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Birling Gap

East Sussex, England


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Birling Gap is a small remote bay east of Beachy Head in East Sussex.

The beach is approximately 300 metres (m) wide with a gentle slope. It is situated right below the backdrop of the Seven Sisters chalk cliffs. The beach is predominantly shingle, but shallow sandflats and rocks from the chalk cliff become exposed with the receding tide.

Birling Gap is on the Sussex Heritage Coast.

Sand Shingle

Weather and tides for Thursday 21 September

Today
Chance of rain 88%
Max temp. 17°C
(feels like 14°C)
Wind 18mph
Max UV Index
Tonight
Chance of rain 59%
Min temp. 8°C
(feels like 6°C)
Wind 9mph

The tide at Birling Gap is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 7:16 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 1:09 AM tomorrow.

Today's air pollution levels are forecast to be Low

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Location: Birling Gap

Location type: Town

Nearest village: East Dean

OS Grid: TV553959

County: East Sussex

Country: England

Local Authority: Wealden District Council

Parish: East Dean and Friston

Nearest postcode: BN20 0AB

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Visitor information for Birling Gap, East Sussex, England. Weather, tides, visitor comments, beach facilities, photos, nearest postcode, beach information and nearby accommodation.

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