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Seven Sisters - Rough Brow

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Seven Sisters - Rough Brow - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

This hand held panorama taken from the top of Rough Brow (I think), one of the Seven Sisters hills on the East Sussex coat. It was taken when walking along the cliffs from Seaford in July 2012.

Seven Sisters - Rough Brow - FURTHER INFORMATION

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

Rough Brow is one of the hills of the Seven Sisters, a series of chalk hills and cliffs on the East Sussex coast between Seaford and Eastbourne. They are a popular and famous tourist attraction in the area. The hills give their name to the Seven Sisters Country Park in which they are found and along the top runs the South Downs Way, making them one of the highlights of the 13 mile walk from Seaford to Eastbourne.

The Seven Sisters Hills

The first of the Seven Sisters rises from Cuckmere Haven and the last descends into Birling Gap. In order the hills and dips, or bottoms, between them are:
  • Haven Brow followed by Short Bottom.
  • Short Brow followed by Limekiln Bottom.
  • Rough Brow (shown here) 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. Safe 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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