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Place Category: Beaches
Birling Gap is a beautiful pebble beach set below the dramatic backdrop of the Seven Sisters chalk cliffs.
The beach is goo for hunting fossils in the chalk on the beach, or exploring the low tide rock pools.
The beach is managed by the National Trust and you also have large grass areas to explore along the cliff tops.
Pay and display National Trust car park (free for members), Birling Gap cafe, toilets, shop. Please be aware that you have 50 steps to gain access to the beach from the cliff top car park and facilities.
We have no dog information for Birling Gap beach.
We have no current information on dog restrictions for Birling Gap Beach.
Birling Gap Beach Weather Forecast
Drizzle throughout the week, with temperatures rising to 22°C on Tuesday.Breezy in the morning and partly cloudy overnight.Today's Forecast
13->196% 8% 14 mph
5:54 am 8:14 pmMostly cloudy in the morning.Sunday, Aug 20th
12->190% 30% 12 mph
5:56 am 8:12 pmLight rain in the morning.Monday, Aug 21st
14->2017% 44% 11 mph
5:57 am 8:10 pmPartly cloudy throughout the day.Tuesday, Aug 22nd
16->220% 43% 6 mph
5:59 am 8:07 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Wednesday, Aug 23rd
17->210% 53% 9 mph
6:00 am 8:05 pmMostly cloudy until evening.Thursday, Aug 24th
15->201% 63% 11 mph
6:02 am 8:03 pmMostly cloudy throughout the day.Friday, Aug 25th
15->190% 52% 6 mph
6:03 am 8:01 pmMostly cloudy until evening.Saturday, Aug 26th
15->1916% 82% 8 mph
6:05 am 7:59 pm
Birling Gap Beach Tide Times
Birling Gap Beach Water quality
Samples are taken at regular intervals during the bathing season and at the end of the season the water quality is classified as:
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
Photos from around the surrounding area