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Birling Gap

Eastbourne, England
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Ranked #9 of 23 attractions in Eastbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

We stopped here for a short break whilst driving along the coast. Ideal spot for a break with nice view. Cafe was a bit over priced.

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banbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

it is worth a trip to beachy head on a good day and to burling gap as you can see for miles. you can purchase food and drinks in the cafe there too.

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Really nice little spot to stop and relax for a while. We used the time on the beach to nap and let the legs recharge :) Toilets available, good local icecreams and some nice tables. Lovely, but nothing like the pics on google earth lol :D

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This place is great and with a free map we got from the information table, we were able to take a really lovely walk along the cliff top and back via East Dean which I would really recommend. There seemed to be numerous issues in the cafe however - locals were very fed up as it is the usual run... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Came across this by accident and well worth the stop. Nice food and good place to enjoy a relaxing hour

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic area of the British South Coast to hike and explore. Amazing views and photographs of the chalk cliffs and ocean/Channel.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We walked from Seaford over the 7 sisters. Birling Gap was a very welcome break with a good cup of tea and delicious cakes.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We went over there for sunny saturday afternoon picnic. This place is a treat for eyes, very beautiful, a lot of trails to walk. It links to south downs way. A beautiful view around. You can check more details and picture on my blog post too -http://travelfunfoodpictures.com/2014/06/20/weekend-at-seven-sisters/

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Other than the National Trust shop there is not a lot to see. Just some erosion and a view of the cliffs. There is a charge to park too!!

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Pakenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Car park is free for National Trust Members and there's a café on site. Metal steps allows you to walk down onto the pebble beach for a first hand view of the crumbling chalk cliffs. Car park also allows you to visit uphill towards the famous lighthouse, but the cliffs are not safe in this area. Take a camera with... More

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