Birling Gap

Birling Gap

Birling Gap, Eastbourne, Sussex, BN20 0AB

National Trust coastal car park and part of the famous Seven Sisters chalk cliffs with plenty of free parking after 6pm.


Birling Gap is a Dark Sky Discovery Site, an officially recognised place where anyone can stargaze. Most such locations have overnight parking (sometimes with a fee); however, many do not allow overnight camping. There may or may not be toilet facilities.

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National Trust

National Trust organises events at this location

Please contact National Trust directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 12/06/24

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  • 13/06/24

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  • 13/06/24

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Weather forecast for Birling Gap (beach) (0.2 miles away) updated 12/06/24 at 12:01.




Events nearby

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  • Wadhurst and Tunbridge Wells Astronomical Society meeting

    Wednesday 19th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm

    Beechwood School - Tunbridge Wells, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 3QD (27.3 miles away)

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  • Worthing Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Wednesday 19th June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Emmanuel United Reformed Church - Worthing, Worthing, BN11 4SD (26.2 miles away)

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  • Crawley Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 21st June 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    The Haven Centre - Crawley Down, Crawley, RH10 4LJ (29.0 miles away)

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  • Wealden Astronomers monthly meeting and observing

    Friday 28th June 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Herstmonceux Castle, Hailsham, BN27 1RN (10.4 miles away)

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  • Brighton Astro monthly meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 4th July 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Wagner Hall - Brighton, Brighton, BN1 2RU (16.3 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

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  • Foot of the Downs

    Fulking, Henfield, West Sussex, BN5 9LP (21.8 miles away)

    Stay & Gaze

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