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Beachy Head

Beachy Head, Eastbourne, UK

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About Beachy Head

Beachy Head is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain. At 530 feet high, the majestic cliffs provide magnificent views. The cliff is the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain, rising to 162 meters (531 ft) above sea level. The peak allows views of the south east coast from Dungeness in the east, to the Isle of Wight in the west.



Attractions near Beachy Head

Beachy Head Lighthouse1.17km from Beachy Head

Beachy Head Lighthouse was built by Trinity House in 1902 to guide passing vessels along the cliffs marking the seaward termination of the Sussex Downs.  It is 43 m in height and became operational in October 1902. It was the last traditional-style 'rock tower'  to be built by Trinity House.

Seven Sisters3.37km from Beachy Head

Seven Sisters Country Park is a beautiful East Sussex hotspot. The Chalk cliffs and foreshore at Seven Sisters reveals a diverse ecosystem dating from the Late Cretaceous epoch, 87-84 million years ago.  The iconic coastguard cottages, Cuckmere Haven and the clifftop walk to Birling Gap make for an epic tour. One of the beautiful location which will rejuvenate your mind and body.

Towner Eastbourne3.81km from Beachy Head

Towner Eastbourne is  Eastbourne’s award-winning gallery that has an impressive collection of modern British art, and a growing collection of international contemporary art. It collects and exhibits contemporary art for nearly 100 years,  It presents a programme of historic, modern and contemporary art through exhibitions, talks, events and creative activities. It hosts one of the most significant public art collections in the South of England and draws over 100,000 visitors a year.

Eastbourne Pier4.67km from Beachy Head

Eastbourne Pier is a seaside pleasure pier in Eastbourne, East Sussex, on the south coast of England. Its stunning seafront landmark is fully open for business with a brand new walkway since the fire of 2014. It stunning seafront landmark is fully open for business with a brand new walkway since the fire of 2014.

Friston Forest5.43km from Beachy Head

Friston Forest is within the South Downs National Park between Lulington Heath National Nature Reserve and Seven Sisters Country Park. It is the largest area of recently established forest in South East England. It's a great place to visit, with lots of picnic tables and BBQs and a children's play area.

Eastbourne Redoubt5.55km from Beachy Head

Eastbourne Redoubt is a circular coastal defence fort at Eastbourne, East Sussex, on the south coast of England. It was built in 1805 as part of the British anti-invasion preparations during the Napoleonic Wars. Visitors to the Redoubt can now explore the fortress, discovering the stories of the people who lived there throughout its 200-year history.

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East Sussex is a county in South East England. It is bordered by the counties of Kent to the north and east, West Sussex to the west, and Surrey for a short distance to the north-west, as well as the English Channel to the south.