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Cliff Railways - West Hill & East Hill

Hastings, United Kingdom
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All reviews west hill return ticket country park great views from the top funicular railway ice cream van steep climb old town hastings castle walk up smugglers caves piece of history per adult staff were friendly george street value for money great fun
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Reviewed 4 days ago

West Hill railway is closed for 3 months which was a bit of a disappointment. So we walked across to the East Hill via George Street which was a nice route to take. East Hill railway is the steepest in the country and takes you...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank paulwithcheryl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 11 of us kids and adults went here during our break in Hastings The staff were able to work out a great deal for us all and were friendly enough Very short ride up the steep hill However there are stairs as...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Liberty S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit Hastings every August and always take a ride on either West or East railways just for the great views especially like last weekend when weather was perfect and price is not that bad for a great experience

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Rodney H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed in Hastings for bank holiday, and we visited the cliff railway. It was a good experience, the view was great. If you like history and are interested in the old design behind the railway you would like this. It’s fun...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Yara_afandi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think it is something that has to be done whilst there but at £7.40 for one adult and 2 kids for a 30 second each way ride is a bit steep (excuse the pun). The chap at the pay kiosk was a miserable chap,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank Coastermad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had promised grandchildren 7 & 5 earlier in the week that we would take a ride when back in Hastings. Great views and very interesting to see and ride on suck a mode of transport. We did not have much time to explore East Hill...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Paul C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It's a short trip but we'll worth it. The views are stunning. And the experience in itself is worth it. Staff are really friendly too, give it ago xxx

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank kellyo444
Reviewed August 9, 2019

Such a quaint simple little hillside railway, that goes up to the cliff tops for great views over Hastings. We bought the tickets (returns) at the office at the bottom, the same guy there operates the railway/lift. Must do if in Hastings.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank AndyE402
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

This has a funicular railway. This is fun, unusual and reasonably priced! Good views at the top and an expensive ice cream van. The East Cliff is better as there's the castle and caves.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank KikibirdO2
Reviewed August 1, 2019

The wonderful Hastings East Cliff Railway is visible from a long distance away. It provides a link from the Stade to the East Hill section of Hastings Country Park. In comparison, the West Cliff Railway (which is currently closed) is rather hidden away. Only return...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Gill M
June 24, 2019|
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Response from city0007 | Reviewed this property |
yes to both , at the top there is a little incline so be carefull with wheelchair
December 1, 2018|
Response from chrissT8030TW | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can’t say definitely Try ringing them on 01424 446104
gemma m
June 5, 2018|
Response from nickandangels | Reviewed this property |
Yes - dogs are allowed