The Local Area

Time to explore and enjoy. Walks on the beach, a dip in the sea or visit some of the lovely cafes along the sea front. You could hire a bike or a sail boat – there is so much to do down here on the coast.

1066 Walk

An extremely picturesque route with some superb views of the Brede Valley, Doleham and Westfield – The panoramic view from the track leading down to Lower Snaylham is worth doing this route for alone! Much of the route includes part of the 1066 Country Walk and 1066 Hastings Walk. 

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Hastings Country Park

Hastings Country Park covers 345 hectares, just east of Hastings in England. Sandstone cliffs, glens covered with gorse and trees, footpaths, nature trails, picnic areas and ample car parking are some of the features at this beautiful country park. Car parking fees apply between 8am-4pm, 7 days per week. £2.50 for 2 hours, £3.50 for 8 hours. Free after 4pm.

Lower Coastguard Lane, Fairlight, Hastings, TN35 4AD

Hastings Old Town

The old town is known for its picturesque streets, quaint buildings, and fascinating history, which dates back over a thousand years. Explore the narrow cobbled streets, browse the independent shops, and enjoy a wide variety of cafes, restaurants, and pubs. It is also home to a number of cultural attractions, including art galleries, museums, and a vibrant music scene. With its unique character and timeless appeal, Hastings Old Town is a must-see destination for anyone visiting the area.

St Clements Caves

St Clements Caves are located on the West Hill in Hastings, East Sussex. Since 1989 the caves have been home to the “Smugglers Adventure” tourist attraction which tells the story of smuggling on the South Coast of England 200 years ago. A great child-friendly attraction for families.

East Hill Cliff Railway

East Hill Cliff Railway is a funicular railway located in Hastings. It provides access to Hastings Country Park via the East Hill. The line provides views over The Stade, home to the largest beach-launched fishing fleet in Europe. The trip up is very quick, so it is probably only worthwhile if you plan to go for a walk at the top of the cliffs to enjoy the incredible views.

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Camber Sands

Camber Sands is a 2 mile long beach in the village of Camber, near Rye. It is the only sand dune system in East Sussex. Sunbathe on the beautiful golden sands, or have a go at kitesurfing and windsurfing at one of the many water sports centres in the area.

Battle Abbey

Battle Abbey is a partially ruined Benedictine abbey in Battle, East Sussex. The abbey was built on the site of the Battle of Hastings and dedicated to St Martin of Tours.

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