The aim of the walk, lead by Derek Read from Eastbourne Downland Group, is to make people aware of opportunities to explore the open downland and lesser-known footpaths.  It follows the South Downs way to Beachy Head, then across open downland and returns on little-used tracks.  Commentary on history of the downland, wildlife, geology, archaeology, etc.  Steep climb at start, then gentler slopes; some stiles and rough ground.

Walk leader: Derek Read, Eastbourne Downland Group

Walk grading: Moderate

Approximate distance: 5 miles

There is a cafe at the starting point for those arriving early

Dogs are welcome on this walk but must be on leads due to livestock

There are toilets located at the half way point

Not suitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs



Map & Directions

Eastbourne Open Downland

Type:Walking Festival

The Kiosk Cafe, Duke's Drive, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 7XL

Opening Times

Season (21 Sept 2020)
Monday14:00 - 17:00

* Approximate finishing time

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