Birling Gap is a popular with walkers and hikers walking the Seven Sisters. A short walk up the grassy cliff top behind the cottages offers stunning views of the Seven Sisters and Birling Gap beach. Continue along the cliff top to the Belle Tout Lighthouse and Beachy Head before descending to Eastbourne. Climbing the hill opposite the cottages you will again be rewarded with fabulous views of the Seven Sisters and English Channel. Continue along the top of the cliffs and you will arrive at Cuckmere Haven.
The cafe is a popular spot to rest or a short walk away is the picturesque "Tiger Inn" in the village of East Dean, which serves excellent food. From the main road (A259) a regular bus runs between Eastbourne and Brighton stopping at Beachy Head and Cuckmere Haven.