England Coast Path

The England Coast Path is being developed by Natural England, in partnership with local access authorities. It will be a 2,700 mile National Trail, the longest walking route in the world, and is being opened gradually in sections.

East Sussex County Council and South Downs National Park Authority will manage the sections through East Sussex.

Shoreham to Eastbourne

This 53km (33 mile) stretch opened on 19th May 2022. The East Sussex section runs from Telscombe to Eastbourne Pier. It provides a continuous route for walkers through urban and countryside settings. The section over Seaford Head, Seven Sisters Countryside Park and Beachy Head is managed by the South Downs National Park Authority.

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Eastbourne to Camber

The Eastbourne to Camber section will be 53km (33 miles). It is currently under development.

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Camber to Folkstone

The 47km (29 mile) stretch from the very eastern part of the county and along the Kent Coast, opened in July 2016.

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If you have any questions about the Trail, please contact the Rights of Way Team.

To view the Trail or report a problem, visit our Rights of Way Map