Get involved: Send your news, views, pictures and video by texting SUPIC to 80360 or email us.
Eastbourne beats Brighton in seaside poll
7:00am Tuesday 26th March 2013 in News
Eastbourne has been named as the fourth best place to live by the sea in the UK – beating Brighton into ninth.
The Times newspaper poll, compiled by their property and money editor, revealed Broadstairs in Kent to be the best seaside home, followed by Dartmouth in Devon and Filey in North Yorkshire.
Making the case for Eastbourne in fourth, the article read: “It claims to be the sunniest place in Britain, and it lets you make the most of the sun: it has an elegant prom, ice-cream parlours aplenty and water sports such as kite surfing.”
Brighton was five places back with Fowey, Cornwall, Topsham, Devon, Whitby, Yorkshire and Weymouth in Dorset, between the two Sussex entries.
Brighton was said to feature “Regency houses, quirky shops, incredible architecture (the Royal Pavilion and the Grade II-listed pier to name just two) all within an hour of London.
“Brighton has long been one of the most popular locations in the country. The only problem is that you have to share it with tourists and hen parties.”
See the latest news headlines from The Argus:
- Travel Watch Live
- Jury in rent boy murder case retires for third day
- Special report: Will your MP take an 11% pay rise?
- Jury continues deliberations in rent boy 'murder'
- Wife of jailed Brighton marine ‘overwhelmed’ by support
Comments are closed on this article.