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Filming at Beachy Head, Eastbourne

Filming at Beachy Head, Eastbourne

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The UK's highest chalk sea cliff Beachy Head is one of Eastbourne's most famous TV and film locations. Some of your favourite dramatic film scenes were actually filmed here in Eastbourne!

The scene from James Bond movie, The Living Daylights, where a secret agent parachutes from a Land Rover was actually filmed off Beachy Head but audiences were led to believe it was taking placen in Gibraltar!

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang also chose the famous cliffs for its car chase where the car drove off the cliff tops but then opened its wings to fly!

More recently the famous South Downs have been used to film scenes including the quidditch scences from Harry Potter - The Goblet of Fire.

Cate Blanchett has stood on the edge in Notes on a Scandal.

Many commercials have been shot at this beautiful landscape including E.on, Nike Rugby World Cup, Phones 4U, BMW, Audi, Jeep, O2, Rover, Renault, Volvo and Debenhams. Most recently, it has been the setting for Amazon Fire Stick's major advertising campaign staring Jeremy Clarkson.

ENGLAND’S rugby World Cup team look a formidable sight as they stand on the cliffs at Beachy Head looking over to France for Ther Rugby World Cup 2007 advertising campaign being run by team sponsors, Nike.

Disclaimer: an inclusion of these commercial companies here is not a recommendation of their product.

On-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsTelephone (public)

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

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Beachy Head,
South Downs,
BN20 7AY



See location of Beachy Head on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: OA 589564  Lat: 50.73863 Long: 0.25118

Take the B2103 West out of Eastbourne

Parking: with charge

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  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Telephone (public)Telephone (public)
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

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