Wandering on the cliffs of Beachy Head


The white chalk cliffs at southern England are breathtaking. Beachy Head in East Sussex is the highest of all, reaching over 160 meters.

There are two lighthouses. The one in the main picture is 43 meters high and started operation in 1902. In the gallery there is a black and white picture of the Belle Tout lighthouse which became operational 1834.

Charlotte Smith, a romantic poet and novelist has written a poem titled “Beachy Head”. The captions of the images are verses from her poem.

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“On thy stupendous summit, rock sublime!
That o’er the channel rear’d, half way at sea …”

(Click any picture in the gallery to see it larger.)

About Olli Laasanen

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2 Responses to Wandering on the cliffs of Beachy Head

  1. Wonderful place, lovely photographs. Well done!

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