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Smugglers Adventure at St Clements Caves

Hastings

Type:Historic Site

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

Tel: +44 01424 422964

Smugglers Adventure at St Clements Caves

About

An exciting adventure for all the family as you explore the sandstone wonders of St Clements Caves and discover many surprises around every darkened corner.  These acres of caverns conceal Hastings' exhilarating history of smugglers, bootleggers and warring gangs.  They became a tourist attraction in Victorian times and on February 22 1864 they even had a visit from the Prince and Princess of Wales.

In the 17th Century, a couple lived in the caves after being discharged from the town's workhouse for repeated misbehaviour.  This is just one of countless stories to be discovered in the dark depths of the caves.

Find out more about Sussex or see other attractions and places to visit in the county.

See here for other Historic Sites in the South East.

 

Facilities

Accessibility

  • 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

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