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Hastings Pier

White Rock, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1JU

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Hastings Pier at low tide viewed from the beach on the eastern side

About

Following an extensive reconstruction project, Hastings Pier reopened to the public in April 2016. The pier is a modern, 21st century attraction with its history and heritage at its heart.

Open 7 days a week all year round (opening times vary depending on the season and event). Free entry (apart from ticketed events).

Promenade 272 metres out to sea; relax with a cup of coffee and an outstanding ocean view at the Upper Deck viewing platform cafe; and enjoy a portion of fish and chips or a meal at the restaurant (freshly made using locally-sourced ingredients). Pop into The Deck visitor centre and explore Hastings Pier Charity's Digital Archive in our interactive exhibition spaces. You can also explore our external interpretation, including a trail, periscopes, binoculars and waltz steps (all free to use!). There is a range of shopping options too - browse a range of quality gifts from our Hastings Pier Shop (in The Deck building) and the independent retail kiosks, and stop by the independent food and beverage kiosks for a sweet or savoury treat!

Hastings Pier hosts a wide range of events all year around - from summer circuses and live music concerts, to open-air cinema screenings and free family workshops. Please see our website for more details on what’s coming up.

Hastings Pier is also available for hire! Whether you’re looking for the ideal venue for your business meetings, somewhere unique for your next conference, or a place that will make that special day unforgettable, Hastings Pier is the perfect location for your event.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

3.5 of 5 stars
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    • Very Good
      218
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      173
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    Recent Reviews:

    • Paul D
      Cambridge, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Down hill
      3 of 5 stars
      Monday, 2nd December 2019
      Used to be nice but I believe it has been taken over, that's a pity it's nothing like as good as it was Read full review
    • david L
      Hastings, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Joke pier
      1 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 3rd December 2019
      What a shame we had a nice pier years ago . Good for fishing and pop groups and good arcades Then it closed down and no one cared until a big fire then panic set in we must have a pier back . No all... Read full review
    • VeryBusy
      Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
      Trying Hard
      3 of 5 stars
      Monday, 9th December 2019
      Very basic pier with a nice little coffee bar with great views towards St Leonards. Staff were polite and friendly and prices were abour right - it is clear that the owner is slowly redeveloping this... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Opening Times

    Early 2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Mar 2018)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

    * The Deck building (with exhibition spaces and Hastings Pier Shop) will open from 10am-5pm every day.
    Opening hours will continue to change throughout the off peak season - updates will be announced via our newsletter.
    Please note that the pier's opening hours may vary in the case of inclement weather and events.

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