Beachy Head


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Beachy Head

A chalk cliff west of Eastbourne, East Sussex, UK, which is the highest such cliff in Britain, with a vertical drop of 162 m (530 feet), making it the world’s third most popular suicide landmark, behind only the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, CA, and the Aokigahara forest, Mount Fuji, Japan, not far behind.
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On Monday a group of tourists were seen gathering dangerously close to the cliff edge at Beachy Head as they watched a Royal Navy helicopter rescue team recovering a body.
You are given the opportunity to try from a range of over 150 real cask ales on tap, from quirky named brews - like the Grumpy Guvnor, What the Fox's Hat and the Legless Rambler, made in Beachy Head - to some really rather potent ciders.
Bad taste: Keith Lane, 61, whose wife died at Beachy Head, with a bottle of the beer.
Neil and Kazumi Puttick with their son Samuel and (above) Beachy Head
Parker also re-created, in slightly different scales and arrangements, two recent site-specific hanging sculptures: A Side of England, 1999, a suspended composition of chunks of white chalk retrieved from a cliff at Beachy Head, an infamous British suicide magnet; and Hanging Fire (suspected arson), 1999/2000, which comprises dangling charcoal fragments from the burned remains of a London factory in a stylized bonfire shape.
A disgusted onlooker posted a video of the moment at notorious suicide spot Beachy Head.
The 58-year-old drove to Beachy Head, East Sussex, from home in Cardiff, South Wales, with his mum the day after being bailed by police.
THE bodies of a man and woman, both from Cardiff, have been found by police at the foot of cliffs at Beachy Head, it was revealed last night.
By HARRIET SNOOkES An investigation was underway last night after a middleaged man leapt 530ft off Beachy Head to his death.
Jackson Carlaw caused anger when he asked followers on micro-blogging site Twitter if the former PM was visiting Beachy Head on a charity walk, before saying: "Alas, not.
BUDDING young athletes are being invited to take on a mini marathon in Eastbourne later this month when the Beachy Head Marathon returns with a special event for juniors.
A CORONER yesterday said the actions of a mother and father who placed their dead son in a rucksack before leaping from Beachy Head were "entirely understandable" after being left heartbroken by his death.