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Seven Sisters Country Park

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50°46'20"00°09'20" show decimal

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Seven Sisters Country Park
Exceat, Seaford, East Sussex

The country park takes its name from the chalk cliffs that form part of the Sussex coast, and takes in some 700 acres of farmland, the cliffs, the Cuckmere river valley and surrounding grasslands.

How to get here from Telscombe Cliffs:

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Road: Head east out of Saltdean towards Peacehaven, and then continue along the A259 as it heads through Newhaven and Seaford. The country park will be on the right hand side after Seaford, not long after the bridge crossing the river. (10.1 miles, 25m) +

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General Directions to get to this location.

Parking Details

Car park for the country park. Price: 2.00 for two hours.

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableValley

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Photograph taken: 8th March 2007 by Chuck Foster

The War Games (2)
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Filmed: 27 Mar 1969
The hospital van exits from the mists onto a valley road.

 

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Photograph taken: 8th March 2007 by Chuck Foster

The War Games (2)
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Filmed: 27 Mar 1969
The Doctor, Zoe and Jamie climb the hill to see where they are.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableHillside

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Photograph taken: 8th March 2007 by Chuck Foster

The War Games (2)
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Filmed: 27 Mar 1969
The Doctor, Zoe and Jamie spot Romans!

The War Games (7)
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Filmed: 27 Mar 1969
The Doctor, Carstairs and Jamie realise they are back in the Roman zone.

 

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Photograph taken: 8th March 2007 by Chuck Foster

The War Games (7)
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Filmed: 27 Mar 1969
The Doctor, Jamie and Carstairs run back to the mists!

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableRoad

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Photograph taken: 8th March 2007 by Chuck Foster

The War Games (3)
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Filmed: 27 Mar 1969
The Doctor, Jamie and Zoe hurry back down to the ambulance.

 

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Photograph taken: 8th March 2007 by Chuck Foster

The War Games (3)
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Filmed: 27 Mar 1969
The ambulance reverses back into the mists ...

 

Where to walk to next?

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The Lane (The War Games). Exit the park and cross the road, then follow it west, bearing right onto Litlington Road. Follow this until you reach The Lane on the right-hand side.

Other nearby locations:

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Birling Manor Farm (The War Games). Road (3.3 miles, 7m) : Turn right out of the country park carpark and head towards East Dean. Once in the village, turn right onto Gilbert's Drive and then follow the road down to the Sheep Centre and the farm as the road bends right onto Birling Gap Road. Parking Roadside.

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Eastbourne Waterboard Road (The War Games). Road (2.8 miles, 5m) : Turn right out of the country park carpark and head towards East Dean. As the forest ends, turn left into Old Willingdon Road, and then bear left onto Jevington Road. There is a forest car park just along on the left. Parking Friston car park (1.50)

Routes to more distant locations:

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Telscombe Cliffs (The Trial of a Time Lord ("Mindwarp")). Road (10.1 miles, 25m) : Head west from the country park towards Seaford, and then continue on the A259 through Newhaven and Peacehaven until you reach Saltdean (near the lido). Parking The side roads provide free parking

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Sheepcote Valley (The War Games): 11.86 miles.

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Brighton Beach (The Leisure Hive): 13.52 miles.

General Details:

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Car parking is a little steep! If you don't mind the walk, parking in the Westdean village and walking to the park is cheaper!

Further links about the location:

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Seven Sisters Country Park - Official website

Related Stories

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The War Games [27 Mar 1969]: The Roman Zone

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