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Beachy Head, Eastbourne

South Downs National Park

 
Stay in Eastbourne, gateway to the new South Downs National Park. Visit Beachy Head, the Seven Sisters Country Park, Cuckmere valley, the Long Man of Wilmington and downland villages. Eastbourne's spectacular downland coastline also includes marine conservation areas and sites of special scientific interest. Book hotels, guest houses and B&B accommodation and self catering cottages.

Attractions in the South Downs

Filming at Beachy Head, Eastbourne

Beachy Head

Eastbourne

One of Eastbourne's most famous TV and film locations, used in Holywood blockbusters such as Harry Potter, James Bond, Pearl Harbour Robin Hood-Prince of Thieves, Notes on a Scandal, Wimbledon, and many TV series including Luther.

Go Wild! At Drusillas Park

Drusillas Park

Alfriston

Award winning Drusillas Park offers a fun-tastic family day out that includes the best small zoo in Europe where you’ll come face to face with hundreds of exotic animals from monkeys and meerkats to penguins and pandas.

The Village

Meads Village

Eastbourne

A quaint village in Eastbourne full of charm, inbetween the town centre and Beachy Head. Browse shops or enjoy stunning views across the seafront from the upper promenade.

Beachy Head

Beachy Head

Eastbourne

The dramatic 530 feet high cliffs of Beachy Head give stunning views over Eastbourne and the English Channel.

Beachy Head Countryside Centre

Beachy Head Countryside Centre

Eastbourne

Beachy Head Countryside Centre is situated at Beachy Head, a renowned beauty spot with incredible views. The Countryside Centre has an excellent gift shop, Downland Experience giving information about the geology and history.

Alfriston Heritage Centre

Alfriston Heritage Centre

Eastbourne

The Alfriston Heritage Centre is located in the Gun Room, next to St Andrews Church, on the Tye (the village green) in the centre of the historic village of Alfriston.

Eastbourne Downs Golf Course

Eastbourne Downs Golf Course

Eastbourne

We are set in one of the most envied positions for any golf course. High on a plateau behind Beach Head with amazing views both over the South Downs and also out to the English Channel.

Seven Sisters Country Park Nature Reserve

Seven Sisters Country Park

Eastbourne

Found at the point where the South Downs meets the sea, the Sisters were created when ancient rivers cut valleys into the chalk, creating seven peaks.

Beachy Head Inn

Beachy Head Pub

Eastbourne

Large family pub with all day food and restaurant seating offering superb views of the South Downs across to Belle Tout lighthouse. Includes free parking and children's playground.

Belle Tout

Belle Tout Lighthouse

Eastbourne

Famous clifftop lighthouse featured in the TV series 'The Lives and Loves of a She Devil'.

Long Man of Wilmington

Long Man of Wilmington

Polegate

The mysterious guardian of the South Downs has baffled historians and archaeologists for years. It is signposted from the A27, between Eastbourne and Polegate and located south of the village of Wilmington.

South Downs

South Downs National Park

Eastbourne

The Downs around Eastbourne are recognised as an area of outstanding natural beauty. The dramatic 530 feet high cliffs of Beachy Head give stunning views over the Eastbourne and the English Channel.

Hill Walk

Walking Routes

Eastbourne

Why not walk or cycle the South Down's Way. The route stretches for 90 miles between Eastbourne and Winchester, taking in picturesque villages and stunning scenery. It is suitable for walkers, horse riders and mountain bikes.

Airworks

Airworks Paragliding

Eastbourne

Learn to paraglide on the beautiful Sussex South Downs. We offer a full range of paragliding courses ranging from a tandem flight, where you take to the skies with an instructor, through to taster days to get a feel for the sport.

Birling Gap at Sunset

Birling Gap

Eastbourne

Birling Gap is a beautiful and tranquil enclosed pebble beach set below the dramatic backdrop of the Seven Sisters cliffs.

Fizz on Foot

Fizz on Foot

Eastbourne

Fizz on Foot offers a range of South of England walking tours in East and West Sussex.

Beachy Head

Seven Sisters Visitor Centre

Eastbourne

Found at the point where the South Downs meets the sea, the Sisters were created when ancient rivers cut valleys into the chalk, creating seven peaks

Belle Tout Lighthouse

Belle Tout Lighthouse

Eastbourne

Belle Toute lighthouse used in the TV series of the Fay Weldon classic ‘The Life and Loves of a She Devil’.

Alfriston village

Alfriston

Alfriston

The small village of Alfriston has many old buildings and a feel of ancient times. The main street offers shops and restaurants. Alfriston also has an annual festival.

Flight Sport Aviation

Flight Sport Aviation

Eastbourne

Fancy flying over Eastbourne? East Sussex is a glorious part of the country for a flight in an ultralight aircraft, with stunning coastline, rolling countryside and ancient woodlands all connected by a lovely patchwork of fields.

Hang Gliding

Sussex Hang Gliding and Paragliding

Eastbourne

We teach complete beginners to paraglide and hang glide in the South Downs.

Thai Terre

Thai Terre

Eastbourne

Thai restaurant in the beautiful South Downs village of East Dean. Thai Terre Menu is traditionally a shared dining experience and we offer you a range of unique Thai creations as well your Thai favorites

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