Trip Planner:   Europe  /  UK  /  England  /  East Sussex  /  Hastings  /  Neighborhoods  /  Old Town Hastings

Old Town Hastings, Hastings

4.5
#1 of 48 in Things to do in Hastings
Neighborhood Tourist Spot
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 Westfield, and find out what else Westfield has to offer, use our Westfield vacation builder.
Create an itinerary including Old Town Hastings

(Westfield is the nearest city to Old Town Hastings)

map
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
1,867 reviews
  • Rather quaint with a variety of older fashioned shops. The sun being out made it nice because people were sitting outside cafés and pubs as we walked through. It seemed like a friendly atmosphere and ...  more »
  • Unchanged largely since the 80s. Lots of unusual things to buy and loads of little cafés and second hand record shops and bookshop and junk stores. Piles of hard back books at 10p in one shop and old ...  more »
  • Old Town doesn't cover a huge area, but it's a must-see in Hastings. Also stop in one of the local pubs--Cinque Ports is my favorite, but the newly-refurbished Crown has received stellar reviews for f...  more »

Plan your trip to Hastings

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Westfield

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
TripAdvisor
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Plans in Hastings by other users

1 day in Hastings BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Hastings BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: September, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Hastings BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Hastings BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Hastings BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Hastings BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Hastings BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, kids, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Hastings BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Hastings BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Hastings BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Hastings BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in Hastings BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans