Hastings is a seaside town with a whole load of history for you to explore, and is close to Camber Sands Holiday Park.
Old Town Hastings - you can step back in time, Hastings Old Town in East Sussex is a seaside town with a rustic charm, a collection of houses, shops and pubs lay between two cliffs. The area is small so can be explored on foot.
Cliff Railways - West Hill & East Hill - the East Hill Lift provides access to Hastings Country Park which overlooks the Old Town and Rock-a-Nore. It was in the country park that Hastings resident John Logie Baird, the inventor of television, got the inspiration which led to his first TV experiments.
The lift provides views over the Stade, home to the largest beach launched fishing fleet in Europe.
The True CRIME Museum - is located in seafront caves, come and see the world of Serial Killers, Forensics, Gangsters, Prisoners, Poisoners and more. See the ACTUAL acid containers used by John George Haigh to dissove his victims. See a genuine lethal injection deathbed.
Hastings Fishermen’s Museum - is a small museum focusing on the fishing industry and maritime history of Hastings in East Sussex. There is an external display with a variety of boats, inside visit the deck of the last Hastings’ sailing lugger Enterprise built in 1912.
Smugglers Adventure - tells the history of of smugglers, bootleggers and warring bloodthirsty gangs in this area. More than 70 life-size characters, interactive displays, eerie lighting and sound effects and dramatic recreations bring this mysterious and often bloody world vividly to life.
Hastings Pier - is a classic British pier that you would want to visit if you find yourself in Hastings. On the pier are a wide variety of acts and entrainment for you to enjoy.
The Shipwreck Museum - has artefacts from many ships wrecked in the English Channel from the Goodwin Sands in Kent to Pevensey Bay in East Sussex including the Amsterdam a Dutch East Indiaman of 1749 and the Anne of 1690 also the Charles II warship.
There are also exhibits of fossils found in the local area. We are a multi-sensory Museum with sound, touch and smell