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Cliff Railways

West Hill, George Street | East Hill, Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3EG, England
+44 01424 451111
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Ranked #5 of 39 Attractions in Hastings
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads, Zoos & Aquariums
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

If you have a wife that doesn't like heights, take on on this and she will be terrified! Really cool historic funicular railway, amazing views from the top!

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

great for kids!! The views are spectaculer and a great place to sit and enjoy I take my grandchildren kite flying here and its breathtaking! Try it!!

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East Sussex
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63 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

There are two cliff railways in Hasting, the East and the West lifts. The East is not open in the Winter and has the best views when traveling in it. The West lift takes passengers up to the Smugglers Adventure caves and the East takes you to Hastings Country Park.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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69 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

If you love British history, you'll love the cliff railway in Hastings. the views from the top of the cliffs are great and the experience itself will transport you back to a time long forgotten. I always enjoy it, so go on take a ride!!

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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23 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

where else can you see not one but 2 venicular railways? Only Hastings of course. Great litlle quick journey for kids and of course adults alike. Easy access up on to the firehills and wonderful views over Hastings old town and beach

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Well worth getting to the top and the view is just stunning. Take a picnic enjoy the ride and enjoy the view and then return to the beach. Great value well worth it!

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Long Eaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

the journey up is exciting and the view from the top is wonderful. if you're feeling energetic there is a huge park at the top of the east cliff.

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Wonderful, quaint, historic, charming, travel up to great views - yes, I loved it! All for £2.50 return - bargain!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

It is a bit pricey but a fun experience. Try to go when there are no lines and you have a much better time. The views get better as you go up. You look over the Old Town and the fishing fleet. Once at the top, it's a lovely walk around the park. Take a blanket and stretch out looking... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Enjoyed the ride up the hill and the walk down friendly staff cafe at the top with good variety of food great views in all directions

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