourne in East Sussex boasts award-winning beaches and many exciting local attractions.

It is the perfect backdrop for the Hawthorns retirement community, a unique style of all-inclusive retirement living, with a choice of elegant studio, 1-bed and 2-bed apartments, plus bungalows and maisonettes in the grounds.

The Hawthorns provide a free daily programme of activities and events to keep your mind and body active and to support you to stay healthy with dedicated Well-being Co-ordinators arranging various stimulating and interesting social events alongside interest clubs such as gardening, knitting, and cultural and sporting pursuits.

Trips out include venues such as the Towner Art Gallery, which includes modern British works, and the nearby Redoubt Fortress, built during the Napoleonic Wars and has a military museum. A short drive southwest along the coast is also the South Downs National Park and the tall chalky cliffs of Beachy Head with its 1902 lighthouse. Of a historical note, Eastbourne was the most bombed seaside town in England during WWII. Bombers would drop any bombs left over on Eastbourne before returning to Germany using Beachy Head as their landmark with almost 4,000 bombs falling on the town during the period. Trips to Royal Tunbridge Wells, Brighton, and the 15th Century Herstmonceux Castle are also often on the visiting schedule.

With a low-commitment rental package, one simple monthly rental fee covers all living costs; weekly housekeeping, bed linen and towels, laundry, maintenance, all utilities, council tax, three restaurant meals and refreshments throughout the day, plus a minibus and car service to take you on outings or to local appointments. Night concierge and emergency call systems in each apartment offer peace of mind and a worry-free lifestyle.

Led by General Manager, Anne-Marie Maynard the Hawthorns Eastbourne team provide a welcoming and hospitable environment to a variety of people from different vocations and locations. So much so, that they have been accredited with the prestigious Hospitality Assured Award, thanks to their remarkable levels of customer service.

For more information, visit or call 01323 644111 for a free information pack.

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