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Undercliff Walk, Brighton

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Walk, cycle, and enjoy the sea air at Undercliff Walk, a popular scenic coastal walk stretching from Brighton Marina to Saltdean. This area is of special historical and geological interest, containing fossils of mammoths, woolly rhinos, and hippos. The iconic chalk and flint cliffs, which have become a symbol of East Sussex and Kent, are propped up by a concrete seawall. A broad promenade tops the wall, providing walkers with unobstructed views of the cliffs and the sea. The walk is about 4.8 km (3 mi) long, and passes through the picturesque village of Rottingdean, famous for its tea shops and small restaurants. On sunny days the glare from the cliffs can be quite intense, so don’t forget to bring your sunglasses. Put Undercliff Walk into our Brighton itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Walked from Brighton town centre to Rottingdean along this path which was wheel chair and push chair friendly as it is a flat concrete surface. All ages walking, jogging and cycling. The sea was crash...  more »
  • Great for Bike Rides along to Saltdean, beware old people swiping at you with there walking sticks half way along though. 
  • Not too easy to find a place to stop and park the car. But quite accessible in a few spots. The walk was paved and accessible via some steps. It was fun to stroll along and look at the views, watch ou...  more »