Walking and Rambling in Eastbourne

Walking and Rambling in Eastbourne


YHA Eastbourne is at the foot of the iconic Beachy Head, just 400 metres from the start of the South Downs Way, an ancient ‘Right of Way’, in the newly created South Downs National Park.
  Discovering Britain walk with the Royal Geographical Society: Shifting sands - Rye & Winchelsea Or walk from Seaford to YHA Eastbourne: You can walk from Brighton but there are seven hours of ups and downs ahead so use the Coaster bus (12/12A/12X) to Seaford instead. Beyond Seaford Head, walk over Cuckmere Haven to the start of Sevens Sisters Country Park. From here it’s a breath-taking rollercoaster ramble atop the famous chalk cliffs.
 At eight miles in, the National Trust tearoom at Birling Gap makes a perfect pit stop before the final climb up Beachy Head, Britain’s highest chalk cliff. From there it’s all delightfully downhill. End your expedition in seaside splendour with a stroll along the prom and fish and chips on the pier. A pretty 30-minute walk or 15-minute bus ride brings you to your relaxation destination.

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