Credit: Rob Harris



Sunday 30 January 2022 –
Monday 2 May 2022


Sunday 30 January 2022 –
Monday 2 May 2022

Helen Cann

A Map of the Sea and the De La Warr Pavilion

Wednesday 21 July 2021 –
Sunday 3 July 2022

Please keep to the following guidelines when you are in the building:

  • Use contactless payment wherever possible.
  • Sanitise your hands when entering the building or cafe.
  • Respect social distancing according to government advice
  • Do not gather in a group and respect government guidelines (link)
  • Wash or sanitize your hands frequently
  • Respect our staff who are here to keep you safe.
  • Follow the arrows for the one way route around the building.

Click here to read how we are keeping you safe



You can find us on the Marina, on the seafront of Bexhill On Sea.

De La Warr Pavilion
East Sussex
TN40 1DP

Box Office and Information: 01424 229 111 or

We welcome car-free visitors – for full details and directions visit Good Journey

By car

If driving from the London area
Take the M25, then A21 to Hastings. Turn off at John‘s Cross and follow the signs to Bexhill.
Take the A22 to Eastbourne, go across the Bishop roundabout to the A271 and follow the signs to Bexhill and the seafront. The De La Warr Pavilion is on the Marina.

From the Brighton area
Follow the A27 out of Brighton until you arrive in Bexhill On Sea.

Please be aware the Rother District car park outside the De La Warr Pavilion operates paid parking until 8pm. After this time parking is free.
There is metered parking on Bexhill sea front.

By Bus

The Stagecoach Wave 99 bus runs between Eastbourne, Bexhill and Hastings every 20 minutes and stops right outside the De La Warr Pavilion.

See timetables and updates here. 

By train

Direct trains go from London Victoria, Brighton and Ashford to Bexhill.
There are also trains from London Charing Cross, changing at St. Leonards Warrior Square and from London Bridge or Charing Cross going to Battle. Battle is only a short taxi journey away (15 mins approx).
Visit for up-to-date train travel information.

By taxi

Town Taxis:  01424 211 511
Parkhurst Taxis:  01424 733 456

By bicycle

One of the best ways to travel to the De La Warr Pavilion is by bicycle. Find out more about the Coastal Culture Trail here.

Bike stands are situated at the front (north) entrance of the building next to the auditorium.

By air

The nearest airport is London Gatwick.


Within the limits of this Grade One listed building, the De La Warr Pavilion strives to be fully accessible with a range of facilities to support your visit.

Assistance Dogs are permitted into the building.

Please contact the Box Office on 01424 229 111 to arrange a visit.

Facilities for disabled visitors
  • Ramped access at the front of the building
  • A low counter at the Information Desk
  • Disabled toilets on two floors
  • A lift to all floors
  • Accessible galleries on both floors
  • An accessible Café
  • Spaces for wheelchairs in the auditorium for seated events
  • Ramped access in the auditorium for events during the day
  • Ramped access into the Studio
  • Two travel wheelchairs are available for use at the De La Warr Pavilion. To reserve, please call our box office and information desk on (01424) 229111 or ask a member of staff on arrival. The chairs are provided on a first come, first served basis and are intended for use inside the Pavilion. Please contact us for more information.
Facilities for blind or visually-impaired

Large print gallery guides and season brochures

Facilities for the hard-of-hearing
  • An induction loop in the auditorium (please indicate when booking)
  • British Sign Language interpretation tours of the building and exhibitions are available on request.

Staying locally

There are plenty of welcoming and good value B&Bs & boutique hotels in Bexhill. The De La Warr Pavilion regularly uses the following:

Seaspray Rooms

Located on the Bexhill seafront, with nine individually designed boutique rooms, over 3-levels, all with private en-suite walk-in showers (or modern shower / baths), flat screen tv, tea and coffee making facilities, WiFi, fresh linen, towels, a choice of full English breakfast (or pastries) above the vibrant Rocksalt Bar & Brasserie.
Prices range between £85-£120
Tel: 01424 213133
Visit Air BnB website

The Driftwood

The six eclectic and beautifully designed hotel bedrooms, each with it’s own distinct character, offer a wonderful balance of contemporary and traditional comfort. At the Driftwood boutique hotel in Bexhill we strive to ensure that your time with us is relaxed, enjoyable and memorable. Whether you’ve popped in for a quick breakfast or lunch in our café, spent the evening in our cosy restaurant or are staying in one of our charming hotel rooms for a day or two – you’ll find The Driftwood Bexhill is the perfect retreat.

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The Cooden Beach Hotel

The Cooden Beach is a 10 minute drive along the seafront from the Pavilion (3 Star)

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Coast B&B

Boutique bed and breakfast accommodation in Bexhill (4 star)

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Once a fashionable seafront Edwardian Town House this guest accommodation situated close to the De La Warr Pavilion (4 star)

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Buenos Aires Guest House

Buenos Aires Guest House is a family run B&B with hosts Andy and Rachel Keevil.

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