33 things to do before you're 11 ¾ at Birling Gap
We've managed to find 33 things out of the 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾ challenge that we think you can tick off here at Birling Gap. How many can you do?
Pop into our Visitor centre to pick up a scrapbook and some pointers on where to start. We also have tracker packs available to borrow to help you when hunting for creatures in the rockpools or on the downs. Remember to check out our events listing for things that might be going on and get the whole family involved, rain or shine.
There's no excuse for not getting going with your list at Birling Gap, start with:
2. Roll down a really big hill
21. Pick blackberries growing in the wild
25. Make a grass trumpet
31. Hunt for bugs
42. Go swimming in the sea
If that's not enough, we've 16 more things to keep you busy.
5. Skim a stone
There are plenty of stones along our beautiful beach to choose from. While you’re down there why not also try:
18. Create some wild art
20. Jump over waves
7. Fly a kite
It can get pretty windy up on the South Downs- perfect for kites and while you're up there try:
28. Climb a huge hill
44. Go bird watching
37. Check out the crazy creatures in the rock pool
Join us on a rock pool ramble and see what you discover. You could tick these off while you're there:
8. Catch a fish with a net
26. Hunt for fossils and bones
39. Catch a crab
30. Hold a scary beast
49. Find a geocache
How many are nearby? While you're at it, you can try:
45. Finding your way with a map and compass
Rain or shine
It's not all sunny days at Birling Gap, but that shouldn't keep you indoors when you can still:
6. Run around in the rain
15. Play in the snow
27. Go star gazing
There are still more adventures to be had at Birling Gap and beyond. Once you've completed one of the things, don't forget to go to the 50 Things website to get it ticked off.