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Cliff Railways

Address: West Hill, George Street | East Hill, Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3EG, England
Phone Number: +44 01424 451111
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Ranked #4 of 23 Activities in Hastings
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Scenic Railroads, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Scenic Railroads, Sightseeing Tours

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kathmandu
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

took a ride just for fun and best for people who can't walk up hills. My younger brother loved it great for kids

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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84 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Short ride up the hill, but unique. A steep climb up the hill - and a little pricey for the family TBH, but worth it to NOT walk up! Stunning views of the coast at the top of the hill.

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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
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
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
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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71 reviews 71 reviews
23 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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9 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
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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