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Birling Gap

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Address: Eastbourne, England
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Cuckmere Haven to Eastbourne Hiking and Canoeing Day Tour from Polegate
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Fantastic walk

Great walk from Seven Sisters park to Birling Gap, awesome views as you cross the sisters . Great place to explore the downs and see the wildlife and birds, don't get to near the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Midhurst, United Kingdom
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Midhurst, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great walk from Seven Sisters park to Birling Gap, awesome views as you cross the sisters . Great place to explore the downs and see the wildlife and birds, don't get to near the cliffs as you can see where chunks have dropped away .

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Umhlanga, kwaZulu Natal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved Birling Gap. It is a true English treasure. The cliffs at truly breathtaking. Birling Gap has something for everyone: a nice restaurant with outside seating, an inviting shop, plenty of parking, a good walk up to the Seven Sisters and sturdy stairs down to the beach. It was a magnificent start for our family holiday around England. Congratulations... More 

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hawkhurst
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

feel the power and beauty of the sea from the cliff top..steps down to the beach where lots of rock pools abound..walk along the chalk cliff bottom and explore...nice café for tea and cakes and more..

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great for walks or just an explore. There is a small museum on site with good info. A metal stair case down to beach - as far as I could see the beach is not wheel chair accessible but there are great views from the top of the stairs.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We viewed the coastline at Birling Gap, it was breathtaking. The tea room was disappointing with the national trust trailing new policy of using disposable cups, plates and cutlery. Staff were plentiful but not very welcoming. We will not be visiting again

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Thank Stephen H
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Birling Gap is owned by the National Trust, who have a tearoom above the beach. This is a fabulous spot, the beach accessed by flights of steps (about 70) from the cliff. Great view down the Seven Sisters, which rise up from Birling Gap across to Cuckmere Haven.

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Witham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Billing Gap is to be found in the Seven Sisters Country Park and on arrival to the site you will find plenty of car parking places and a good café. The views of the seven sisters from the cliff top is very impressive. To access the beach below you will find a stair case near the café. Standing on the... More 

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went by car from Eastbourne and didn't know about this hidden gem. It was delightful. A lovely craft shop and tea rooms. The views were quite stunning along the cliffs. A real must to visit.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Plenty of parking and very friendly staff at the National Trust cafe and shop. There were good, clean facilities available . The views are beautiful and well worth a visit.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Standing at the bottom of these cliffs looking up is breath taking. Went to the visitor centre where one of the informed staff members gave us a bit of history and also showed us where they expect the cliff face to be in the future, right slap down the middle of the visitor centre.

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