3.3 of 5 (15 votes)

The best of the East Sussex Coast

A moderate walk (coast) in national park South Downs starting and finishing in East Sussex, England, about 18.10km (11.25 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 5:45h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 200m (656ft)
Loss 71m (232ft)
Max. Elevation 160m (524ft)
Elevation (total) 271m (888ft)
Start
Seaford Station
End
Beachy Head
Distance 18.10km
(11.25mi)
Duration ~5:45h
Difficulty  
Moderate
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by GaryShipp on 05 Oct 2008
A beautiful stroll along the cliff tops from Seaford to Beachy Head, with stunning views of Cuckmere Haven and the Seven Sisters. Reverse the route if the wind blows from the east.

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Start of the walk.
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Houses the town museum.
About 0.70 km (~0.43 miles) from
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Make sure you turn around and appreciate the view from the top of Seaford Head.
About 1.65 km (~1.03 miles) from
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This view of the Seven Sisters will blow you away.
About 0.86 km (~0.53 miles) from
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Film buffs amongst you may recognise these cottages from a recent Ian McEwan novel . . .
About 0.68 km (~0.42 miles) from
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A pity about the traffic noise hear, so hasten onwards across the bridge and head back along the eastern bank of the river.
About 1.65 km (~1.03 miles) from
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From here, the only is up!
About 1.11 km (~0.69 miles) from
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Pause for breath.
About 1.00 km (~0.62 miles) from
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Hop down to the beach for a paddle or pop in the pub for a pint.
About 3.34 km (~2.08 miles) from
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Now a private dwelling, this was going to fall into the sea until it was dragged on rollers back from the edge! You can still see the space it used to occupy.
About 1.07 km (~0.66 miles) from
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Dramatically high - not for the faint hearted !
About 2.75 km (~1.71 miles) from
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For regular buses back to Seaford and onwards to Brighton, or to Eastbourne Town Centre. For timetables see www.buses.co.uk.
About 2.86 km (~1.78 miles) from

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