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Birling Gap

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Address: Eastbourne, England
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Parked at Birling Gap National Trust car park and walked east to the Seven Sisters (managed 4 of them) and then turned back. Toilets there and a cafe (but I didn't try it) When... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Deb12_8
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Lincoln, England
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Lincoln, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Parked at Birling Gap National Trust car park and walked east to the Seven Sisters (managed 4 of them) and then turned back. Toilets there and a cafe (but I didn't try it) When the tide is out it's a nice walk along the beach to stand under the towering cliffs and look up at them. 3 miles west will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of my favourite places I have visited in England. I love geology and this was the place for me. Just to see the infamous chalk cliffs up close was such an amazing experience. We walked along the beach for a good hour, collecting shells and taking break-taking pictures.

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Thank Daniel C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

a nice walk along the beach and cliffs here to be had with lots of fun for the kids in rock pools here.

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tonbridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic chalk downs walking,beach is special,metal steps to reach the shore,easy to park,magnificent views out to sea,a cafe owned by the national trust,for refreshments.

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Trust shop and cafe are lovely with excellent service at the cafe. The locality with coastal scenery is "world class".

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an iconic scene and the National Trust have made the most of it. The Visitors Centre is very informative and staffed by helpful volunteers and the display is most interesting. The cafe is good for a snack or light light lunch and the walks around the area are breath taking.

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Thank Elizabeth H
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place, great spot to visit. Cliffs crumbling away though, have to watch that. Good fun, lots of steps so not ideal for those with mobility issues if you want to go down onto the beach.

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Thank James H
Annecy, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You feel so tiny in front of those huge cliffs, mostly when the sun is on. It becomes so white and dazzling. What a great experience. All the site is worth to be seen, the headlight (which is now a B&B), The amazing view on the channel.

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Thank Catherine C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely walk. Free parking if you are a national Trust member. Great walks and views. The walk to the right (as you face the sea) is about 3.5 miles to a Country park and tea room.

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Thank Glen B
Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is very interesting. You can take tours from there into the environment. In the visitor center is a very nice lady who talked to us about the history of this place.

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