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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. To visit Old Town Hastings on your holiday in Hastings, and find out what else Hastings has to offer, use our Hastings vacation builder.
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  • Home to a thriving artsy community, with plenty of caf├ęs, restaurants and independent shops. Well worth a visit in tandem with the seafront experience. 
  • The beautiful town full of charming places. Great place for the connection of science and the rest. Recommend
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  • Pleasant to wander around, the Indian shop owned by Gina is particularly pleasant and reasonably priced - some great coffee houses too