If you’re on the lookout for a budget seaside holiday on the Sussex Coast with lots of great fun family attractions, award-winning family beaches and a famous cliff top castle, then Hastings on the East Sussex coast is the perfect choice. Classic seaside attractions line the pretty seafront from go-karting and crazy golf to family cafes, inns and ice cream outlets, and the long list of family attractions includes an aquarium, cliff railways and the fantastic cliff top Clambers play centre with indoor and outdoor fun attractions geared to younger children and offering great themed birthday parties.
The Hastings Castle attraction is a bundle of attractions including Smugglers Adventure, The 1066 Story and the castle tour itself, all guaranteed to fill a fun packed family day out. Some remains of the original Norman castle also sit on the high cliff top accessible via the West Hill Cliff Railway and also high on the hill top is the Hastings Country Park with an on-site visitor centre and beautiful cliff top walks with far reaching coastal views.
Hastings has long been a family favourite and also makes the perfect year round romantic break and walking holiday, with its pretty old town based around the old medieval Fishermans Quarter next to The Stade area of the seafront where you’ll find a fascinating heritage centre, beautiful old seafront inns and seafood outlets.
Choose from a wide selection of quality Hastings hotels in the heart of 1066 country, just a stone’s throw from the Battle of Hastings battlefield site just inland. Stay in a Hastings holiday cottage or budget family holiday park with on-site leisure facilities and restaurant or opt for a pretty seafront guest house B&B close to Blue Flag beaches and The Stade.
Hastings and quieter neighbour St Leonards also offers a rich arts scene and some beautiful Regency architecture, with highlights including the seafront White Rock Theatre and the beautiful old Electric Palace Cinema in the Old Town. Whether you’re looking for a fun packed family seaside holiday or a holiday base in the heart of 1066 Country, Hastings is the perfect choice with a wide selection of accommodation, restaurants, inns and seaside cafes along the coast and in the town centre. Book a Hastings holiday online now.
Michelle is an experienced travel writer with iknow and has travelled extensively across the UK, Spain, Portugal and the USA. When she’s not busy writing for iknow she enjoys spending time touring museums and art galleries and seeking out the best independent shops in Manchester and Leeds.