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Cuckmere Haven Beach Beach

Seaford, East Sussex

Cuckmere Haven is on the south coast, the coastline is dominated by cliffs which are constantly changing due to an erosion rate of 30-40 cms every year. The pebble beach is very quiet and secluded.

Beach Type



There is a country park centre
A gift shop and cafe

Nature and Wildlife

There is a walk from the car park at the country park centre down to the beach through the cuckmere valley. and a nature reserve close by.

Water Quality

Not Tested




No dog restrictions.

Tourist Information

Cuckmere Haven. Seaford. Sussex. tel: Seaford Tourism - 01323 897426 email:


Nearest town: Seaford
County: East Sussex
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7566, 0.155234
Postcode: BN25 4AR
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

Explore more of the area around Seaford, East Sussex at Explore Britain.


Accessed from the A259

Nearest Railway Stations

Seaford (Sussex) (Approx. 3 miles away)
Bishopstone (Sussex) (Approx. 4 miles away)
Newhaven Town (Approx. 5 miles away)
Newhaven Harbour (Approx. 5 miles away)
Eastbourne (Approx. 6 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


The car park is at the country park centre near the Golden Galleon pub.

Nearby Car Parks

South Hill Barn, Seaford (Unknown stay).
About 1.1 miles away
Friston Forest, Westdean (Unknown stay).
About 1.4 miles away
Litlington Road, Litlington (Unknown stay).
About 1.7 miles away
Crow Link, East Dean (Unknown stay).
About 1.8 miles away
Birling Gap West, East Dean (Unknown stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Gilberts Drive, East Dean (Long stay).
About 2.2 miles away
Birling Gap East, East Dean (Unknown stay).
About 2.3 miles away
High & Over, Seaford (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
The Esplanade, Seaford (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away
Butchershole, East Dean (Unknown stay).
About 2.4 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Seaford