Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve

Hastings, East Sussex, TN35 5DY

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Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve

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A fabulous nature reserve with stunning coastal scenery situated within the High Weald Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Explore ancient woodland glens with their unique biodiversity and rugged coastal paths.  Conservation grazing and sustainable management helps make this one of the most important nature reserves in the country.

The Bale House, Hastings Country Park's innovative new visitor centre is the first of its kind in Hastings. Built sustainably from materials including straw bales, it contains information about the park, including its habitats and local wildlife, a café and merchandise supplied by local businesses. 

A leaflet containing a detailed map of Hastings Country Park and the numerous walks within it is available from the Tourist Information Centre, or you can download it here.

Please note Ecclesbourne Glen is not accessible from the East Hill because of serious, and ongoing, landslips. This route is likely to be closed for some time, so access to Ecclesbourne Glen is only viable from the car park in Barley Lane, or further east from the Firehills.

 

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    Recent Reviews:

    • B1118ZYmikeh
      Hastings, United Kingdom
      What`s happening at Hastings Country Park
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 7th March 2022
      What is happening at Hastings Country Park ? no I mean what is happening ? The web page for Hidden Hastings is never updated, all the links to social media do not work. We have the most amazing... Read full review
    • vicky1313131313
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      Amazing!
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 3rd April 2022
      Just beautiful! Car park only £3.50 for the day, loads of choice for different routes and scenery. See map in photos wish I had this before going as really helpful! Read full review
    • Honest_Traveller95
      London, United Kingdom
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      Friends getaway
      Getaway out of London
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 8th May 2022
      Great place to get away from London. Can take great footage with a drone. Will only see the locals so there is not much foot traffic. Special view of the sun setting and high up on a cliff. Can see... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Facilities

    Catering

    • Outdoor eating area

    Children & Infants

    • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

    Parking & Transport

    • Own car park (Fee Applies)
    • Railway station within 5 miles

    Provider Preferences

    • Countryside Setting

    Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

    What's Nearby

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