Beachy Head, that massive 530’ chalk cliff is one of the ‘must see’ sights of anyone in the area. It is the highest chalk cliff in Britain.
There is a large car park with toilets,
“exhibition”:https://www.visiteastbourne.com/heritage/visit/beachy-head-story, pub and the
“Beachy Head Chaplaincy Team”:https://bhct.org.uk/
There are many deaths recorded every year. Some from suicide, others by accident when walking foolishly close to the cliff edge – the wind can be very strong and the cliff edge unstable.
Some just go for the views – they are stunning. For those wanting to spend longer, there are a range of very easy walks along the top of the cliffs.
Near the car park are bronze plaques commemorating the purchase of land by Eastbourne Corporation. Near this is the Peace memorial.
A bit further away is the RAF Bomber Command Memorial. Bomber Command crews flew out over Beachy Head heading to Europe. Nearly half of them never returned.