Hastings

Gazing over the English Channel, Hastings mixes black-tarred fishing huts with pebbly shores, Victorian architecture, and artsy shops that together draw boho travelers and families in search of seaside vacations. With a maritime museum, castle ruins, and a notable battle site, it’s also rich in history.

Blue Reef Aquarium Hastings

Located in the historic Old Town, take the ultimate undersea safari at Blue Reef Aquarium, Hastings. Enjoy incredibly close encounters with seahorses, native sharks, giant octopus and hundreds of amazing aquatic creatures. At the aquarium's heart is a giant ocean display - walk through the mesmerising underwater tunnel and come face to face with shoals of colourful fish. With talks and feeds all...

Hastings Museum and Art Gallery

Hastings Museum & Art Gallery is a family-friendly museum with amazingly diverse collections. Established over 125 years ago, the Museum offers local people and visitors the opportunity to explore art, culture and history from around the world. Before Hastings tells the story of this area from prehistory to the Saxons and The Story of Hastings in 66 Objects continues the story from 1066 to today....

The True CRIME Museum

"A SHOCKING new attraction for everyone fascinated by the dark world of CRIME" HASTINGS NEWEST ATTRACTION - Set in 3000sq/ft of SEAFRONT CAVES! Open Daily 10am - 5pm Suitable for all ages, Wheelchair accessible, Dog friendly See website for further details and FAQs A chilling, yet fascinating insight into the world of Serial Killers, Forensics, Gangsters, Prisoners, Poisoners and more! See a...

Smugglers Adventure

Deep in the heart of Hastings West Hill lies the Smugglers Adventure, acres of caverns that conceal the thrilling history of smugglers, bootleggers and warring bloodthirsty gangs.Visitors can explore the labyrinth of secret tunnels and passages and discover the dangers and hardships faced by Sussex smugglers in the eighteenth century.More than 70 life-size characters, interactive displays, eerie...

The Source Park

The Source Park is the largest underground BMX and Skateboard Park in the World. Home to 2 massive parks in a unique former Victorian Turkish Baths under Hastings promenade, it won Historic England's 2017 award for the 'Best Rescue of a historic building'. The skatepark attracts some of the best riders in the World as well as beginners of all ages and ability. Entry is free for spectators and can...