The current steps to the beach at Birling Gap were replaced during the winter of 2017-2018.

The following pictures were taken in March 2018 very soon after they were re-opened.

New Birling Gap Steps from Beach

New Steps at Birling Gap from Beach

The steps are often closed following bad weather, recent cliff falls or the threat of cliff falls for visitor safety.

Please check on the National Trust website prior to your visit to ensure that the steps are open for beach access.

Birling Gap Tide Information

Tide tables for

Tuesday, 16 July 2024

Location: Birling Gap

1:18 - Low Tide (2.21m)
07:08 - High Tide (5.21m)
13:44 - Low Tide (2.26m)
19:41 - High Tide (5.5m)