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Address: Ditchling, Brighton, England

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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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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Kettering, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Uster, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Devils Dyke is rather disappointing - you can find better views to explore elsewhere on The South Downs. It is just rather bleak up there, and the lone pub at the summit is really not up to scratch for food or atmosphere. Such a shame.

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Hassocks, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I live not far from ditchling beacon and have been trying to use the 79 bus service that goes up and down there from Brighton. It's meant to run on the hour bewteen 10am & 5pm. In all honesty, you may catch it, you may not as often it just bother turning up, skips a couple of hours, never on... More 

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Top Contributor
149 reviews 149 reviews
51 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

A good location for walking on the South Downs way. Easy parking courtesy of the National Trust, nearby pubs courtesy of Ditchling and Plumpton and an ice cream van on standby in all weathers!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

fantastic views and lovely walks not much parking so get the bus service which runs on a sat and sunday every hour

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Great place to stop off and admire the beautiful views of the South Downs, which are stunning on a clear day.

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Horsham
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82 reviews 82 reviews
22 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

As at many places along the South Downs, the views across the Weald are lovely on a clear day. Good walking both to the east and west although circular is rather difficult to plot. Car park is perhaps a little small for this well-known beauty spot and there's nowhere else to park if it's full

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Brighton
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64 reviews 64 reviews
26 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Great views all the way to the North downs on a clear day and lovely walks. Free parking if you can get a space.

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Brighton,UK
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202 reviews 202 reviews
55 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The best view EVER.. The South Downs looking North to sprawling countryside, with a steep decent into Ditchling Village.

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