30s-50s East Dean, Beachy Head and Eastbourne Wish Tower Circular
Sunday, 4 February 2018
Meeting time: 9:25
Start time: 10:30
(Estimated finish time: 15:45)
Moderate 10 miles / 16.1 km
A hilly downland walk from East Dean, via Beachy Head and Eastbourne Seafront, returning inland over the Downs. Wonderful views along the coast and over Eastbourne on a clear day. Multiple options for lunch, including picnic by the Wish Tower overlooking the promenade, several cafés, or even a quick visit to the Towner Gallery where food is also available. Possibility of tea and cake or pub stop at the end of the walk.
Bus # 13X leaves from Brighton Sea Life Centre, Stop K at 09:28 (also from Brighton Station, Stop D at 9:15). Arrives East Dean at approximately 10:16. Leaders will be going directly to the starting point.
Grid reference: TQ314038
Nearest postcode: BN2 1TB
Meeting time: 09:25
Outside the Hikers Rest, adjacent to the Tiger Inn, Village Green Lane, off Gilberts Drive, East Dean, East Sussex. Free parking and just a few minutes walk from the bus stop. Return buses to Brighton run every 10-20 minutes (# 12 + 12A).
Grid reference: TV556977
Nearest postcode: BN20 0DR
Start time: 10:30
This is a circular walk
Explorer Map 123 or OL25
Ascent: 533 m / 1750 feet
Suitability: No car needed
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