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Address: Ditchling, Brighton, England
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fantastic views, great for a walk in the fresh air

It's the highest point in Sussex and it's a great walk outside, whatever the season. it can get a bit windy up there but it's worth it. great for dog walkers, for the kids etc and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

It's the highest point in Sussex and it's a great walk outside, whatever the season. it can get a bit windy up there but it's worth it. great for dog walkers, for the kids etc and if you're a cyclist like me, riding up the beacon from the northern side is a nice challenge

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I discovered Ditchling Beacon 4 years ago when I moved to the area and found the view stunning and a really nice walk. The car par has recently been revamped. I have even walked there on Xmas day 2 years ago and the view is stunning and changes with the seasons. Have taken many visitors to this vista point and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is a great dog walk very close to Brighton. It's accessible by bus on weekends and bank holidays. Views in both directions. You can walk a short way and then back, or head further along the South Downs Way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

What a view! Just the best place to walk the dog, collect your thoughts and enjoy your surroundings. It doesn't matter what the weather is like, this is one of the reasons to be glad to be British!

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Brighton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This is a 'honeypot' site on the South Downs because it has a car park and great views. As a result it's quite busy but you only have to go a mile or so away and you can be on your own, less if you know which public footpath or bridleway to use. There's the remains of an Iron Age... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Ditchling Beacon is the highest point on the downs and a must see just for the view. Parking is free for National Trust paying for others which is a shame, but they've got to keep it running somehow. Don't go at night with your girlfriend for a romantic snog the police will stop you and ask you questions which will... More 

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Veenendaal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We stayed for week in a village near Brighton and decided to spend a day outside (you cannot shop every day) and were very glad we did that. A great walk with nice views, sheeps all around and surprising places that you only discover when you walk. One of the nicest days of our holiday

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

Views are wonderful, lovely calm and refreshing for walking here. I have spent many a happy hour here in all weathers.

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great views, try getting up their on your bike without stopping a real workout? Lovely when you get to the top and the icecream van might be there!

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Stunning views over the south downs, plenty of carparking, and even an ice cream van! what more could you ask for

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