If you are a fan of aircraft and all things aviation, this blog post is just for you! As winter creeps on us, it is a good idea to start planning your holiday for 2020. This is a great way to banish those winter blues and give you something to get excited about. With that being said, in this blog post, we are going to take a look at one amazing vacation idea. This involves staying in the UK, so it is very affordable. With that being said, let’s take a look at planning your 2020 holiday in Eastbourne so that you can enjoy the Eastbourne International Air Show.
The Eastbourne International Air Show has long been a popular event for people situated all over the UK. If you have never had the pleasure of witnessing this phenomenal Airbourne Show then you are truly missing out. But don’t worry; it is not too late. August 2020 sees the show return yet again. From Thursday 13th until Sunday 16th you can witness all of the magic that is on display at this well-known event. Do you really want to miss out this time around?
The line-up at this event is thrilling to say the very least. From aerobatic team displays, to parachutists, to helicopters, to indeed military fast jets; this is a spectacle you will be in awe of. The Red Arrows (the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team) frequently make an appearance at this event. If that wasn’t enough, the following are all types of aircraft you can expect to make an appearance; Lynx, Spitfire, Lancaster, Eurofighter Typhoon, Hurricane, F-16, Tucano T1, Chinook, Hawker Hunter, Dassault MD 315 Flamant, Breitling Wingwalker, Jet Provost, Silence Twister and much, much more. If you are a fan of aircraft, military or history then you will be in your element.
You could also make this the ultimate aircraft experience by booking in some other activities during your trip. Did you know that there are a lot of companies today offering flying experiences? Imagine how it would fly to experience being inside of a Spitfire. Check out Spitfire Flights to see more about the different experiences they offer. There are other companies providing similar experiences for different aircraft too, so this is definitely something you should explore further.
Back to the Eastbourne International Air Show! You won’t spend all of your time with your head to the sky. There is a wealth of other activities put on for all ages to enjoy. From the dance troupe, to the kids’ beach play areas, to the jump trampoline club, to the Disney Racing Hangar, to Laser Quest, to fireworks, to the marines’ assault course; you will be spoilt for choice. There is even a dog display and helicopter rides!
One of the great things about this event is the fact that it is situated in Eastbourne. Eastbourne is an extremely popular destination and has long been a favourite amongst those looking to enjoy a holiday in the UK. Thus, you can really make a week or weekend of things by booking a self-catering cottage and enjoying all that Eastbourne has to offer. There is the famous Beachy Head, the peaceful parks and the wealth of seaside attractions. The great thing about this area is that it is a place suited to all ages. From families, to couples, to groups of young friends; everyone will love their time in Eastbourne.
Nevertheless, it is worth mentioning the fact that you should look for self-catering cottages when seeking accommodation in Eastbourne. This is the best way to enjoy your stay. The cottages allow you to take advantage of the best scenery. You will be also be able to find the best deals as these tend to be a lot cheaper than the hotels in the area – which is rather ironic considering they offer a better experience. But hey, no one’s complaining!
If you have never experienced the Eastbourne International Air Show before then make sure 2020 is your year. Book your tickets and accommodation early to ensure you avoid disappointment. This is an event you won’t want to miss if you are an aviation fan.