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Birling Gap

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Address: Eastbourne, England
Phone Number: 01323-42-31-97
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good view point

a lovely place to walk perfect views over the downs a national trust coffee place to sit and relax looking out to sea

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Buckhurst Hill, United Kingdom
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Buckhurst Hill, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

a lovely place to walk perfect views over the downs a national trust coffee place to sit and relax looking out to sea

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love this beautiful setting. It's great for a walk but also fun to go rock pooling. The scenery is beautiful. The beach is also good for surfing. Step metal staircase from the car park to the beach, and it's often windy on the top (in the car park) but not in the beach.

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are visiting East Sussex Birling Gap is a must. Fantastic views,lovely little cafe,with amazing scones, Large car parks,part of the national trust Just be careful of falling cliffs.

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AYLESBURY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The National Trust restaurant and shop at Birling Gap make a good stop if you are walking along the South Downs Way. Ample space to park a car if you are just visiting this location. The coastal view is splendid, best, however, on a clear day. The chalk cliffs are majestic.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Park here and walk, if you can, away from the National Trust shop. It becomes breathtaking. A camera will not do it justice but a picnic will.

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Thank ljay198
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is lovely place to walk on the South Downs, with great views. It's also a good place for kids to explore as you can make all sorts of interesting finds on the beach, especially cuttlefish, shells and creatures such as crabs when the tide is far enough out.

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here today and finally managed to park! Very busy but worth the parking fee! Amazing walk along the cliffs and up to the lighthouse, had a ice cream on a cliff on a sunny day with breathe taking views! Amazing! The cafe was busy but very nice inside! Amazing place I highly recommend :)

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great location for walking with good view of the chalk cliffs and lighthouses. Because of its location it can be quite windy. You can also climb down some stairs to the beech below the national trust building.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went as part of a tourist bus tour. Very well done, cafe & gift shop. Can get onto the beach & admire all the chalk cliffs around. Staff very helpful & attentive. Excellent views, on a good day, of the surrounding cliffs etc. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Andy W
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Super walk from Eastbourne to Beachy Head, Belle Tout Lighthouse and on to Birling Gap - It was a very windy day, but we managed it and avoided walking too close to the edge ;-). Food available at the Beachy Head Hotel and the pub at Birling Gap for those who need sustenance!

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