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Seven Sisters - Haven Brow

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Haven Brow is the first of the Seven Sisters hills. This hand held panorama shows the view form the top of the hill, which is quite a steep walk up from Cuckmere Haven. The virtual tour, taken in early July 2012 while walking the Seven Sisters, shows the rest of the dips and climbs stretching away to the east.

Seven Sisters - Haven Brow - FURTHER INFORMATION

Seven Sisters - Haven Brow - Eastbourne visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Seven Sisters - Haven Brow' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from East Sussex.

Haven Brow is the first of the Seven Sisters, a series of chalk hills and cliffs on the coastline in East Sussex. These hills are a popular tourist attraction, part of the South Downs National Park and the Seven Sisters Country Park. The first one is just east of Cuckmere Haven and they run east until the final hill descends to the Birling Gap. The Seven Sisters lie on the South Downs Way and are part of a popular, 13 mile, coastal walk from Seaford and Eastbourne.

The Seven Sisters

The Seven Sisters, and the dips, or bottoms, between them are:
  • Haven Brow (shown here) followed by Short Bottom.
  • Short Brow followed by Limekiln Bottom.
  • Rough Brow followed by Rough Bottom.
  • Brass Point followed by Gap Bottom.
  • Flagstaff Point (and Flagstaff Brow) followed by Flagstaff Bottom.
  • Flat Hill followed by Flathill Bottom.
  • Baily's Hill followed by Michel Dean
  • Went Hill Brow followed by the final descent to Birling Gap.

These cliffs are continually eroding at about 40cm per year. Walkers are advised to take note that the cliffs can collapse without notice and not stray too close to the edge. Access to the beaches below the cliffs is available at Hope Gap Beach, Cuckmere Haven and the Birling Gap. Other notable landmarks include the Belle Tout Lighthouse Hotel and Beachy Head, the tallest coastal cliff in Britain.

For more information about walking the Seven Sisters please see the Seven Sisters page.


Bus: Seven Sisters Country Park Centre (12A), East Dean, adj Seven Sisters Sheep Centre (13X)
Road: A259 runs inland along the Seven Sisters. Parking available at Seven Sisters Country Park centre about 6.5 miles from Eastbourne.
Train: Eastbourne Station to the east with links to London, Seaford Sation to the west.
Walk: South Downs Way

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