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Beachy Head in Eastbourne

Visit Beachy Head cliffs in Eastbourne. The UK's highest chalk sea cliff features at the western end of Eastbourne seafront in the new South Downs National Park and Seven Sisters Country Park. Visit the lighthouse, Beachy Head Countryside Centre, Beachy Head pub or take a boat trip to the iconic Beachy Head light house.

The UK's Highest Chalk Sea Cliff

Beachy Head in EastbourneThe spectacular cliffs tops of Beachy Head are a must see for all visitors to Eastbourne and the South Downs. Walk up or cycle from the seafront, or take an open-topped bus tour.

South Downs National Park, Eastbourne

South Downs National Park in EastbourneBeachy Head marks the start of the South Downs National Park and stunning Seven Sisters cliffs. Discover more attractions, activities and visitor centres on our South Downs page.

Events at Beachy Head, Eastbourne

Beachy Head MarathonThe stunning scenery at Beachy Head is the perfect location for events, including the challenging Beachy Head Marathon. See our Marathon page for more information and how to enter.

Eastbourne Fast Fact

In 2010 the South Downs was officially named the 10th and newest National Park in England.


Beachy Head Visitor Centre

Beachy Head Countryside CentreBeachy Head Countryside Centre has an excellent gift shop, receive information about the geology, natural and general history of a renowned beauty spot.

Famous Filming Location

Filming at Beachy Head

Beachy Head is one of Eastbourne's most famous TV and film locations. Some of your favourite dramatic film scenes were filmed in Eastbourne!

Did You Know?

The pioneering polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton lived in Eastbourne for many years.

Beachy Head pub

Beachy Head Pub

Beachy Head scenic flights

Scenic Flights

Paragliding and handgliding at Beachy Head

Gliding Experience


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