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Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve

Hastings, East Sussex, TN35 5DY

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Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve

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The Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve has over 267 hectares of ancient woodland, heathland and grassland together with 3 miles (5km) of dramatic cliffs and coastline. Lying within the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, most of the park has been designated a Special Area of Conservation, a Site of Special Scientific Interest and is a designated Local Nature Reserve.

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:

  • CotswoldsMidge
    Cotswolds
    Lovely walks and views
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 24th September 2019
    Best appreciated when arriving using the East Cliff furnicular railway. Not too hilly once at the top but be warned that there are no facilities up there such as loos or cafes. There may be an... Read full review
  • Bunty B
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Must go again
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 25th September 2019
    We had taken the train up to the park just to take in the views and ended up doing part of the coastal path, just because it looked so pretty. However we weren't really dressed for the walk so had to... Read full review
  • ARP_ARJP
    St Neots, United Kingdom
    beautiful views
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 6th October 2019
    just pop up the railway then you can have a lovely stroll around the south coast, there are plenty of seats for a rest 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 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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