Martineau Lane, Hastings TN35 5DR, UK
Hastings Country Park
Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve is the most prestigious area of biodiversity management in the Borough. It is the largest area of public open space in the area, with spectacular views along each pathway.
East Hill Cliff Railway, or East Hill Lift, is a funicular railway located in the English seaside town of Hastings. It provides access to Hastings Country Park via the East Hill, which overlooks the Old Town and Rock-a-Nore, an area to the east of Hastings.
George Street, Hastings TN34 3EE, UK
Hastings Old Town
Hastings Old Town is just a 10 minute stroll from Number 46. Historical buildings dating back centuries. The area is full of character. Plenty of places to eat and drink all day. Lots of independent boutiques and antique shops along George Street and the local lanes. You'll be pleasantly surprised around every corner.
Following an extensive reconstruction project, Hastings Pier reopened to the public in April 2016. The pier is a modern, 21st century attraction with its history and heritage at its heart.
Designed originally by renowned Victorian engineer Eugenius Birch and first opened in 1872, Hastings Pier has stood through wars, played host to music legends such as Jimi Hendrix and Pink Floyd, been closed down, caught fire more than once and was raised from the ashes by the local community and the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The new, modern, RIBA-award-winning pier is a simple and sustainable platform that is loved by locals as well as being a popular visitor destination. As well as the Pavilion Restaurant and beach hut-style food and drinks kiosks, vintage fairs, exhibitions and family-friendly events to keep you entertained – the Pier itself is an attraction that is not to be missed. Uninterrupted expanses of elegant Ekki wood allow you to get out in the elements and enjoy being closer to nature.
Rock-A-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3DW, UK
Rock-a-Nore is an urban area of Hastings, stretching from the Old Town area along Rock-a-Nore Road between the cliffs and the beach called The Stade. Its name was officially adopted in 1859 and derives from a former building "lyinge to the Mayne Rock against the north".
Rock-a-Nore contains the Blue Reef Aquarium, the Fishermen's Museum, and the East Hill Cliff Railway, and borders The Stade, with its tall black wooden "net shop" sheds, which were built to provide a weather proof store for the fishing gear. The sheds are tarred black and weatherboarded.
Smugglers Adventure, St Clement’s Caves, Hastings, UK
Smugglers Adventure is reopening on 17 July. Please check before travelling and book ahead if you can.
Discover the secrets of Sussex smugglers in underground caves and caverns.
Deep in the heart of Hastings’ West Hill lies the Smugglers Adventure, acres of caverns that conceal the thrilling history of smuggling. More than 70 life-size characters, interactive displays, eerie lighting, sound effects and dramatic recreations bring this mysterious and often bloody world vividly to life.
Book online to save money at www.smugglersadventure.co.uk
Discover Hastings three in one super saver ticket!
From April to November visit Blue Reef Aquarium, Smugglers Adventure AND Hastings Castle with the super saver ticket saving you 25%! Available to purchase on the door at any of the three locations and valid for seven days. T’s and C’s apply.
Super Saver Ticket Price List:
Adult £18.45; Child £14.33; Concession £16.69; Family 4 - £61.80 Family 5 - £76.13
Alexandra Park is famed for its arboretum (tree collection) as it has one of the best collections of trees in Britian.
The park lies within a valley and as such is long and linear. It starts flat and progressively goes up hill towards the north of the town.
It is Hastings largest formal park 44 hectares (109 acres) stretching for 2.5 miles through the heart of the town. It consists of the lower formal gardens and the more wild northern wooded areas.
Hastings TN34 1JX, UK
White Rock Theatre
White Rock Theatre has a history of staging versatile and quality events.