Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

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 

A stormy view from Birling Gap

Staying safe and enjoying Birling Gap 

We advise visitors to act sensibly and stay away from the cliff edge, thinking about their safety and others. It isn’t safe to sit or stand close to the edge of the cliffs as they may be unstable or undercut in places.

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

What's on 

Upcoming events

Green woodworking at Frog Firle Farm

Sat 16 Feb 2019
10:00-13:00
Come and learn to make a traditional stool using rural woodworking techniques.

February half-term Solar System discovery trail

Sat 16 Feb 2019
10:00-15:30
Follow the clues about the solar system and discover what makes Birling Gap a great place to view the night sky with our self-guided trail. Collect trail sheets from the visitor centre.

Spring Beachclean at Birling Gap

Sun 03 Mar 2019
13:00-15:00
Help clean the beach and survey our litter with us and the Marine Conservation Society.

Cadbury Easter Egg hunt

Sat 06 Apr 2019
10:30-16:00
Follow the clues, answer the questions, complete the challenges and be rewarded with a chocolate Cadbury's Easter egg.

50 Things to do before your 11 3/4 by the sea

Mon 27 May 2019
10:00-15:00
Come down to the visitor centre at Birling Gap, pick up a tracker pack and uncover the creatures of the beach

50 things to do before your 11 3/4 - Tracker packs and advice

Mon 29 Jul 2019
09:00-17:00
Pop down to the visitor centre to collect your 50 things booklet and then see how many activities you can complete.
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.

New homeware stock in our shop

Shopping at Birling Gap 

Uncover your perfect gift in our cliff top shop. Why not pick up soft scarves in exclusive designs. Fill the air with scent from candles and reed diffusers inspired by our properties. Treat yourself to artisan jewellery from Cornwall or glassware by Jo Downs. 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

Fulmar over the sea

Wonderful wildlife at Birling Gap 

It is the combination of a constantly changing landscape and unique geology that creates such an amazing diversity of habitats and wildlife at Birling Gap. Find out more about the wildlife of this incredible place.

Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters

Get involved

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.