Sussex wildflowers | Birling Gap and Beachy Head

If you travel a couple of miles West along the coast from Seaford, further into the South Downs national park, you soon come to Birling Gap. This is a popular tourist viewpoint for the Seven Sisters cliffs, and benefits from National Trust parking and cafe. Birling Gap is the halfway point bewteen Seaford and Eastbourne, and we like to park there, and walk up past Belle Tout lighthouse towards Beachy Head.

photographing wildflowers at birling gap

The Seven Sisters cliffs at Birling Gap, looking back towards Seaford

Wildflowers I have photographed here are
Viola odorata, sweet violet

Galanthus nivalis, snowdrop