Belle Tout Lighthouse

Eastbourne, Sussex
Bed & Breakfast
+44 (0)1323 423185
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£160 - £240
per night

A beautifully renovated lighthouse with stunning views from the lantern room. Pretty bedrooms, great walking and fabulous breakfasts


6 rooms


Rooms sleep 2

£160 - £240 per night

The Experience

A fine old lighthouse atop a white cliff with stunning views in every direction. To your left, Beachy Head, to your right, Birling Gap – it’s a magical position with the South Downs rolling down into the English Channel. As for the lighthouse, it dates to 1832. It was once moved 57 feet back to stop it crumbling into the sea and it featured prominently in the BBC’s production of The Life and Loves of a She-Devil. It re-opened in 2010 after a splendid renovation as a lovely little B&B hotel. Bedrooms are rather wonderful: not huge, but all have windows that bring the outside in. You get white walls to soak up the light, fantastic views of rolling hills, pretty fabrics, lovely linen, the odd exposed brick wall; shower rooms are small but sweet, one room has a bath. Delicious breakfasts are served on high with views of sea and cliff. There’s a wood-burner in the sitting room, where guests gather each night before climbing up to explore the lantern. Good food waits in the village: a lovely pub and an excellent Thai restaurant. Magnificent walking waits.


  • Swimming pool
  • EV charger
  • Hot tub
  • Garden
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Breakfast included
  • Breakfast available
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Oven
  • Parking on premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • WiFi
  • Television
  • Spa
  • Central heating
  • Limited mobility
  • Wheelchair access
  • Mobile reception
  • Hob
  • Bar
  • Barbecue
  • Licensed premises
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Washing machine
  • Tennis court
  • Microwave oven
  • No smoking
  • Credit cards
  • Working farm
  • Owner has pets
  • Dishwasher
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Books and toys
  • Children welcome
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair
  • Fire guard
  • Cot available


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming



Nightly price
from £160
Singles £108-£204.
6 Doubles
From £160


Booking information

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Other details
Minimum stay: 2 nights. Over 15s welcome.
Christmas & New Year.
No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Pub/restaurant within 1 mile.


This was a treat beyond belief for a pair of Australian farmers. Our room was fantastic and breakfasts absolutely delicious. Such a treat. Thank you Ian.

Rod, Loomberah

We received a warm welcome & got invited to a welcome drink in the Lounge. The rooms were beautiful so was the breakfast & the living room which had a fireplace which guests are allowed to use. The view from the top of the Lighthouse which was redone as a lounge had stunning views as you can imagine. Breakfast or the Special of the day is cooked to order and the presentation & the flavour where brilliant. Help yourself to the little buffet which consists of different fruit juices, a mix of cereals, dried fruit, fresh fruit salad, muesli bars, muffins, croissants,etc. Very romantic stay.


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