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Address: Ditchling, England
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On top of the world

You can get a bus from Brighton which takes you up to Ditching Beacon. You can see for miles over the Sussex countryside from the top. Stunning on a clear day.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Teresa F
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can get a bus from Brighton which takes you up to Ditching Beacon. You can see for miles over the Sussex countryside from the top. Stunning on a clear day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The iconic Ditchling Beacon certainly lives up to expectations as the acid test for any aspiring cyclist.

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Thank MrAlex84
Hassocks, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a lovely area on the downs, a lot of cyclists use this and walkers to, its amazing especially on a sunny day, the views are awsome Easy to get to with plenty of areas for walking etc,

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Thank Andy N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A narrow and winding road but worth it. Fabulous views across Sussex and beyond. Enjoyable walking,ample parking in the early evening,lots of dog walkers but no problem. Take binoculars.

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Thank Rachel D
lincolnshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolutely stunning view! It's just a car park with viewing area. Lots of cyclists and walkers set off from this point. The view is breathtaking. Spare the time to pull off the road and enjoy the view of you are on the ditchling road. And it's free! And there is an ice cream van most days....

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

Starting in Ditchling village walking up the beacon to breathtaking views over the South Downs made a nice change from cycling up the hill as part of the London to Brighton annual ride. With plenty of places to have a sit down and just enjoy the splendour of the countryside the beacon is a real beauty spot a worth the... More 

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Thank EmAitchKay
london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

We stopped off on the way back to London to have a walk and an Ice-Cream. Quaint way to leave the £2 parking in an envelope !

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

Parked at the top of the hill and took a short walk along the downs for some great views. The National Trust car park is quite small, and on a sunny sunday there was a queue for spaces. £2 per visit, only payable by RingGo, (no ticket machine). Ice cream van but no toilets

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Great walk up to the beacon from streat - the view from the top spectacular as usual - dodging the showers and a swift walk back down into Ditchling for a pint. Perfect morning out !

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Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

We had spent three nights in Alfriston and, on our way home to London, decided to stop in Ditchling to see the excellent Museum of Arts and Craft and the lovely church. We went by the scenic route over Ditchling Beacon and stopped in the car park. The Beacon is on the South Downs Way and is a must for... More 

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