Smugglers Adventure, Hastings

3.7
#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Hastings
Uncover the underbelly of Hastings by joining Smugglers Adventure, a guided tour that digs into the underground history of cave smuggling in the area. Visit local caves and hear stories of local smugglers, bootleggers, and gangs that used secret tunnels and taverns to hide their activity in the 18th century. Enjoy interactive exhibits, dramatic recreations, and lifesize characters that, combined, bring history to life in a fun and relatable way. Plan your visit to Smugglers Adventure and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Westfield trip itinerary planner.
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  • August 21, 2017
    Wow! We were very impressed with our visit here. Was slightly worried that the kids wouldnt enjoy it! I couldnt be any more wrong! From start to finish the kids loved it! There was all sorts of activi...  more »
  • August 19, 2017
    I've been to the Smugglers Adventure twice, once when I was a young child and now again as an adult. It is clear that the whole experience has become outdated as time has passed. For example, some inf...  more »
  • August 18, 2017
    We really enjoyed the caves. There's informative stuff to read and listen to as you walk round. The caves really are amazing! However, be aware: some ceilings are low, it can be VERY dark , a little s...  more »
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  • They've done a great job with what they have here. Exhibit was fun and interactive, and made learning entertaining. A good mix of spoke word, text and engagement. Such a relief after the disappointment of the castle.
  • Me and my bestfriend loved this place so much! Nice little day trip whilst we was on holiday in Hastings x
  • I went as a child and I remember loving this place. Plan on bringing my son 7 years old here soon. Can't wait :) x
  • Not too many pics wouldn't want to ruin it. We paid for the castle and the caves didn't bother with sealife as been to too many elsewhere ! Lovely day in hastings. Would urge all families to take the east and west cliff lifts to add to the adventure !
  • If you want to see a big cave you won't be disappointed lol. It's something different to do, interesting history

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