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Place Category: Beaches
Birling Gap is a beautiful pebble beach set below the dramatic backdrop of the Seven Sisters chalk cliffs.
The beach is goo for hunting fossils in the chalk on the beach, or exploring the low tide rock pools.
The beach is managed by the National Trust and you also have large grass areas to explore along the cliff tops.
Pay and display National Trust car park (free for members), Birling Gap cafe, toilets, shop. Please be aware that you have 50 steps to gain access to the beach from the cliff top car park and facilities.
We have no dog information for Birling Gap beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Birling Gap Beach.
Birling Gap Beach Weather Forecast
Light rain tomorrow and Monday, with temperatures falling to 18°C on Wednesday.Clear throughout the day.Today's Forecast
13->250% 0% 9 mph
4:58 am 8:57 pmLight rain until afternoon.Saturday, May 27th
12->2150% 36% 5 mph
4:57 am 8:58 pmLight rain overnight.Sunday, May 28th
12->2316% 63% 4 mph
4:56 am 8:59 pmLight rain in the morning and afternoon.Monday, May 29th
13->2165% 66% 5 mph
4:55 am 9:00 pmPartly cloudy until evening.Tuesday, May 30th
13->200% 43% 12 mph
4:54 am 9:01 pmClear throughout the day.Wednesday, May 31st
13->180% 0% 3 mph
4:53 am 9:03 pmClear throughout the day.Thursday, Jun 1st
13->191% 0% 10 mph
4:52 am 9:04 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Friday, Jun 2nd
13->182% 40% 6 mph
4:52 am 9:05 pm
Birling Gap Beach Tide Times
Birling Gap Beach Water quality
Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
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