Eastbourne Walking Festival


Learn about dew ponds past, present and future with David Riviere from Eastbourne Downland Group as we visit seven different dew pond sites en route.  These important historic features of the farmed downland landscape are threatened with long-term deterioration, but can become a vital resource in enhancing wildlife biodiversity. Mostly grassed paths/tracks, gates/stiles, three short sharp slopes.

Walk leader: David Riviere, Eastbourne Downland Group

Walk grading: Moderate

Approximate distance: 5.6 miles

There is a pub at Beachy Head (before or after the walk) but bring snacks and refreshments

Dogs are not welcome on this walk

Toilets are available at the main Beachy Head Car Park

Not suitable for Wheelchairs or Pushchairs



Map & Directions

Discovering Dew Ponds

Type:Walking Festival

Beachy Head Main Car Park, Beachy Head Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 7YA

Opening Times

Season (23 Sept 2020)
Wednesday10:30 - 13:30
Season (27 Sept 2020)
Sunday10:30 - 13:30

* Approximate finish times

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