Towner is the contemporary art museum for South East England. Admission is free.

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Getting to Towner

Devonshire Park, College Road, Eastbourne BN21 4JJ

Towner is only a 10 minute walk from Eastbourne train station, and a few minutes from the seafront.

Eastbourne is 35 minutes from Brighton, 40 minutes from Hastings and just 1 hour 25 minutes from London by train.  We encourage our visitors to come by public transport if possible to help us be as green as we can.
 


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Directions from Eastbourne train station

Towner is a 10 minute walk (or 5 minute taxi ride) from the station.  Follow Gildredge Road to the end, then cross over South Street and Furness Road to College Road. Towner is situated at the end of the road on the left, at the junction between College and Carlisle Roads.
 

Getting to Towner by train

There are regular trains from London Victoria, London Bridge, Brighton, Bexhill, Hastings and Ashford.

Visit Southern Railway website to arrange your journey


Getting to Towner by bus

The no. 3 bus from Eastbourne town centre stops next to the theatre next door to Towner.

Go to Stagecoach website to view timetable and route map

The 12, 12A, 12X and 13X run from Brighton through Peacehaven, Newhaven and Seaford to Eastbourne.  The closest stop to Towner is at Memorial Roundabout, one stop after the Arndale Shopping Centre.  Buses run close to every 15 minutes and the journey time is around an hour and a half.  A return ticket costs as little as £3 if bought before your journey from newsagents or Brighton and Hove Bus Company’s Travel Centres around the city.

Go to Brighton & Hove Bus Company website to view timetables and route maps

The 98 & 99 run from Hastings to Eastbourne.  The journey takes around an hour and a half.

Go to Stagecoach website to view 98 timetable and route map

Go to Stagecoach website to view 99 timetable and route map


Driving directions from London

Take the A23 from London, A27 to Eastbourne and then A2270 towards the town centre & seafront.  At the roundabout on Upperton Road (which the A2270 turns into), take the second exit on to Grove Road.  At the end of Grove Road take a left down South Street; turn right and immediately left on to College Road.  Towner is at the end of College Road.


Parking

College Road Car Park, one minute’s walk from Towner, is pay and display.

For blue badge holders there are 7 spaces in the car park adjacent to Towner.
 

Cycling

Bicycle racks are located to the rear of TownerBicycle racks are located to the rear of Towner.