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Outdoor Tennis, free entry

Gildredge Park

Gildredge Park


Old Town,
BN20 8BB


4 tarmac tennis courts in a stunning parkland setting, free for casual use.

Gildredge Park has a large field for informal sports and recreation, modern children's playground and café. There are also 4 tennis courts and a bowling green. The Manor Gardens adjoin the Park and form a quieter area with a rose garden, herbaceous borders and shady lawns. (Bowling arrangements should be checked with the club.) All this plus a basketball court perfect for a game with friends.

It has never been easier to play tennis in Eastbourne with a total of 17 public tennis courts.

Tennis is a brilliant sport, it is a sport for all and a sport for life. Whether you are new to the sport or a fanatic, perhaps you’ve not played for years, there has never been a better time to find out more and get on court with your friends and family!

“One of the great things about tennis is that you can play at any age, making it truly a sport for all the family.” – Rob Dearing, LTA Head of Participation

These courts are free for casual use however to long term or make a block booking, please email Jacqui.Smith@eastbourne.gov.uk or call 01323 415465 for further information.

Gildredge Park is open all day all year. Manor Gardens is open during daylight hours only. Both are free admission. Parking in nearby streets or small car park off The Goffs to the east. Bus stop at Manor Gardens entrance but steps up to access. Wheelchair access at other entrances. Eastbourne railway station 15 minute walk. Toilets available in Gildredge Park.

On-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toilets

Open all the time


Free entry

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See location of Gildredge Park and Manor Gardens on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: OA 602917  Lat: 50.77002 Long: 0.27105

Main entrance off the A259 (High Street, Old Town) opposite Lamb Inn and Waitrose. Another entrance from Saffrons Road beind the Town Hall

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Eastbourne station


  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets