Newhaven to Brighton, East Sussex cliffs, beaches & promenades, 20km coastal hike, Sat 6 Nov

Newhaven to Brighton

DATE:

Saturday 6 November 2021
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HIKING DIFFICULTY:

Distance: 20km.
Ascent: 349m, mostly flat, with steps from clifftop paths to undercliff paths.
Terrain: Grass, chalk and concrete paths.
Duration: 5.5 hours of hiking.
Difficulty: Easy to medium.

CATEGORIES:

Beach, Cliffs, Coast, Hike, History, Market, Panoramic views, Pier, Royalty, Sea, Ships, Shopping, Tower, Town, Harbour arm

COST:

This amazing trip costs £35.00 .

WHAT'S INCLUDED: This includes the well-organised trip with all of the logistics and route planned, 2-way transport, and some awesome travel buddies to make good friends.

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED: We don't normally go inside buildings or attractions that charge an entry fee unless stated in the "Extra Activity Costs" section below.

EXTRA ACTIVITY COSTS:

No extra activity costs.

HIGHLIGHTS:

– Pass Newhaven Fort, built in the mid-19th century to counter a French invasion.
– Admire the panoramic views of the 700m Newhaven Harbour Arm, Seaford Beach and the chalk cliffs at Seaford Head that lead to the Seven Sisters.
– Follow the clifftop paths past seafront houses of Peacehaven and Saltdean.
– Enjoy the quiet undercliff paths with huge white chalk cliffs towering overhead and the sounds of the waves washing onto the beach.
– Walk up to the magnificent Rottingdean Windmill which towers over the surrounding landscape.
– Take in the change of atmosphere as we reach the bustling life at Brighton Marina, and walk through the complex of apartments and boats.
– Stroll down the promenade that leads us to the Brighton Pier, the Royal Pavilion where Prince George and Queen Victoria stayed, and the colourful little shopping lanes.

DEPARTURE:

MEETING TIME: 08:20 . We'll leave the departure point after 5 mins so you must arrive well before then.
MEETING LOCATION: Paperchase, London Bridge Station
London Bridge Station meeting point
MAP: [Google Maps] [Citymapper]

RETURN TO LONDON:

ARRIVAL TIME: 20:05
ARRIVAL LOCATION: Same as departure location. Note that we have group tickets and you need to return with us to the departure location.

TRIP UPDATES:

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NOTE:

– Check the Transport For London website (https://tfl.gov.uk) for details of any issues on the public transport network on this date, and use the journey planner to find the best way to arrive at our morning meeting point on time.
– You are responsible for your personal safety and your belongings at all times.
– Details of our trip may be changed to ensure that our trip runs smoothly, so you should check this event description and the updates section regularly, before coming on the trip and also during the trip if you break away from the group.
– You should buy your own travel insurance.
– There are no refunds unless we cancel the trip, and places are non-transferable.

COVID-19 SAFETY:

– As an organised group we can currently run day trips and hikes with up to 30 people.
– We are still required to follow Covid rules and restrictions laid down by the government, the NHS, the transport companies, and the places we visit. You are personally responsible so please stay aware of this.
– Please bring and wear a face mask where appropriate, maintain social distancing, and bring your own hand sanitiser gel and use this regularly throughout the day.

WHAT TO BRING:

– CLOTHING: It's always good to be prepared so we'd recommend always wearing footwear that is comfortable and supportive and suitable for walking/hiking on all terrain. The weather can change so bring some extra warm layers, a waterproof jacket, a hat and sunglasses, and it can be helpful to carry it in a light bag or rucksack.
– FOOD & DRINK: Bring a large bottle of water, and for hikes you should bring a packed lunch as we may have lunch somewhere scenic and away from shops.

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

By purchasing a place on this trip and/or attending, you and each of your guests, as applicable, confirm that you have read and agreed to our Terms & Conditions. Click here to read these: https://ukexplorers.co.uk/terms/

COME WITH US:

Come with us as we go on another grand day out. It’s your chance to get out of London, enjoy a well-deserved break, discover this new place, see the famous and historic sights, try some local foods, take photos of your experiences, meet lots of wonderful guys and girls, and make some good friends. Book your place now to join us on a fantastic day out!

AVAILABILITY:

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BOOK YOUR PLACE:

Bookings no longer allowed on this date.