Helen Garden Eastbourne Mini Golf

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PHONE: +44 (0)1323 410611

Helen Garden Eastbourne
1 Grove Road
East Sussex

Phone: +44 (0)1323 410611
Prices: FREE
Info: Open all year round. Disabled access, views across the sea, plenty of seating.

Helen Garden in Eastbourne's biggest feature is the mini golf and bowls club. Ice creams, drinks and refreshments are available during the summer months, in a location with stunning views over the English Channel. Helen Garden is situated below the Downs at the west end of Eastbourne’s Seafront, perched at the top of the cliff, two and a quarter kilometres south west of Eastbourne’s Victorian pier.

What to do at Helen Garden
With plenty of seating, magnificent views can be enjoyed over the sea and towards Eastbourne and the Pier, and admire the seasonal flora around the Broad Lawns. Deckchairs are also available. A modern children’s playground can be enjoyed by kids, plus there is a 18 hole mini putting green and course, lawned bowls, petanque.

•    Kiosk serving minor refreshments (seasonal)
•    Toilets (closest toilets near beachy head)
•    Disabled access
•    Lawns for informal activities
•    Children’s playground
•    Bowls Club
•    Putting green (Bookable at kiosk.)
•    Petanque/Boule rink (Bookable at kiosk.)

Free entry to the gardens
Pay for Putting, Bowls and Petanque.
Open all the time

The beautiful land where the Helen Garden now sits has passed through the hands of several private owners including The Duke of Devonshire, the Grand Hotel and finally Mrs. Helen Reid Stewart Hornby Lewis after whom the garden is named.  Soon after Helen’s death in 1930 the land was passed to the council, who landscaped and opened the garden to the public in 1935. A lovely place to walk the dog in Eastbourne, or to sit and enjoy the sunshine on one of the many benches.

Directions to Helen Garden Eastbourne
Simply follow Grand Parade straight along the cost heading west towards Beachy Head, until the road becomes King Edwards Parade. Helen Gardens is situated behind the hedges at the end of the road on the left, before St Bedes School.

We at Eastbourne Guide thoroughly enjoy the mini golf at Eastbourn's Helen Gardens and play there regularly. The golfing greens are much larger than a traditional concrete or carpeted mini-putt, but the the mini golf on offer isnt quite 'pitch and putt' either, but somewhere in between. Think of it as a long distance putting, or mega mini golf in Eastbourne. It takes roughly one hour to complete all 18 holes.