Places to Visit

A cultural hub on the South Coast, Hastings offers a wide variety of attractions to keep you busy during your stay...
  • Kino-Teatr St Leonards
    43-49 Norman Road
    St Leonards on Sea East Sussex TN38 0EQ

    +44 (0)1424 457830
    http://kino-teatr.co.uk/
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    Kino-Teatr is an independent cinema theatre attached to the BakerMamonova Art Gallery and Restaurant.

  • Finchcocks Musical Museum
    Goudhurst,
    Kent TN17 1HH

    01580 211702
    http://www.finchcocks.co.uk/
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    Finchcocks, a fine Georgian manor in Kent, houses Richard Burnett’s celebrated collection of over 100 keyboard instruments: harpsichords, pianos, organs and many more.

  • Towner
    Devonshire Park, College Rd,
    Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 4JJ

    01323 434670
    www.townereastbourne.org.uk
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    Towner is an award-winning contemporary art gallery and museum for South East England. Presenting major exhibitions of UK and international contemporary art with a renowned collection of art from across the ages.

  • Hastings Country Park
    East Hill
    Hastings


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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.

  • Batemans
    Bateman's Ln, Burwash,
    East Sussex TN19 7DS

    01435 882302
    www.nationaltrust.org.uk/batemans
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    National Trust Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling. Surrounded by the wooded landscape of the Sussex Weald, this 17th-century house, with its mullioned windows and oak beams, provided a much needed sanctuary to this world-famous writer.

  • Sissinghurst Castle Garden
    Biddenden Rd, Cranbrook,
    Kent TN17 2AB

    01580 710701
    www.nationaltrust.org.uk/sissinghurst-castle
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    Historic, poetic, iconic; a refuge dedicated to beauty. Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson fell in love with Sissinghurst Castle and created a world renowned garden. National Trust Property.

  • Jerwood Gallery
    Rock-a-Nore Road
    Hastings TN34 3DW

    01424 728377
    http://www.jerwoodgallery.org/
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    The award winning Jerwood Gallery is home to the Jerwood Collection of 20th and 21st century British art, and a diverse temporary exhibition programme. The gallery café, Webbe’s at Jerwood, has an outside terrace and offers unparalleled views of the beach and Stade. It’s a fantastic location for either a coffee, lunch or afternoon tea.

  • Hastings Museum and Art Gallery
    Johns Place, Bohemia Road
    Hastings, TN34 1ET

    01424 451052
    http://www.hmag.org.uk/
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    A museum containing displays of dinosaurs, local wildlife, Native Americans and Grey Owl, paintings, ceramics and features on John Logie Baird and Robert Tressell.

  • De La Warr Pavilion
    Marina
    Bexhill on Sea, TN40 1DP

    01424 229111
    www.dlwp.com
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    Grade one listed modernist building housing a contemporary art gallery and auditorium.