33 things to do before you're 11 3/4 at Birling Gap

 A boy crouches over a rockpool looking for creatures on the beautiful wave cut platform at Birling Gap beach
Look for weird and wonderful creatures in the rockpools at Birling Gap National Trust Images/Megan Taylor

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 so much to see and do at Birling Gap, so why not get cracking with your 'to do' list and 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 many more things to keep you busy  .There's plenty of things to do on our beautiful beach so whilst you’re down there why not:
5.Skim a stone
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
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.