Smugglers Adventure at St Clements Caves

St Clements Caves, West HILL, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 3HY

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Child looking at a miniature model of smugglers using the caves


Smugglers Adventure is reopening on 17 July. Please check before travelling and book ahead if you can.


Discover the secrets of Sussex smugglers in underground caves and caverns.

Deep in the heart of Hastings’ West Hill lies the Smugglers Adventure, acres of caverns that conceal the thrilling history of smuggling. More than 70 life-size characters, interactive displays, eerie lighting, sound effects and dramatic recreations bring this mysterious and often bloody world vividly to life.

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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
10+ prebooked£5.95 per ticket
2 adults, 3 children£34.65 per ticket
3-12 years£8.00
Family 2a + 2c£34.00 per ticket
Senior 65+ & student£9.50 per ticket

Visit Hastings Castle, Hastings Aquarium and Smugglers adventure with the 3-1 Super Saver ticket, valid for 7 days. Please check the website for details. Group tickets also available.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Wander57672680811
      Brighton, United Kingdom
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      Great trip on our pirate weekend
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 21st July 2021
      Visited the smugglers adventure over the pirate weekend. After a hike up the hill we found it hidden away. We were blown away at the size of the caves with a few scattered piratey facts and staff... Read full review
    • Paul T
      Trip Type:
      Very interesting place
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 23rd July 2021
      Absolutely great little place good activities for kids and great learning opportunity few scares along the way Read full review
    • topcat3103
      Nice family time
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 24th July 2021
      A nice wander around the caves at your own leisure, nice and cool on a hot day. Lots to see and read explaining the history of smuggling. Some little interaction points around the caves and a short... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Nearest major road is A21. Turn left along the seafront on the A259. Located on West  Hill. Signposted.

    Public Transport Directions

    Nearest station is Hastings.



    • Guide Dogs Permitted

    Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages

    • French audio guide
    • German audio guide

    Establishment Features

    • Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages
    • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
    • Toilets

    Parking & Transport

    • Railway station within walking distance

    Payment Methods

    • Approx length of visit - 01:00
    • Delta accepted
    • Groups Accepted - Pre-booking advisable in high season.
    • Maestro Accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Min group size - 10
    • Special group rates
    • Visa accepted

    Printed Material in Foreign Languages

    • French printed material
    • German printed material

    Provider Preferences

    • In town/city centre
    • Indoor Attraction
    • No Smoking Attraction

    Specialist Features

    • Marketed Towards Families

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Educational Visits Accepted

    Opening Times

    Open (15 Feb 2021 - 4 Nov 2021)
    Monday - Sunday10:00*

    * General Opening Text

    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

    Special Offers

    • Save £1 on admission (up to 6 people on one Card). Full details here:

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