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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

  • 16/08/22

    20° 9%
  • 16/08/22

    19° 5%
  • 17/08/22

    18° 3%
  • 17/08/22

    17° 4%

Weather forecast for Birling Gap (beach) (0.2 miles away) updated 16/08/22 at 04:00.




Events nearby

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  • Crawley Astronomical Society meeting

    Friday 18th November 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

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

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  • Worthing Astronomers club observing night

    Saturday 19th November 2022 from 19:30pm to 22:30pm

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

    More info
  • Practical Astronomy with Adur Astronomical Society

    Wednesday 23rd November 2022 from 19:15pm to 22:00pm

    Clayton Church Hall, Clayton, BN6 9PJ (19.4 miles away)

    More info
  • Brighton Astronomy Club meeting

    Thursday 24th November 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Friends Meeting House - Brighton, Brighton, BN1 1AF (16.0 miles away)

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  • Wealden Astronomers monthly meeting and observing

    Friday 25th November 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

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

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