Walk es152 Beachy Head and Birling Gap from East Dean

Superb cliff walk


Route outline for walk es152:

East Dean  -  Ringwood Bottom  -  East Dean Hill  -  The South Downs Way  -  Beachy Head  -  Belle Tout  -  Birling Gap  -  Went Hill  -  East Dean




Peaks, Summits and Tops reached on this walk:

hewitt
0
English
Mountains
Wainwright
0
Wainwrights
 English Nuttalls
0
English
Nuttalls
Dewey
0
English
Deweys
Wainwright Outlying Fell
0
Wainwright
Outlying Fells
marilyn
0
Marilyns
Bridget
2
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is East Dean Hill at 168m (551ft). East Dean Hill is known as an English Bridget. The summit of East Dean Hill is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Beachy Head at 163m (535ft). Beachy Head is known as an English Bridget. The summit of Beachy Head is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

National Trails & Long Paths included on this walk:

Part of this walk follows a section of The South Downs Way, a 162km (101 miles) linear footpath connecting Eastbourne (Holywell) in East Sussex, England with Winchester in Hampshire, England. The South Downs Way is waymarked by a National Trail acorn. For more walks that include a section of this trail see The South Downs Way.



You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

OL25 Eastbourne & Beachy Head


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

199 Eastbourne & Hastings, Battle & Heathfield


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk es152 Beachy Head and Birling Gap from East Dean

In no particular order . . .

Walk es152 Beachy Head and Birling Gap from East Dean - The (fictional) home of Sherlock Holmes, East Dean

The (fictional) home of Sherlock Holmes, East Dean

Photo: David Clowes (1)

Walk es152 Beachy Head and Birling Gap from East Dean - The plaque on the house in the previous photo in East Dean

The plaque on the house in the previous photo in East Dean

Photo: David Clowes (2)

Walk es152 Beachy Head and Birling Gap from East Dean - Beachy Head summit Trig Point

Beachy Head summit Trig Point

Photo: David Clowes (7)

Walk es152 Beachy Head and Birling Gap from East Dean - The chalk cliffs and Belle Tout Lighthouse from Beachy Head

The chalk cliffs and Belle Tout Lighthouse from Beachy Head

Photo: David Clowes (9)

Walk es152 Beachy Head and Birling Gap from East Dean - Walking along Ringwood Bottom

Walking along Ringwood Bottom

Photo: David Clowes (3)

Walk es152 Beachy Head and Birling Gap from East Dean - Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters from Beachy Head

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters from Beachy Head

Photo: Melissa Tuttle (7)

Walk es152 Beachy Head and Birling Gap from East Dean - The South Downs Way in East Sussex

The South Downs Way in East Sussex

Photo: Keith Roobottom (1)

Walk es152 Beachy Head and Birling Gap from East Dean - Birling Gap and The Seven Sisters

Birling Gap and The Seven Sisters

Photo: David Clowes (11)

Walk es152 Beachy Head and Birling Gap from East Dean - Ringwood Bottom

Ringwood Bottom

Photo: David Clowes (4)

Walk es152 Beachy Head and Birling Gap from East Dean - Beachy Head Lighthouse

Beachy Head Lighthouse

Photo: David Clowes (8)

Walk es152 Beachy Head and Birling Gap from East Dean - East Dean Hill summit Trig Point

East Dean Hill summit Trig Point

Photo: David Clowes (5)

Walk es152 Beachy Head and Birling Gap from East Dean - Eastbourne from Beachy Head

Eastbourne from Beachy Head

Photo: David Clowes (6)

Walk es152 Beachy Head and Birling Gap from East Dean - On top of Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters cliffs on a foggy November morning

On top of Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters cliffs on a foggy November morning

Photo: Chris Mathieson (5)


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