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
Kino-Teatr is an independent cinema theatre attached to the BakerMamonova Art Gallery and Restaurant.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Bexhill on Sea, TN40 1DP
Grade one listed modernist building housing a contemporary art gallery and auditorium.