Birling Gap and the surrounding download provides some excellent walking opportunities.

Whatever your skill level at Birling Gap there is a walk for you.

Visit the National Trust website for just a few of the wonderful walks around Birling Gap.

Walks at Birling Gap


The Seven Sisters Country Park consists of 280 hectares or 691 acres. This means that getting from one place to another may involve considerable distances.

To reach the Coastguard Cottages at Cuckmere Haven involves walking along the top of the Seven Sisters, turn right at the Cuckmere Estuary, up to Exceat and down the other side of the estuary which is a total distance of 5.4 miles or 8.6 km - and then you've got to get back.

The Beachy Head Lighthouse is 2 miles or 3.2 km.

Eastbourne Pier is 5.12 miles or 8.25 km.

The Tiger Inn in East Dean is 1.3 miles or 2.09 km.

If you're looking to find out how to reach a particular spot, you can find out more from the viewpoints around Birling Gap.

If you intend to go down to the beach or walk on the beach, check out the beach access information.

Birling Gap Car Park

Birling Gap Car Park