Undercliff Walk, Brighton

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Walk, cycle, and enjoy the sea air at Undercliff Walk, a popular scenic coastal walk stretching from Brighton Marina to Saltdean. This area is of special historical and geological interest, containing fossils of mammoths, woolly rhinos, and hippos. The iconic chalk and flint cliffs, which have become a symbol of East Sussex and Kent, are propped up by a concrete seawall. A broad promenade tops the wall, providing walkers with unobstructed views of the cliffs and the sea. The walk is about 4.8 km (3 mi) long, and passes through the picturesque village of Rottingdean, famous for its tea shops and small restaurants. On sunny days the glare from the cliffs can be quite intense, so don’t forget to bring your sunglasses. Use our Brighton and Hove trip planner to add Undercliff Walk and other attractions to your Brighton and Hove vacation plans.
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  • Early morning strolls down the Undercliff walk are a must when you visit Brighton. The walkways are wide enough for all, it's especially nice to be able to get the children out for some fresh air and....  more »
  • We parked the car in Brighton Marina and decided to go for a walk around the marina, but got distracted on the beach and went for a 4 mile round walk instead.The sun was warm and as protected by...  more »
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  • Beautiful warm winter walk when wind is blowing from the north and it's sunny..
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