TV5297 : Approaching Cliff End

taken 8 years ago, near to Westdean, East Sussex, Great Britain

Approaching Cliff End
Approaching Cliff End
Cuckmere Haven :: TV5197

Cuckmere Haven (or the Cuckmere Estuary) is an area of flood plains where the River Cuckmere meets the English Channel between Eastbourne and Seaford.

Cuckmere Haven featured heavily in World War II. Pill boxes, anti-tank obstacles, ditches can still be seen. The site was used to confuse bombers into thinking they were over Newhaven, by placing night-lights and setting up a fake runway nearby. During the 16th, 17th & 18th centuries the beach was used by smugglers.

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Seven Sisters

Forming part of the South Downs on the South Coast, the Seven Sisters are a stunning series of white chalk cliffs between Cuckmere Haven and Birling Gap. They are the remnants of dry valleys in the chalk downs, which are gradually being eroded by the sea... Read more at Wikipedia LinkExternal link

Seven Sisters Country Park :: TV5199

Situated in the South Downs National Park, the Seven Sisters Country Park comprises 280 hectares of chalk cliffs, meandering river valley and open chalk grassland. It is a popular place for a number of outdoor activities including walking, birdwatching, cycling and canoeing. The Country Park is named after the famous Seven Sisters (Link ) that form part of the chalk cliffs on the Sussex Heritage Coast, one of Britain's finest unspoilt coastlines. The park also contains the lower part of the River Cuckmere (Link ) and Cuckmere Haven (Link ). Website LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Thursday, 25 April, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 November, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 5218 9745 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:45.4021N 0:9.3692E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 5201 9758
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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