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Ditchling Beacon

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Address: Ditchling, Brighton, England

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Cycleing up Beacon

Great to cycle up Ditchling Beacon, great views and thrilling to cycle back down again. Tack a pack lunch as when you are at the top you will not want to leave quickly.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

A terrific view over the surrounding countryside and on a clear day its surprising just how far you can see, its bit of a slog to get there by bike but quite a challenge just watch out for cars, the route up the side of the downs has been in desperate need of a safe cycle lane for years, since... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Great to cycle up Ditchling Beacon, great views and thrilling to cycle back down again. Tack a pack lunch as when you are at the top you will not want to leave quickly.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

What an amazing place to visit!!! They also have a great restaurant of the top of Ditchling Beacon! Wonderful place to visit! If you like walking this is the place to go, even if you cannot walk far it has fabulous views to enjoy. Buses from Brighton, 12x or 13X (please check this) which is a fantastic A259 COAST RIDE,... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Ditchling Beacon offers stunning, panoramic views over beautiful countryside. As the name suggests, the hill was once the site of a warning beacon, not surprising given its commanding height. There is a handy small car park accessed off Ditchling Road. There is a fee for the car park for non National Trust members. A great spot to go for a... More 

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Brighton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

There's a car park and a walk - but to be fair, why didn't you just go to Devil's Dyke?. Nice for hill-walkers, but there's nothing in the way of facilities and as tourist attractions go, it's a five minute stop.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

one of many pearls along the southdowns way. Another national trust treasure. This is nature at its finest. Fantastic views lovely walks . Some historic interest too. Lovely for a bimble about.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Really nice area with a stunning view, its even fun when its windy, just because it is so windy. A really good place for walks, theres a frequent bus to it too on a sunday I think. Very natural and shows the true beauty of the downs.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Up and up - seemed to be along way to the top of the beacon.. but once there the views were special - across the downs and out over Brighton and parts of Sussex. Time for a picnic before the ride down, not a hike up the hill, cycles were a plenty parking was available, sunny day really helps... very... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We continued on to Ditchling Beacon from Pycombe, approximately 3 miles. This was in order to cut down our mileage for the next day. Stunning views all around.

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Dereham
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Narrow steep road up to Beacon, decent sized carpark with an ice cream van. Looked a bit untidy, but good views

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Address: Address: Ditchling, Brighton, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton

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