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Address: , Eastbourne, England
Phone Number: 01323-42-31-97
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Beautiful Birling Gap - travelled June 2014

The Birling Gap is mesmerizing with the white walls. A lot of people think that it is the White Cliffs of Dover, but no it isn't. Be prepared to walk a bit as the Gap is quite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The Birling Gap is mesmerizing with the white walls. A lot of people think that it is the White Cliffs of Dover, but no it isn't. Be prepared to walk a bit as the Gap is quite long and almost in a horseshoe shape. A little cool by the ocean so bring a warm jacket. There is also a small... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

we went from Eastbourne to Beachy Head and from here here... Was the least beatuful place, too many people around... But still lovely. You can go ere by public transport from Brighton and Eastbourne, great if you just want an afternoon outside of the city.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Lovely views There's a pay and display car park, but you can just park on the grass verges The roads in the surrounding areas approaching the coast are great

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Lovely views, well marked trails, not too steep (when compared to similar walks like Durdle Door). Beach is perfect for a walk, and a swim if you're feeling brave. Cliff top edges well marked so we felt safe with our 3 children. National Trust museum next to the cafe was very informative and a fun diversion after lunch. A great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful location, ideal for a good walk. We came by bus, the car park was rammed. NT cafe OK but disappointing selection of cakes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

lovely view of eroding iconic white cliffs. Sheer drop to shingle beach which shelves steeply making swimming hasardous. Basically, if you have kids who can only just about swim, don't let them there, not even if it's as smooth as a pond : the current is deceptively strong and we saw people having difficulty crawling out of the sea on... More 

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Milton Keynes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Usually windy! Good NT cafe & shop. Go visit before it all disappears in the sea! Coastline erosion is gradually taking a one or two at a time from the row of Coastguard cottages.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Good starting out point for heading west towards Beachy Head, or pit stop after walking east from there. Good views of white cliffs, stairs down to the beach and a nice national trust cafe for lunch or tea and cake.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

a little desolate but very scenic and we would return if only for the peace and quiet and lovely walks over the downs

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Clean facilities, with a shop for food and drink and a restaurant. Parking not too expensive (3 GBP for a half day, 4 GBP for the entire day).

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