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Address: West Hill, George Street | East Hill, Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3EG, England
Phone Number: +44 1424 451111
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Old time charm

Riding the cliff railways was on my 'must do this' list during our visit to Hastings. In these days of modern technology it was great to step back in time and enjoy another era... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Riding the cliff railways was on my 'must do this' list during our visit to Hastings. In these days of modern technology it was great to step back in time and enjoy another era. We were lucky enough to have a ride all to ourselves and the timber carriages were a delight. The view from the top was just great... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great experience with the bonus of beautiful views at the top. I recommend walking back down through the little lanes to the high Street.

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Thank justineLangham
Hastings
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Soooo.... I've seen them bobbing up and down (or not) over the years but I really think it's worth a visit anyway. Stunning craftsmanship.

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Thank Rachel M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having visited the East Hill Cliff Railway in 2015, I couldn't wait to recommend the same to visitors. Unfortunately it wasn't until September this year when we were celebrating our 40th Wedding anniversary, and had invited friends from all over the country, that we could do so. 4 of our friends travelled from an area of outstanding beauty, bordered by... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly only one of the two railways are running on November despite plenty of visitors. Lovely nostalgic ride. Super views from West Hill but surprise, surprise, everything else was closed.

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stafford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

this is well worth a visit and only a short ride however the views at the top are breath taking, also it is not expensive and you can take some fantastic photos from the top

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a ride on the West Cliff railway, don't get up early as doesn't open until 11.00. Sadly The East Cliff was closed for maintenance.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Nice ride up and down the cliff. Amazing victorian engineering. Not too expensive. Staff friendly and helpful. Great views at the top.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Excellent way to visit the top. Kids loved it Must do when visiting Hastings Not even that expensive Will do again

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Yatton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

The East Hill cliff funicular railway is situated in the Old Town, and is a great way to experience an ever widening view of Hastings and the English Channel as you ascend to the top of the cliffs. This trip must have been quite something of a novelty for the masses when the funicular was newly opened. As 60+'s I... More 

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