Seven Sisters

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Submitted by Andy F on 26 September 2007
OS Explorer Map: 123 - Eastbourne & Beachy Head
(12 votes)
A linear, half-day coast walk in national park South Downs (England) starting at Bus stop after B2103 turn off, East Sussex, about 14km (roughly 8.7 miles) long and unsuitable for families with children, prams/pushchairs, wheelchairs.
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A nice simple walk. Very easy to navigate (just stick to the South Downs Way and follow the cliffs). The transport is excellent, the bus runs every 10 minutes in each direction from Brighton and Eastbourne. This is quite a hilly walk but the views are superb.
Start: Bus stop after B2103 turn off, OS Grid: TV585985
End: Exceat, OS Grid: TV513993
Elevation Profile (x: waypoint number, y: metres)
Gain (+/- 10%): 127m (418ft)
Total (+/- 10%): 410m (1347ft)
Loss (+/- 10%): 283m (929ft)
Max. Elevation: 170m (557ft)

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OS Grid: TV585985
Start of the walk
About 2.7 km (roughly 1.7 miles) from 1 OS Grid: TV590958
Pub and car park
About 3.6 km (roughly 2.2 miles) from 2 OS Grid: TV554960
Not the best place to stop but there is a cafe there.
About 3.4 km (roughly 2.1 miles) from 3 OS Grid: TV523974
Depart from the South Downs Way and head down the steep hill down to the beach path.
About 0.8 km (roughly 0.5 miles) from 4 OS Grid: TV516978
follow the path north untill the main road.
About 1.6 km (roughly 1 miles) from 5 OS Grid: TV519994
Bus stop here or continue to the Golden Gallion Pub.
About 0.6 km (roughly 0.3 miles) from 6 OS Grid: TV514993
Public House.End of walk
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Timwoods  commented on 14 November 2007
Extend this walk!
You can start this walk from Eastbourne town centre. It's a bit longer, and there's a steep climb up to Beachy Head, but it's a great chance to see a traditional English seaside town!
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