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

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Hastings Pier is due to reopen on 6 July. Please check their Facebook feed for updates.

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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.

Designed originally by renowned Victorian engineer Eugenius Birch and first opened in 1872, Hastings Pier has stood through wars, played host to music legends such as Jimi Hendrix and Pink Floyd, been closed down, caught fire more than once and was raised from the ashes by the local community and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The new, modern, RIBA-award-winning pier is a simple and sustainable platform that is loved by locals as well as being a popular visitor destination. As well as the Pavilion Restaurant and beach hut-style food and drinks kiosks, vintage fairs, exhibitions and family-friendly events to keep you entertained – the Pier itself is an attraction that is not to be missed.  Uninterrupted expanses of elegant Ekki wood allow you to get out in the elements and enjoy being closer to nature.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • loula_blue
      Rugby, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Lovely pier but could offer more
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 19th October 2020
      We love a good pier when we visit the seaside. The outdoor bar was lovely so you could sit and enjoy the sea and a pint. The mobile table order worked very well during the pandemic. Unless however... Read full review
    • Queen-Bee-Holski
      Nottingham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Gorgeous
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 5th December 2020
      I love this pier! I really enjoyed the views and the beach. Great for surfing 🏄‍♂️ the beach and sea seem very clean. Also lots of good shops and places to explore. Read full review
    • savysam109
      Went down after 2013
      1 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 17th December 2020
      It is very lovely if you are over the age of 90, rather drown myself in the water then be on the pier itself. Don't forget you can always visit the most depressing arcade on the end if you get a... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Opening Times

    Winter hours (1 Jan 2020 - 12 Apr 2020)
    DayTimes
    Monday - WednesdayClosed
    Thursday - Sunday10:30 - 17:00
    February half term (15 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday10:30 - 17:00
    Summer hours (12 Apr 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:30

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