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Undercliff Walk, Brighton
(4.2/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
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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  • I only discovered how fab this route was at the end of the summer this year. I took a bike ride down there with a friend. Very popular with bike riders in the city. The path is nice and wide so walker...  more »
  • This is from many a place in Brighton where a pleasant stroll along the ocean. Sea air and the freshness of the brace. You can hike the same bike. I advise to visit if there are several hours of free time.
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  • Great walk to undertake . We walked from the marina past brighton pier taking a brisk walk in the wind. Loved the sea views and cliffs views. Unfortunately due to the winter season ans work being unde...  more »