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Worth the climb

My husband and I visited Hastings for a weekend break and decided to visit Smugglers Adventure. We... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile

We purchased a saver ticket which included the smugglers adventure, Hastings castle & the blue reef... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
nigel b
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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
St. Clements Caves Cobourg Place | West Hill, Hastings TN34 3HY, England
+44 1424 422964
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Hastings for a weekend break and decided to visit Smugglers Adventure. We were a little hesitant as it sounded child orientated but we were mistaken. We had some trouble finding the attraction and ended up hiking up Hastings only to...More

Thank MissyandBug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We purchased a saver ticket which included the smugglers adventure, Hastings castle & the blue reef aquarium and this was definitely the best of the 3 to, visit the tunnels are well maintained and as you walk round the guided pathway's the story and models...More

Thank nigel b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to go to kill an hour of your day.. some good info dotted about. Found most of interesting. The cave is kept clean and tidy perhaps to clean we dident really feel we where in caves so much it felt more like mock...More

Thank anthonyo156
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here today with a disabled adult and my son of 12yrs and me as carer and mum they loved it and loved following hairy jacks adventures and the caves itself are great to look at too and staff were very friendly and welcoming too....More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at a time when the caves were otherwise empty and have peace, privacy and all the time in the world to explore all of the caves, exhibits and hands-on experiences. The staff were extremely helpful and we were allowed to take photographs.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the coves for a day out it was good! Kids loved it! Got cable car up to it! Nice views from the top! Well worth a visit! Will visit again.

Thank Havefuncamping
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved it 5 years ago and we loved it today. Interesting and well presented. A good couple of hours spent and suitable for all ages.

Thank kaparobi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worthwhile short visit if you are in the area,couple of hours would suffice and ok without being exceptional.Didn't regret spending our money on this attraction and could include other nearby attractions.

1  Thank Phillip M
Reviewed 3 October 2018

If you have children from even a young age they will love this place and the work carried out in recent years to make it a real experience rather than just walking through a maze of underground passages. The cave network tell a story of...More

Thank GeoffLUL
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

I was taken back by how good this underestimated attraction is! To be honest I wasn’t expecting too much.. but I was very wrong... Amazing place to take the family, interesting and informative. My wife and children absolutely loved it.

Thank Jackjody
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24 September 2018|
Response from sukipuss | Reviewed this property |
Looked online and the website says currently open from 10-00 til 5-00 dosnt mention Sunday times so I would assume it’s those times everyday , tel no 01424 422964 if u wish to call and check have a great time there ! X
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
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!