Birling Gap Beach

Birling Gap beach, Eastbourne, East Sussex

Place Category: Beaches

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  • 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.

    Why not check other beaches nearby as we have 6 beaches around Eastbourne, 23 beaches in East Sussex, or check our Dog Friendly Beaches.

  • Birling Gap Beach Weather Forecast

    Light rain tomorrow and Monday, with temperatures falling to 18°C on Wednesday.

    Today's Forecast
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    13
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    25
       0%  0%   9 mph
      4:58 am    8:57 pm
    Saturday, May 27th
     Light rain until afternoon.
     
    12
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    21
       50%  36%   5 mph
      4:57 am    8:58 pm

    Sunday, May 28th
     Light rain overnight.
     
    12
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    23
       16%  63%   4 mph
      4:56 am    8:59 pm
    Monday, May 29th
     Light rain in the morning and afternoon.
     
    13
    -> 
    21
       65%  66%   5 mph
      4:55 am    9:00 pm

    Tuesday, May 30th
     Partly cloudy until evening.
     
    13
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    20
       0%  43%   12 mph
      4:54 am    9:01 pm
    Wednesday, May 31st
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    13
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    18
       0%  0%   3 mph
      4:53 am    9:03 pm

    Thursday, Jun 1st
     Clear throughout the day.
     
    13
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    19
       1%  0%   10 mph
      4:52 am    9:04 pm
    Friday, Jun 2nd
     Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
     
    13
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    18
       2%  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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