​Geology Sites

​Geology Sites

Great places you can visit in The Living Coast to appreciate our local geology include:

Peacehaven to Newhaven chalk cliffs - our most natural stretch of coast, part of a nationally important site (SSSI)

Brighton-Saltdean, Undercliff walk - take the trail from behind Brighton Marina of the SSSI

Southerham chalk pits by Lewes - a rich collection of fossils has been found at three old quarries protected as geological SSSIs

Devil's Dyke, nr Brighton - the largest dry chalk valley in the UK, reputedly created by the devil rather than the last Ice Age!