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Address: St. Clements Caves | West Hill, Hastings, England
Phone Number: 01424-422964
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Description: Deep in the heart of Hastings West Hill lies the 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 lighting and sound effects and dramatic recreations bring this mysterious and often bloody world vividly to life.
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Worth a visit but dont expect to be here all day, maybe two-three hours at a push. Bit of a hike to the caves unless you go up the cliff railway.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Kent, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Worth a visit but dont expect to be here all day, maybe two-three hours at a push. Bit of a hike to the caves unless you go up the cliff railway.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is a great place, worth walking up the hill to get to if you cant park opposite it (parking is very limited). Admission is staggered in groups as there is an automated presentation at the beginning, they will let you in after it has started BUT be warned it is pitch black where the lights are off for the... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were a party of four adults visiting Eastbourne. The staff are really friendly, but the exhibit/attraction looked a little bit unloved inside.Needs more exhibits.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Very enjoyable for all the family young and old well worth a visit, from grandpa to 3 year old twins very interest too

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

for the price thought they would be more happening and you would be in there longer and its not signposted very well

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Gillingham Kent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Not bad for the price we paid! Very informative and entertaining. Good range of items in gift shop but quite hard to find at first! :)

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

was not sure what to expect, much larger than I imagined took about an hour to go around. I felt it could have been signposted better. Good place to visit on a wet day. Took a long time to get in and not particularly busy, so would imagine you would have to wait if very busy. They have a lot... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Haven't visited since a child as good as I remembered, some of the audio visual wasn't working which was a shame but the interactive screens that were working were brilliant. Staff friendly and the combined ticket was good value

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We visited this attraction as part of a day out in Hastings on a bank holiday weekend. There was a bit of a wait to get in, but nothing drastic. Thought the price was a little OTT. Very informative on the area and smuggling in general. Plenty for the kids to do, less for the older generation. A good place... More 

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Norwich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

My two daughters loved our visit to the caves. Informative,interactive and great fun. We would go again on our next visit to Hastings

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Address: Address: St. Clements Caves | West Hill, Hastings, England
Phone Number: 01424-422964
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Hastings

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