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.
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The tide at Birling Gap is currently falling. Low tide will be at approximately 1:50 PM, and the next high tide will be at approximately 7:45 PM.
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Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters (0 miles)
Beachy Head (2.3 miles)
Seven Sisters Country Park (2.5 miles)
Cuckmere Haven (2.7 miles)
Towner Art Gallery (3.9 miles)
Devonshire Park Theatre (4 miles)
Nigel Greaves Gallery (4.1 miles)
Eastbourne Bandstand (4.2 miles)
Royal Hippodrome Theatre (4.4 miles)
Alfriston Clergy House (4.8 miles)
All distances are approximate
around 8 miles northeast as the seagull flies, around 11 miles by road.
around 3 miles east-northeast as the seagull flies, around 5 miles by road.
around 4 miles east-northeast as the seagull flies, around 6 miles by road.
around 7 miles west-northwest as the seagull flies, around 11 miles by road.
Location: Birling Gap
Location type: Town
Nearest village: East Dean
OS Grid: TV553959
County: East Sussex
Local Authority: Wealden
Parish: East Dean and Friston
Nearest postcode: BN20 0AB
(for sat-nav purposes only, a beach does not have a postal address!)
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