A 35 METRE tall big wheel is open for business.

The Eastbourne Eye, which is on the seafront, offers panoramic views across the town.

The big wheel will be open until August 2 and available for ten-minute rides from 11am to 8pm Sunday to Thursday and 10am to 9pm Friday to Saturday.

Socially distanced queuing systems are in place and people must sanitise their hands before riding.