Paragliding in Beachy Head, East Sussex, South East England United Kingdom

Skill Level:
Best Wind Direction:
South, Southeast
East Sussex is located in the south of England. The county enchants visitors with its scenic coastline, historic towns, and unspoilt landscapes. But that is not all, East Sussex also provides a great number of recreational activities for visitors and locals alike.

Beachy Head is a coastal location, at about 3.2 km/2 mi in the southwest of Eastbourne. The site is considered to be the highest chalk sea cliff in Britain and a great spot for paragliding. The altitude of the launch area is at 163 m/534.5 ft above sea level and the take off point is found at 50°44’20” (50.7391)N; 0°15’12” (0.25343)E. The best wind direction is from the south, southeast.

Admire stunning views of the south east coast, from Dungeness to Selsey Bill, while you are floating through the air. There is a large bowl that faces southeast, with a large landing area. Last but not least, Beachy Head is appropriate for both the novice and advanced pilot, as there are qualified instructors, willing to teach you everything you need to know about this adventure sport.