Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

Important notice -

The beach is currently open but please be aware that the cliffs are unstable and prone to collapse without warning. Please stay well away from the edge and the base of the cliffs for your own safety. Thank you.

Walk, go rockpooling or simply relax in the sun with views of the Seven Sisters cliffs

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

Things to see and do 

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

What's on 

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Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

Eating and shopping

A bowl of squash soup

Eating and shopping at Birling Gap 

From searching for the perfect gift to enjoying a light lunch or warm drink, all the profit we make in our shop and café helps us look after the countryside and places you love. So why not pay us a visit and help us look after this glorious stretch of coast and countryside.

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

Our work

Volunteer sieving soil on an archaeological dig

Looking after our landscape at Birling Gap 

Birling Gap is a diverse site with many different elements, including a mix of habitats, a cafe, shop and visitor centre. Protecting the chalk grassland is a delicate job, using traditional methods such as grazing ponies and with lots of help from our volunteers we are care for this rare environment, protecting it for years to come.

Enjoy browsing our Christmas gifts at Birlin Gap

Christmas and festive shopping at Birling Gap 

Find the perfect Christmas gift at our cliff top shop. From books and cards to decorations for you and your home, there's something for everyone. Every penny of profit goes towards looking after our fantastic coastal and countryside landscapes

Gin & Lime cake

Yummy treats at Birling Gap 

Enjoy a latte, juice or beer overlooking the sea in our cosy café, savour a light snack or cake with a cup of tea. Children can enjoy a hot chocolate, one of our special lunchboxes, or a tasty hot snack in a special kid's size. All the profit we make helps us look after the countryside and places you love.

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

Wildlife

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

Get involved

A close up shot shows a volunteer cleaings scrub on the coastal path, an essential part of managing a coastal site such as Birling Gap

Volunteer with us 

With so many volunteering opportunities on offer, find out how you could make a difference ans support the work we do at Birling Gap and across the South Downs.

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

History

Day trippers at Birling Gap

Amazing archaeology at Seven Sisters 

From Neolithic enclosures to Iron Age field systems and Second World War defences the archaeology of the Seven Sisters covers thousands of years, telling a complex story of continuous human occupation along this dramatic coastline.