Monthly Archives: May 2013

48e – Exceat Bridge to Hope Gap

Once we crossed Exceat Bridge, we walked down the west bank of the Cuckmere River and back to the coast.  At the mouth of the river we passed the Coastguard Cottages.  In a field just behind them stands a lonely memorial.  It remembers an … Continue reading

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48d – The Seven Sisters to Exceat Bridge

As we came over the last of the Seven Sisters, Haven Brow, Cuckmere Haven opened up before us.  It looked on the map as though we would have to walk a mile or so inland in order to cross the Cuckmere River.  … Continue reading

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48c – The Seven Sisters Part II

The Seven Sisters are a series of cliffs of about 2 miles in length.  In terms of their span, they are small.  In terms of the full coastline of Britain, which is what we intend to walk, they amount to less than … Continue reading

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48b – The Seven Sisters Part I

It is sometimes said that the Seven Sisters got their name because the land used to be owned by seven sisters.  Michel Dene, the first valley when walking from east to west, has a monument which suggests otherwise.  Its plaque states that Michel … Continue reading

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48a – Birling Gap to The Seven Sisters

Catherine, verucca and all, felt a walk was within her today, so we set off back to Birling Gap.  Today we would be doing the Seven Sisters, something we had been looking forward to for a long time.  On the drive down … Continue reading

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