Everyone knows about the 'White Cliffs of Dover' but have you heard about the White Cliffs of Beachy Head? No? I'm not surprised, it's kind of a local secret and that's what makes them so good. Just one county over in East Sussex, lay a chain of impressive white cliffs with drops and views to rival Dover's and best of all they're much more accessible than those in Dover and can be viewed from the shore. They're one of the best things to do in East Sussex and in our opinion the most impressive chalk cliffs in England.
Before you visit Beachy Head, you'll need a plan in place. The cliffs can be accessed from multiple points and depending on how much time you'll have and what you'd like to see, it's best to have a plan in place before you visit. This guide will give you an idea of what you can see at each location and help you plan the perfect visit.
When travelling around the UK I religiously used the site Rome2Rio to help me navigate new places. Quite often our transport choice is just to get from A to B. In Europe I mostly went by foot, with the occasional metro or taxi ride however on occasion the mode of transport was the key attraction for me.
In Portugal it was the Acensor da Gloria, San Sebastian the Igeuldo Funicular and Swedish Lapland a skidoo! One of the best places that I found for unique transportation options was the UK. With their history steeped in transport innovation, there is a large range of unique methods of transport dotted around the map that create a unique and often spectacular way to view the surrounds.
When asked to write an article for Rome2Rio, I couldn't help but to think back to my time living in the UK and all of the unique methods of transport we took to see the sights. From the one of the kind, to viewing the sights like a bird, you'll be sure to mark these spots on your itinerary for your next trip to the UK.
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Calling Harry Potter Fans!
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