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Cliff Railways

West Hill, George Street | East Hill, Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3EG, England
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Beautiful Views of Hastings

We went up on the East Cliff side and loved the views. Be warned the West Cliff side is closed at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mopstop
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Breathraking views

This trip up the side of the cliffs gives you spectacular views over the town and the seafront... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathy S
via mobile
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  • Excellent57%
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“west hill” (63 reviews)
“return ticket” (26 reviews)
“country park” (49 reviews)
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West Hill, George Street | East Hill, Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3EG, England
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"west hill"
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"return ticket"
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"country park"
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"great views from the top"
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"nice ride"
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"ice cream van"
in 11 reviews
"walk up"
in 12 reviews
"old town"
in 50 reviews
"cliff top"
in 7 reviews
"nature reserve"
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"smugglers adventure"
in 22 reviews
"hastings castle"
in 21 reviews
"worth a trip"
in 9 reviews
"per adult"
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"staff were friendly"
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"value for money"
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"great fun"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went up on the East Cliff side and loved the views. Be warned the West Cliff side is closed at the moment which we only realised after climbing to the top!

Thank Mopstop
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trip up the side of the cliffs gives you spectacular views over the town and the seafront. Both lifts are over 100 years old but still providing a spectacular service. One up the top there is plenty of room for a picnic and to...More

Thank Kathy S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the railway car up to the top for leisurely walk and views . Good value £9 for family of 4 - included return trip down .

Thank jasjam98
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience despite the rain. Kids enjoyed running around we will surely come back in the summer - hoping there will be one in UK 😂

Thank irenefchan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Hastings for the day on our return home after the weekend camping and as the boys love their trains we thought we’d try the East Hill Cliff lift. It’s set in the Old Town near the moored boats and fresh fish huts and...More

Thank Dawud M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Views to die for good price too. Dog friendly. Easy to use access easy for all . Would be great for picnic at the top on Warmer days

Thank natasha y
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had some 'friends' staying over from France, so wanted to make their stay as uncomfortable as possible. The idea was to get them to stand as close to the edge of the cliff as possible, but we were all pretty drunk and really couldn't...More

2  Thank mukkker
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I usually take the cliff railway up to the West Hill (where I live) at least once per week. It's OK to walk down the hill but I prefer to let the train take the strain for coming back!! The short trip never fails to...More

Thank Rogerakimou
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A vertiginous cliff railway that is an impressive piece of engineering that is well worth the trip for the experience and the great views.

Thank Phil P
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

We frequently ride the Cliff Railways. It is a fun trip for my daughter and we enjoyed the walk down. The ticket brings you up and back if you don't want to walk. The views from the top of the hill are lovely on a...More

Thank Paula S
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Lorraine C
4 April 2018|
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Response from Kathleen L | Reviewed this property |
No. Tickets are for sale at the entrance. No need for advanced purchase.
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Jane W
26 January 2018|
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Response from EllalouiseLewes |
It looks as though it is closed for maintenance until 3 March
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Jane W
26 January 2018|
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Response from places2seeplaces2go | Reviewed this property |
I only used them on a day trip when I was in the area. Would suggest you check the web page as it may alter at time of year.
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