<div style="display:inline;"> <img height="1" width="1" style="border-style:none;" alt="" src="//googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/viewthroughconversion/1028731116/?value=0&amp;guid=ON&amp;script=0">
CHRISTMAS OFFER Subscribe to Sussex Life today click here

Details

  • Start: Alfriston
  • End: Eastbourne
  • Country: England
  • County: EastSussex
  • Type: Country
  • Nearest pub:
  • Ordnance Survey:
  • Difficulty: Medium
Google Map

Description

A beautiful walk along arguably the best part of the South Downs Way, taking in the Cuckmere Valley, the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head all in a day. You can't always rely on the weather though!

Walk length: 12 miles (very hilly in parts though)


From Alfriston, head south along the east side of the Cuckmere valley passing the white horse on the other side of the valley. Then go east along the coastal path past the Birling gap where there is the Birling Gap pub and restaurant. The decommissioned Belle Tout lighthouse is next along the coast and closely followed by Beachy Head and its own lighthouse down on the rocks below. Here you will also find the large Beachy Head gastro-pub. From this point Eastbourne is a nice 40 minute downhill jaunt.


Public transport to Alfriston is limited to a volunteer community bus service with a differing timetable most days. The nearest rail stations are either Polegate or Seaford which are around an hours walk to Alfriston or a short taxi ride.


Alfriston grid ref: TQ520030

Comments

1 comment

 
Great British Holidays advert link

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Latest Competitions & Offers

Topics of Interest

Food and Drink Directory

Subscribe or buy a mag today

subscription ad
Sussex Life Application Link

Follow us on Twitter


Like us on Facebook


Local Business Directory

Sussex's trusted business finder

Job search in your local area



Search For a Car In Your Area

Property Search