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Old Town Hastings, St Leonards-on-Sea

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Step back into 19th-century England by exploring Old Town Hastings. The old fishing village, located on the south coast of Essex, boasts many attractions for the whole family, including museums, art galleries, restaurants, and an aquarium. Wander the cobblestone streets, full of eclectic shops and cafes, or admire medieval architecture at one of the two old Anglican churches. Walk or take the tram up the hill behind the town for a birds-eye view of the village and impressive views of the English coastline. Plan your Old Town Hastings visit and explore what else you can see and do in St Leonards-on-Sea using our St Leonards-on-Sea trip planner.
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  • This was our first visit to Hastings and after wandering along the seafront with all the kiosks and other seaside offerings, we discovered Old Hastings and really enjoyed wandering the quaint streets....  more
    This was our first visit to Hastings and after wandering along the seafront with all the kiosks and other seaside offerings, we discovered Old Hastings and really enjoyed wandering the quaint streets....  more »
  • An eclectic collection of shops and restaurants. We always love coming to Hastings and especially the old town. Antique shops, book shops, cafes and restaurants. 
    An eclectic collection of shops and restaurants. We always love coming to Hastings and especially the old town. Antique shops, book shops, cafes and restaurants.  more »

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