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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

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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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

3.5 of 5 stars
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      380
    • Very Good
      236
    • Average
      180
    • Poor
      79
    • Terrible
      139

    Recent Reviews:

    • davewelly
      Upholland, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Nice afternoon visits
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 4th October 2020
      Enjoyed our walks around the pier and we had a few drinks at the entrance bar. The place was clean and the service was quick Read full review
    • dicokent
      kent
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Nice but missing the wow factor
      3 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 11th October 2020
      Lovley pier but is missing the wow Factor think the Directors need to go to clacton pier or Brighton pier to see what theve achieved theres to much empty space needs a lot more rides and food outlets... Read full review
    • 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

    Map & Directions

    Opening Times

    Summer hours (12 Apr 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:30

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