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Address: West Hill, George Street | East Hill, Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3EG, England
Phone Number: +44 01424 451111
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Great little train ride with fantastic views at the top!

It's really worth taking a trip to the top of the cliffs on this funicular railway. There aren't many of them in the UK so we're lucky to have one in Hastings. There is a good... read more

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's really worth taking a trip to the top of the cliffs on this funicular railway. There aren't many of them in the UK so we're lucky to have one in Hastings. There is a good view from the carriage and even more extensive views from the top of the cliffs. It is especially useful if you are short of... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely little ride up to the top of the cliff, little ones loved the train and I loved not walking up the endless steps to the top! We traveled up the West side to the castle, at the top was also a little cafe, ice cream van and a park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice views and good service! The cliff railways are a must do in Hastings. If you have time visit both, although the West one has got the highlights of the city.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Is a bit expensive but worth a ride up the cliff for the view if your scared of height might not be the trip for you. There a country park at the top of the cliff and ice cream van.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Although a very short trip, it offers great views over Hastings both from the railway carriage and more views from the top. The staff were friendly and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience

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Kent, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm always popping down to Hastings and the Cliff railways are just a bit expensive for a two minute ride especially when you go up the wrong one as they have two cliff railways. You see a lot more walking up the small alleyways and stairs

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a funicular on the side of both the East and West hills. It's a fun, fairly low cost way to get up to the top and enjoy the views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a delight....we just did the East lift..we'll save the West lift for next time....it's a really lovely ride, very steep,and the views from the top are just superb....there's a nature reserve at the top so be a great place for a picnic..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are visiting Hastings you must take a ride on the cliff railway. Our children always love it. You have a great view of the town and sea. It just finishes too quickly

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Staines, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the East so we did the West aswell. Fantastic views. Pleasant service. Highly recommended on a lovely summers day.

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