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Beautiful walk and swimming.

have walked here many times and recently walked across from Seaford, along Hope Gap and down to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lewes, United Kingdom
Estuary walk

This is a relatively easy, although long, walk from the coast road to the mouth of the Cuckmere... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cuckmere Haven Seaford. The Nature Reserve is easiest accessed by two points; South Hill Barn in Seaford or from Eastbourne Road (A259) at Exceat Bridge. Free parking is provided at South Hill Barn, Seaford, the nearest post code is BN25 4JQ. From...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Seaford BN25 4AR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

have walked here many times and recently walked across from Seaford, along Hope Gap and down to the beach at Cuckmere....and swam. Its glorious- wonderful views, white cliffs, lots of space and no hurrying. a wonderful calm place. No facilities at beach- so be warned...More

Thank Breagha100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a relatively easy, although long, walk from the coast road to the mouth of the Cuckmere River. It is flat providing you stay on the concrete path which winds through pastureland. You will see swans, sheep and in hot weather canoeists along the...More

Thank Bluebellplasnewydd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always go there when we're in the south of England. It is just a really nice walk to the stony beach and then it is normally a bit wild and rough and just a great view on the Seven Sisters. You will recognize this...More

Thank 18Susanne18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A sunny day makes an enjoyable walk and this was the case in May. Lots to see and you could even take a picnic.

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited here on a lovely Friday morning. There are lovely views and also a pub to visit afterwards.

Thank Andyh69
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Cuckmere Haven is a lovely place for an easy walk. The main path is concrete between the car park and the beach so it is easy for anyone to use. For anyone who wants a bit more of an adventurous walk, there are plenty of...More

2  Thank James A
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Not for the faint hearted but a enjoyable stroll,Dog friendly and pleasant, and the views at the shoreside are spectacular

1  Thank Bob8338
Reviewed 9 July 2018

There are plenty of walks in and around the valley so you can either choose to stay low and head out to sea (there's a beach at the end) or climb up onto the cliffs either east towards the Seven Sisters or west up onto...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Have visited Cuckmere Haven several times, most recently during a glorious sunny day. It's such a beautiful place visit even if the sun isn't shining. I usually park at the Cuckmere Inn and take the short (20-30 minute) walk down to the beach through stunning...More

Thank NadieK1187
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Enjoyed a lovely walk through there yesterday on my way along the coast path between Seaford and Eastbourne. It is just amazing to see how this river meanders and flows out into the English Channel. The best place for taking photographic views of this river...More

1  Thank sightseercumrambler
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Charlotte K
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Response from Mala1952 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no expertise in this area!
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Response from moonpignoah | Reviewed this property |
I think the sea would be too much of a walk for most 84year old s At cookmere,
12 September 2017|
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Response from _christinabacon1 | Reviewed this property |
There is a concreted path from the cattlegrid almost to the beach on the Eastbourne side of the river. Do enjoy the beauty.