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Birling Gap Beach
East Dean, East Sussex
This beach is situated at the base of the chalk cliffs called the Seven Sisters. The substrate is shingle giving way to sand with areas of rock pools and chalk from the cliffs. It is a voluntary marine nature reserve.
Windsurfing Surfing and canoeing Zoning details unknown
Nature and Wildlife
Birling Gap has many rock pools and is a marine nature reserve. The beach forms an important part of the Seaford to Beachy Head Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and. as it is chalk land. has considerable biological importance. The National Trust
Awards and Recommendations
Marine Conservation Society Recommended
Eastbourne Tourist Information Centre 8a Cornfield Road Eastbourne East Sussex BN21 4QL Tel: 01323 411400
Nearest town: East Dean County: East Sussex Latitude/Longitude: 50.7423, 0.199943 Postcode: BN20 0AB (postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)