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Birling Gap

Eastbourne, England
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Ranked #7 of 16 Attractions in Eastbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors
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Type: Geologic Formations, Outdoors

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Birling Gap is spectacular at any time of the year. Great walking, great views and a really good cup of hot chocolate at the National Trust cafe. The stretch of Coast from Eastbourne to Cuckmere Haven is beautiful, one of my favourite spots in Sussex.

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blaeares
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A wonderful place to walk to and have a warm drink on arriving. Very good information centre that explains all the history of the area. friendly staff and informative for children. clean loos. good gift shop. all in all a pleasant place to vosit and breathtaking views.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A new exhibition centre at Birling Gap gives an interesting and informative geological and historical view of this area. Well worth a visit.

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Eastbourne
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Birling gap on a sunny day is spectacular, the cliffs shine and the sea sparkles but on a windy and cold day it is also breathtaking. The seas are rough and the waves crash onto the pebbles, it is like no place else on the Sussex coast. After being on the beach and experiencing the warmth of the sun which... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Had a lovely walk on the beach and up to the top of the cliffs on a beautiful sunny day. The view from the top is amazing looking towards the lighthouse one way and Newhaven the other. Warming cup of coffee and sticky bun in the National trust cafe topped off the morning. Visited to NT shop which is just... More 

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Eastbourne
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I was here in June this year, with a friend visiting from Italy. We took a long walk over the Downs, and on the way home parked up here for a drink. It was a lovely warm and sunny day, so we took our drinks outside to the seating area overlooking the sea. Stunning views, and a lovely place to... More 

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Leigh On Sea
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90 reviews 90 reviews
25 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Sheer white cliffs- The views are even more spectacular here than at Beachy Head. The drop is so sheer you can't even look over the edge! Plenty of parking and facilities.

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Milton Keynes
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Great landscape, You have to visit to understand the place. Standing at bottom of the cliff is sureal and boulders are all white and very strange.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This is a special place to visit with spectacular views. It's not to be taken for granted especially if you are a local. Try to go as often as you can! From the fantastic view point at the top of the stairs leading down to the beach [ideal for swimming in the summer!] newly landscaped & rennovated National Trust cafe... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Fabulous views of the Seven Sisters. Great cafe and visitors centre. Breathtaking walks over the hills, along the cliffs!

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