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Address: St. Clements Caves | West Hill, Hastings, England
Phone Number: 01424-422964
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Deep in the heart of Hastings West Hill lies the Smugglers Adventure, acres...

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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Really good experience and interesting, staff attentive.. Fun visit with the kids and a visit to the old town after for fish and chips and seafood recommended

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
MarkandMazza
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a great way to spend a rainy cold day . It was such good fun. I have been 4 times in total. Some may find it a bit cheesy but this only added to my enjoyment. Recommend it for families

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Thank ginad80
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great attraction for families The caves are a wonderful experience it puts you right back in time

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good experience and interesting, staff attentive.. Fun visit with the kids and a visit to the old town after for fish and chips and seafood recommended

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x-bou
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

I think really if ur visiting Hastings this is a good place to visit. Interesting to hear and learn about the history. My four year old wasn't to keen but my six year old was.

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Baerum Municipality, Norway
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Amusing and interesting, and keeps the younger ones busy for the duration of time there. Plenty to see and do, and a great attraction to explore during a rainy day!

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Ashford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

Loved this place to bring my son. Very very interesting displays of the old smuggling methods,quizzes and life size smuggling scene. Very friendly staff. Watched a movie,and guide led us through the dark caves to show us more interesting facts. Small gift shop. Would visit again!

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Thank KJaxx133
Charleroi, Belgium
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

To do if the weather is bad, quite expensive but worth the visit. Not advised for people with low mobility as you have narrow tunnels and holes to go through. You won't go on your knies but you sometimes can't stay standing up. Take a LED torch lamp if you want to be sure to see everything.

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Thank Xavier H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

A fun hour and a bit wandering through the smugglers caves. The attraction looks a little old shabby in places but this didnt stop our 3 year old enjoyed wandering the caves and pressing the buttons on the various displays. The caves are well lit but dark in a few places so a torch would be handy if you have... More 

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Thank Paul A
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Quite interesting and a bit different to the norm , good value for money and plenty to look at and see . Staff were friendly and helpful , an enjoyable experience overall .

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Thank Dave K
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed it here. Good hour out. Only downside is it is over with very quickly. We wxpected it to go on a little longer. Bought a mars bar £1.50 so very high prices.

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