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East Hill Cliffs and Hastings Coast
 

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East Hill Cliffs and Hastings Coast - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

Virtual tour panorama taken from the breakwater at the end of Rock-a-Nore Road in Hastings. From here you get a great view along the cliffs of East Hill going east towards Balck Rock and Covehurst Bay. To the west is the uncompleted Hastings Harbour. At the time this picture was taken, a fisherman was walking his bike back up the shingle beach.

East Hill Cliffs and Hastings Coast - FURTHER INFORMATION

East Hill Cliffs and Hastings Coast - Hastings visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'East Hill Cliffs and Hastings Coast' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from East Sussex.

Hastings is a popular tourist destination in East Sussex, synonymous with the Norman Landing (which too place at Normans Bay) and the Battle of Hastings (which was on Senlack Hill in Battle 8 miles away). East Hill forms the eastern boundary of Hastings Old Town. The cliffs of East Hill then continue east towards Balck Rock and Covehurst Bay, lined by a shingle beach for part of the way. On the top of East Hill cliffs runs part of the Saxon Way. Much of the coastline is accessible in low tide, but beach combers must take care of incoming tides beyond the breakwater from which this virtual tour was taken.

There is a pay-and-display car park to the rear of the beach here, and along Rock-a-Nore Road are several popular tourist attractions in Hastings, including the Hastings Fishermen's Museum, the Net Shops, Rock A Nore Fisheries and an aquarium. At the end of the street are the funicular to the top of East Hill, Stade Family Park amusements and Flamingo Park rides. On the beach nearby you can usually find some of the Hastings Fishing Boats, specially designed with skids attached to the keels to allow for beach mooring.

TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE

Road: Hastings is on the A259 17 miles east of Eastbourne and 51 miles west of Dover. It is 61 miles southeast of London.
Rail: Hastings Railway Station, St Leonards Warrior Square Rail Station.



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