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Cliff Railways

West Hill, George Street | East Hill, Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3EG, England
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To greet with ICE CREAM VAN on the cliff.

As far as funicular go, this one is a short ride and with £3 return ticket , it can’t go wrong. At... read more

Reviewed today
Tea S
via mobile
Nice views, quick ride

We've visited several cliff railways in various parts of England so was anxious to try the two of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Lady_Road_Warrior
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West Hill, George Street | East Hill, Rock-a-Nore Road, Hastings TN34 3EG, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

As far as funicular go, this one is a short ride and with £3 return ticket , it can’t go wrong. At the top it give a view over Hastings but not much of the sea. Up there you can have a walk and enjoy...More

Thank Tea S
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Reviewed yesterday

We've visited several cliff railways in various parts of England so was anxious to try the two of these. Unfortunately one was closed but were able to ride the other. Price was reasonable and the cars returned quickly so very little wait time. The ride...More

Thank Lady_Road_Warrior
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Have road the historic Hastings cliff railway on various occasions over the years and it always brings back lovely memories of the past. Not a long ride but most enjoyable all the same. The views over the old town, the stade and beach are memorable....More

Thank Joan G
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went up on the East Cliff side and loved the views. Be warned the West Cliff side is closed at the moment which we only realised after climbing to the top!

Thank Mopstop
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This trip up the side of the cliffs gives you spectacular views over the town and the seafront. Both lifts are over 100 years old but still providing a spectacular service. One up the top there is plenty of room for a picnic and to...More

Thank Kathy S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the railway car up to the top for leisurely walk and views . Good value £9 for family of 4 - included return trip down .

Thank jasjam98
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience despite the rain. Kids enjoyed running around we will surely come back in the summer - hoping there will be one in UK 😂

Thank irenefchan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Hastings for the day on our return home after the weekend camping and as the boys love their trains we thought we’d try the East Hill Cliff lift. It’s set in the Old Town near the moored boats and fresh fish huts and...More

Thank Dawud M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Views to die for good price too. Dog friendly. Easy to use access easy for all . Would be great for picnic at the top on Warmer days

Thank natasha y
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had some 'friends' staying over from France, so wanted to make their stay as uncomfortable as possible. The idea was to get them to stand as close to the edge of the cliff as possible, but we were all pretty drunk and really couldn't...More

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Lorraine C
4 April 2018|
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Response from Kathleen L | Reviewed this property |
No. Tickets are for sale at the entrance. No need for advanced purchase.
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Jane W
26 January 2018|
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Response from EllalouiseLewes |
It looks as though it is closed for maintenance until 3 March
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Jane W
26 January 2018|
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Response from places2seeplaces2go | Reviewed this property |
I only used them on a day trip when I was in the area. Would suggest you check the web page as it may alter at time of year.
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