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Just walking

This iconic view takes your breath away . Walking from the barn at seaford over towards cuckmere... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Barbara M
Picture perfect England

The Coastguard Cottages are an iconic attraction and a must see (well, visit) when you go and see... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
London, United Kingdom
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The Coastguard Cottages and the Severn Sisters cliffs are one of the most breathtaking views in the UK. This scene is on of the most visited and photographed views in the UK. Have you taken a #CoastgaurdCottages #Seaford Selfie?
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
CoastGuard Cottages | Cuckmere Haven, Seaford BN25 4AR, England
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Reviewed May 17, 2016

I have admired this view many times over the years. I have visited the Seven Sisters Country Park from several directions - bus or car to Exceat, Friston, East Dean and Eastbourne. However, it is the approach from Seaford that provides this iconic view. Beautiful!

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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This iconic view takes your breath away . Walking from the barn at seaford over towards cuckmere valley you come across the view of the seven sisters. It’s a must have camera moment.

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed August 26, 2018

The Coastguard Cottages are an iconic attraction and a must see (well, visit) when you go and see the Seven Sisters. Seeing that view made us fall in love with England all over again.

Thank Georg_and_Atsuko
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Having researched how to get to the nearest car park, via a housing estate, before I left home we parked the car just fine. The cottages were a slightly longer walk that I remembered but well worth it, along with the climb back up to...More

Thank Frances C
Reviewed July 21, 2018

A half hour walk fro Seaford or Cuckmere Inn, it is beaty all the way, listen out for the Larks and a local Owl chasing prey

1  Thank Mark G
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We did the walk along the sea cliffs from Seaford to the cuckmere pub, roughly took 2 hrs as my wife has arthritis in her ankles and feet. It was a lovely morning and a beautiful walk with stunning views. At the end of the...More

1  Thank Andyh69
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Amazing stretch of coast a must see if you’re in the area. The Cuckmere river meandering into the sea, seven sisters and the cottages make for a fabulous scene. The walk down to the sea from the car park takes about 20 minutes, but is...More

Thank W6352MTkevins
Reviewed June 7, 2018

the Coast Guard Cottages provide the best view of the Seven Sisters white cliffs. They are approximately a 30 minute walk from the road. The view is well worth the effort

1  Thank InTheMomentManhattan
Reviewed May 31, 2018

We walked from Seaford up over the cliffs and when the coastguard cottages and their chimneys come into view with the Seven Sisters and the Exceat park and river in the background, it is a magical moment. It really is an iconic view - we...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We drove from Brighton via the Coastal Road to Seaford Head and parked for free by the Old Barn. From there we walked over to the coastguard cottages and bunker with a view across to the seven sisters. There were quite a few people using...More

Thank Lissel A
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Anybody who's seen the film Atonement might recognise these cottages. They're beautiful located overlooking the Seven Sisters and the Exceat river mouth. I hope they're not in danger from cliff erosion...

Thank Gakeitse
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Response from Shortis | Reviewed this property |
Last reviewer answered it. Wear boots not shoes as that walk does get muddy.