I hope you can join me on a circular walk with spectacular views over the Downs and East Sussex coast. We start at Birling Gap and walk along the Seven Sisters to the Cuckmere river, follow the Cuckmere to Exceat where we will have a break. Please bring a packed lunch/snack. There’s a tea room at Exceat. After lunch we walk via Friston Pond and Red Barn with views of East Dean and back to Birling Gap. The terrain is hilly in parts with some climbs particularly on the Seven Sisters. It may be muddy so please wear walking footwear.
Distance: 8 miles.
Parking: There is a large car park at Birling Gap, £4 for the day.
Start and finish: Birling Gap outside the National Trust Shop at 10.30am.
Parking available or the number 12 bus (4 an hour). Please check here for bus times: www.buses.co.uk/travel/service.aspx?serviceid=1158
Postcode BN20 0AB.
Max number of walkers: 40.
Cost per person: Free
Walk grading: moderate