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Old Town Hastings, Hastings

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Step back into 19th-century England by exploring Old Town Hastings. The old fishing village, located on the south coast of Essex, boasts many attractions for the whole family, including museums, art galleries, restaurants, and an aquarium. Wander the cobblestone streets, full of eclectic shops and cafes, or admire medieval architecture at one of the two old Anglican churches. Walk or take the tram up the hill behind the town for a birds-eye view of the village and impressive views of the English coastline. Plan your Old Town Hastings visit and explore what else you can see and do in St Leonards-on-Sea using our St Leonards-on-Sea trip planner .
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  • We have been to Hastings before but not experienced the old town. What a fantastic surprise this was full of quirky shops and lovely traditional pubs. Will be back to spend a bit more time exploring t...  more »
  • Really impressed. Was a random weekend away and will certainly be returning! Loved all the little shops, friendly pubs and tasty restaurants.  more »
  • So many differing places to eat for every palate, pocket and preference that it is s job to choose where to go - or one can just wander along the beach with a take away and dream the hours away with d...  more »
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