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National Trust Visitor Centre Opens at Birling Gap

The new National Trust Visitor Centre opens in April with a wealth of exhibits giving a fascinating insight into the history of the Beachy Head area including species of wild life you are likely to encounter on The Seven Sisters, landscape issues of erosion and conservation, leisure activities to enjoy out and about at Birling Gap and information about shipwrecks and smugglers. There is also a café selling delicious and …

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Beachy Head and the Eastbourne Area the Sunniest Place in the UK

Beachy Head and the Eastbourne area was once again the sunniest place on the coast last year with 1693 hours of sunshine.  Eastbourne and the surrounding area is regularly cited as being the sunniest place in the UK.  Its location on the south coast, with shelter provided by the cliffs of Beachy Head and the South Downs beyond, gives it a mild climate with high levels of sunshine.  The town …

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Beachy Head Adventure: Contender for “101 Things To Do Before You Go Abroad”

A Beachy Head adventure is one of several attractions which may feature in a nationwide poll of ‘101 Things to Do Before You Go Abroad’, as part of a new Facebook app launched by VisitEngland this month. The brand new app involves Facebook users suggesting their own favourite experiences in England, with fans voting on their top choices to decide who should appear in VisitEngland’s ultimate bucket list of 101 …

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Get on Your Bike This Spring

The unspoilt scenery of the South Downs National Park; the peaceful woodland of Friston Forest; the wetland landscape and wildlife of the Cuckmere Haven.  All this is within easy reach from Beachy Head Holiday Cottages and The Tiger Inn in East Dean.   Or why not venture inland through the delightful Sussex countryside travelling along the 14 miles of surfaced paths which make up the Cuckoo Trail which runs from Eastbourne …

A Beautiful Winter Walk Dinner in a Cosy Pub and a Stay in a Delightful Cottage All in One Spot!

The unspoilt village of East Dean, nestling in the shelter of the South Downs on the coast a few minutes’ drive from Eastbourne, is the perfect spot for a Winter getaway.  Here, fabulous walks amidst stunning coastal scenery, award-winning holiday cottages and a renowned pub are all in one place. Beachy Head Holiday Cottages, situated in East Dean, provide an ideal base for exploring this beautiful part of the UK.  …

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East Dean and Friston artists throw open their doors

OpenArt 22 – 23 September 2012 Explore the works of local artists at open houses and studios in the villages of East Dean and Friston as part of this year’s OpenArt Festival which takes place on 22 – 23 September. New for 2012 is a musical work commissioned by OpenArt to be premiered in East Dean Village Hall on 22 September.  Renowned composer and viola player Simon Rowland-Jones has used the …

Get fitter, faster with a personal trainer

If you live near Beachy Head or are planning a stay at the Tiger Inn or our holiday cottages, why not book a session with personal trainer Jason Hull? Mixing exercises to improve your fitness and muscle tone, you can either work on your general stamina and strength, or get help training for an event. Jason’s outdoor sessions offer a breath of fresh air and incredible scenery for anyone bored …

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