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National Rail | station code SEF

East Sussex Offers & Links

Seaford is a quiet seaside town with a shingle beach just ¼ mile from the station. There are good views of the Seven Sisters chalk cliffs from Seaford Head Nature Reserve. Take care on the clifftop path because the chalk cliffs are eroding and rock falls are frequent. Keep well away from the cliff edge.

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Seven Sisters from Hope Gap, Seaford Head Nature Reserve

Seven Sisters from Hope Gap, Seaford Head Nature Reserve

Seaford Museum ½ mile

The history of Seaford housed in a Martello Tower on the seafront. Displays include a Victorian schoolroom, a wartime kitchen and many shops. Collections of domestic appliances and office equipment. Working model of Seaford station.
Open Wed 1400-1600, SSu 1100-1600.

Seaford Head Nature Reserve 1½-2½ miles

Seaford Head Nature Reserve is in two parts linked by the clifftop path. The chalk grassland, woodland and scrub support many rare plants, birds and insects. Sea life can be found in the rock pools at Hope Gap but do not walk along the beach because you may be cut off by the tide and rock may fall from the cliffs.
Open at all times.

Seaford map

Seven Sisters Country Park by bus

A country park named after the famous Seven Sisters chalk cliffs of the South Downs. Walks beside the meanders of the River Cuckmere to the coast. The visitor centre in an 18th century barn has information and displays on the Park.
Open Park open at all times. Visitor Centre see website.
Bus Brighton & Hove 12/12A/13X from Sutton Park Road (near station) to entrance, M-S 6 per hour, Sun & BH 4 per hour, 7-10 minutes journey. Also Cuckmere Buses 47 Cuckmere Valley Ramblerbus, Apr-Oct, SSu & BH only, hourly, one-way (outward only). Buses also operate from Berwick and Eastbourne.

Alfriston Clergy House NT by bus

A medieval thatched cottage with a picturesque garden. This was the first building to be acquired by the National Trust.
Open Apr-Oct, FS 1030-1630.
Bus 26/119/126 from Sutton Park Road (near station) to Alfriston Square, 10-15 minutes journey. M-S: 119/126 infrequent, operated by Compass Travel and Cuckmere Buses. Sun & BH: 26 every 2 hours, operated by Cuckmere Buses. Buses also operate from Berwick, Lewes and Polegate.

Explorer Map Eastbourne, covers Seaford and Seven Sisters

Short Walks Made Easy: South Downs (includes walks at Alfriston and Seven Sisters Country Park)

South Downs Way National Trail Guide

First Aid Kit for walkers