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Ditchling Beacon

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Address: Ditchling, England
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Beautiful views across Sussex

I'm somewhat biased, as I live within walking distance of Ditchling Beacon. But, unlike many things that we come to take for granted when on your doorstep, I never tire of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 December 2016
D3clan
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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Lewes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I'm somewhat biased, as I live within walking distance of Ditchling Beacon. But, unlike many things that we come to take for granted when on your doorstep, I never tire of Ditchling Beacon, and the wonderful views across the Sussex countryside and as far as the Surrey Hills, and North Downs.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Not sure if The Who had Ditching Beacon in mind when they wrote the song, but as the saying goes, if the caps fits. It certainly lived up to expectations on a sunny November day, stunning panoramic views to the south to Brighton, to the east and west along the South Downs Way and to the north, the spectacular Sussex... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Wow! It was a beautiful clear day in early November, perfect for a couple of hours strolling on the top of the world. The views are spectacular and panoramic. Lots of friendly families and couples, all in a great mood. You couldn't ask for more from this fantastic attraction. Car park is small but the No 79 bus will bring... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

A great place for a picnic or a walk. You can walk to Jack and Jill windmill's which is a few miles to the West. The walkways and path's are quite smooth and accessible. A fantastic way to see all across Sussex, whilst getting some clean fresh air.

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Thank Terry H
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This high point on the South Downs Way is well worth the effort of getting up there. Unfortunately for us, our arrival at the top coincided with that of the rain that then proceeded to get more and more heavy! The views were good but on a clear day, you must be able to see even further. The surrounding countryside... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

You can get a bus from Brighton which takes you up to Ditching Beacon. You can see for miles over the Sussex countryside from the top. Stunning on a clear day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The iconic Ditchling Beacon certainly lives up to expectations as the acid test for any aspiring cyclist.

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Hassocks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Such a lovely area on the downs, a lot of cyclists use this and walkers to, its amazing especially on a sunny day, the views are awsome Easy to get to with plenty of areas for walking etc,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

A narrow and winding road but worth it. Fabulous views across Sussex and beyond. Enjoyable walking,ample parking in the early evening,lots of dog walkers but no problem. Take binoculars.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

What an absolutely stunning view! It's just a car park with viewing area. Lots of cyclists and walkers set off from this point. The view is breathtaking. Spare the time to pull off the road and enjoy the view of you are on the ditchling road. And it's free! And there is an ice cream van most days....

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