Seven Sisters - Went Hill Brow - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Hand held panorama showing the view from the top of Went Hill Brow, the last of the Seven Sisters when walking west to east. The virtual tour was taken in July 2012 when walking from Seaford to Eastbourne along the South Downs Way. Some might call it invigorating, but by this time a drink stop was needed.
Seven Sisters - Went Hill Brow - FURTHER INFORMATION
Seven Sisters - Went Hill Brow - Eastbourne visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Seven Sisters - Went Hill Brow' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from East Sussex.
Went Brow Hill is the last of the Seven Sisters, chalk hills and cliffs on the East Sussex coast between Seaford and Eastbourne. They are a popular tourist attraction and part of the Seven Sisters Country Park. Along the top runs the South Downs Way, making them one of the spectacular highlights of the arduous, 13 mile, coastal walk from Seaford to Eastbourne.
The Seven Sisters HillsThe first of the Seven Sisters rises just east of 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 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 (shown here) followed by the final descent to Birling Gap.
These cliffs are continually eroding at about 40cm per year, meaning the landscape continues to change. 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.
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
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