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Good family day

We went with two children aged 3 and 5, they enjoyed the dark and the caves and the idea of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jay M
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London, United Kingdom
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Spooky visit

Great place to visit and our 3year old grandson found it a great adventure and enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
kevin w
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London, United Kingdom
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Deep in the heart of Hastings West Hill lies the Smugglers Adventure, acres of caverns that conceal the thrilling history of smugglers, bootleggers and warring bloodthirsty gangs.Visitors can explore the labyrinth of secret tunnels and passages and...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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St. Clements Caves Cobourg Place | West Hill, Hastings TN34 3HY, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went with two children aged 3 and 5, they enjoyed the dark and the caves and the idea of smuggling( we had to translate it into sweets!!). The characters and story are okay

Thank Jay M
Reviewed yesterday

Great place to visit and our 3year old grandson found it a great adventure and enjoyed the interactive displays. Learnt a lot about local smuggling gangs. Venue is not well signposted until you reach the cliff top

Thank kevin w
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my family came over to Hastings for the day and randomly discovered the caves and decided to give it a go.. I would say it is was a good experience in all with both kids really enjoying themselves throughout.. The young woman before...More

Thank Jerry2471
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my partner went to the smugglers adventure and had a blast. It is so engaging and interesting. I would recommend it to everyone visiting. Definitely worth it.

Thank monikaspychalska
Reviewed 6 days ago

A small group of 4 of us visited the caves, from the beginning it started well. Going on a weekend in August I was surprised that the 4 of us were left alone for most of the experience. The tunnels are cold and naturally dark,...More

Thank FinnM243
Reviewed 1 week ago

An interesting attraction,takes about an hour to get around if you really get into it and interact and listen to the stories.

Thank keith b
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear keith b, Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again soon! Smugglers Adventure

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our nearly 3 year old here, unfortunately he was absolutely terrified (it is very dark) although we enjoyed it, and was something different to do, and learnt some stuff while there. However, did find it quite expensive for a small attraction (although you...More

Thank SPIERCE94
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear SPIERCE94, Thank you for your review and comments. We find young children can really enjoy the caves, it depends on the nature of the child and we always assist guests with children who are scared. Hope to welcome you back. Smugglers Adventure

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great place to visit for the price so intresting going through the tunnels and having the story told of how it was. It is a bit dark in there so small children might find it scary but it defo with the visit totally fab...More

Thank Emma B
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Emma B, Thank you for your 5 star review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you again soon! Smugglers Adventure

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited smugglers caves many times as l am born and bred in Hastings. The reason being it is really interesting and you get a good feel of what it must have been like living in them times. The caves are amazing.

Thank lloopy
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear lloopy, Thank you for your 5 star review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you again soon! Smugglers Adventure

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whilst in Hastings old town we took a last minute visit to the caves via the West Hill lift, the caves were fine and quite atmospheric but the smugglers adventure part of it was frankly disappointing, the dummys dotted around here and there representing smugglers...More

Thank pslade2016
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear pslade2016, Thank you for your review. We only wish you had spoken to us on the day about your concerns. We will take your comments on board. Smugglers Adventure

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Chris N
3 August 2018|
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Response from SmugglersAd | Property representative |
Hi Chris Thanks for the question. We can admit standard wheelchairs into the attraction but not motorised ones. However there are several sets of steps to get into the attraction to make you aware of. For more detail call us... More
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Sarah M
5 June 2018|
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Response from Keeley S | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can buy at the entrance but I'm pretty sure it's cheaper online!
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