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Just walking

This iconic view takes your breath away . Walking from the barn at seaford over towards cuckmere... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Barbara M
Picture perfect England

The Coastguard Cottages are an iconic attraction and a must see (well, visit) when you go and see... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
London, United Kingdom
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The Coastguard Cottages and the Severn Sisters cliffs are one of the most breathtaking views in the UK. This scene is on of the most visited and photographed views in the UK. Have you taken a #CoastgaurdCottages #Seaford Selfie?
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CoastGuard Cottages | Cuckmere Haven, Seaford BN25 4AR, England
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

This iconic view takes your breath away . Walking from the barn at seaford over towards cuckmere valley you come across the view of the seven sisters. It’s a must have camera moment.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 26 August 2018

The Coastguard Cottages are an iconic attraction and a must see (well, visit) when you go and see the Seven Sisters. Seeing that view made us fall in love with England all over again.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Georg_and_Atsuko
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Having researched how to get to the nearest car park, via a housing estate, before I left home we parked the car just fine. The cottages were a slightly longer walk that I remembered but well worth it, along with the climb back up to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Frances C
Reviewed 21 July 2018

A half hour walk fro Seaford or Cuckmere Inn, it is beaty all the way, listen out for the Larks and a local Owl chasing prey

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

We did the walk along the sea cliffs from Seaford to the cuckmere pub, roughly took 2 hrs as my wife has arthritis in her ankles and feet. It was a lovely morning and a beautiful walk with stunning views. At the end of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Andyh69
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Amazing stretch of coast a must see if you’re in the area. The Cuckmere river meandering into the sea, seven sisters and the cottages make for a fabulous scene. The walk down to the sea from the car park takes about 20 minutes, but is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

the Coast Guard Cottages provide the best view of the Seven Sisters white cliffs. They are approximately a 30 minute walk from the road. The view is well worth the effort

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank InTheMomentManhattan
Reviewed 31 May 2018

We walked from Seaford up over the cliffs and when the coastguard cottages and their chimneys come into view with the Seven Sisters and the Exceat park and river in the background, it is a magical moment. It really is an iconic view - we...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Linda S
Reviewed 30 May 2018

We drove from Brighton via the Coastal Road to Seaford Head and parked for free by the Old Barn. From there we walked over to the coastguard cottages and bunker with a view across to the seven sisters. There were quite a few people using...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Lissel A
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Anybody who's seen the film Atonement might recognise these cottages. They're beautiful located overlooking the Seven Sisters and the Exceat river mouth. I hope they're not in danger from cliff erosion...

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from Shortis | Reviewed this property |
Last reviewer answered it. Wear boots not shoes as that walk does get muddy.