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Beachy Head, Eastbourne

Categories: Geologic Formations, Historic Walking Areas, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 2,400+ reviews on the web
A giant, slab-like cliff that is perhaps one of the most iconic images of Great Britain’s natural beauty, Beachy Head towers imposingly over the English Channel. The cliff has a sheer drop to the sea--at 162 m (531 ft), it is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain. The view from the top can be quite dizzying and intimidating, yet also spectacular. Down below, a restaurant and summertime ice-cream trucks sit at Birling Gap. You can reach the clifftop by walking or cycling from the town of Eastbourne or taking an open-top bus tour. Parking is available if you drive, and the Peace Path provides wheelchair access. Trails also go down to the water. Be careful as you near the edge of the cliff as there's no restraining mechanism in place. Put Beachy Head and other Eastbourne attractions into our Eastbourne vacation route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • There is plenty of information about the Beachy Head and google has it all. I am going to say a few words that this place is worth visiting 100% because nowhere else you gonna have such breath-taking ...  read more »
  • Well worth a visit and many return trips. Never ceases to amaze you. Frightening drops and fantastic views. 
  • We took a day trip from London to experience a more pastoral side of England than London could provide. It's an easy trip from London by train. We walked from Eastbourne station up to Beachy Head alon...  read more »
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