Distance: 15.5 miles (24.5km)
Ascent: 1109 metres
Start/finish: Beachy Head Countryside Centre, BN20 7YA
Follow the South Downs Way north, to the east of, but roughly shadowing, the B2103 to reach the A259. Cross and continue north on the South Downs Way to the trig point on Willingdon Hill where you curve to the L and cross a road at Jevington. Leave the South Downs Way at the next junction (TQ 556017, 5.5 miles/8.8km). Turn L and follow the bridleway south-west through Friston Forest to Westdean (8 miles/13km). Turn L here to join the alternative South Downs Way heading south to the coast at Cuckmere Haven. Turn L and follow the coast path above the Seven Sisters, past Birling Gap and around Beachy Head to finish.
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