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.

Location events organiser

National Trust

National Trust organises events at this location

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

Weather forecast

  • 02/12/23

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  • 03/12/23


Weather forecast for Birling Gap (beach) (0.2 miles away) updated 02/12/23 at 04:00.

Events nearby

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  • Stargazing evening at the Observatory Science Centre

    Saturday 2nd December 2023 from 18:30pm to 22:00pm

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN (10.7 miles away)

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  • Worthing Astronomers observing night (location TBC)

    Saturday 2nd December 2023 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

    Clapham & Patching Village Hall, Worthing, BN13 3UT (29.4 miles away)

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  • Sussex Practical Astronomers meeting

    Monday 4th December 2023 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Southwick Community Centre, Brighton, BN42 4TE (20.1 miles away)

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  • Lewes Astronomical Society monthly meeting

    Wednesday 6th December 2023 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Lewes Town Hall, Lewes, BN7 2QS (12.3 miles away)

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  • Brighton Astro monthly meeting and stargazing

    Thursday 7th December 2023 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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Stay and gaze nearby

Stay at one of these stargazing-friendly accommodation providers.

  • Foot of the Downs

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

    Stay & Gaze

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