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Cliff Railways - West Hill & East Hill


Cliff Railways - West Hill & East Hill
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George Street | Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3EG, England
+44 1424 451111
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All reviewswest hillreturn ticketcountry parkgreat views from the topfunicular railwayice cream vansteep climbwalk upold townnature reservesmugglers adventurehastings castleworth a trippiece of historyper adultstaff were friendlyvalue for money
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This cliff lift was great spotless clean and if you pressed a button on the door music of school children played singing a lovely song about the lift.When you get to the top the view of hastings is spectacular.Well worth the money

Thank Pauline I
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spectacular 'coastal railway' (funicular up the cliff side) run by enthusiastic and cheerful people. Appears to be kept in the original style with wooden benches and tiled roof, although the ride is very smooth and quiet which suggests the mechanism is completely up-to-date. The views...More

Thank Hugo M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was a lovely way to spend a couple of minutes and an easy way to get to Hastings Castle on the west cliff. Charming old world engineering that still runs and we had it to ourselves.

Thank Sean G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful original carriages that take you from the beachfront to the top of the East and West Hills where the views and the air are sweet.Inexpensive and very popular with young families.Great country walks on the East Hill.

Thank mickeygee1988
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Alot of fun riding the cliff railway although your going up a massive cliff it is alot of fun good for families to

Thank holidaybananza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I first rode the funicular railway in Hastings over fifty-five years ago as a child, so I was keen to treat my daughter and grandchildren to the same experience. On this occasion we took the East Hill because it was easiest to find. The family...More

Thank ChristineBurns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went up the WEST hill station which is a short steep ride. Beautiful views at the top with a cafe for bites. There is also a children's play area up the road. Nice paths for leisurely walks including Hastings Castle.

Thank RBN76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

East hill railway lovely experience for all ages staff a delight trains and stations spotlessly clean price very reasonable .If in Hastings a must oh and a camera is a must.

Thank Colin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Hastings at the weekend and made use of both of the Funiculars available in order to ascend the highest points as quickly as possible. They were a fair price (not the cheapest mind) and very efficient with not much waiting around. One of...More

Thank Alex V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After spending a couple of hours round the lovely quaint town of Hastings we decided to ride up the East Cliff Railway.We werent disappointed.£3 for an adult return trip was well worth it..staff were friendly..regular trips up and down and a lovely ride with great...More

Thank Jace0102
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gemma m
6 June 2018|
Response from Nick and Angel S | Reviewed this property |
Yes - dogs are allowed
4 June 2018|
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Response from DataCollector | Reviewed this property |
its the West. Short walk to the castle
Lorraine C
4 April 2018|
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Response from Paula S | Reviewed this property |
You do not. The line moves quickly, even in the summer.