British Beaches

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Hastings Beach

Hastings, East Sussex

Hastings is an established seaside resort with long sand and shingle beaches and plenty of facilities and entertainment.

Beach Type



Cafes restaurants
A promenade and a pier
Deckchair hire first aid
A lost child centre and schemes to prevent children from getting lost


Swimming and other watersports
Entertainments on the pier

Nature and Wildlife

Take Britain's steepest funicular railway up the cliffs to a stretch of countryside.

Water Quality





The beach is cleaned daily during summer and there are dog free zones.

Awards and Recommendations

Quality Coast Award

Tourist Information Hastings TIC. Queens Square. Priory Meadow Hastings. East Sussex. TN34 1TL Tel: 01424 781111


Nearest town: Hastings
County: East Sussex
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8531, 0.58457
Postcode: TN34 1PF
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the beach)

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Hastings is situated on the South coast. head South on the A21 from London.

Public Transport

hastings beaches are served by local bus services. and the train station is near the beach.

Nearest Railway Stations

Hastings (Less than a mile away)
St Leonards Warrior Square (About a mile away)
Ore (About a mile away)
West St Leonards (Approx. 2 miles away)
Three Oaks (Approx. 3 miles away)

Important! Distances are as the crow (or seagull) flies. Road distances may be considerably longer, especially at estuary locations.


There are several car parks situated adjacen to the beach.

Nearby Car Parks

Pelham Place, Hastings (Unknown stay).
About 0.1 miles away
Castle Hill, Hastings (Unknown stay).
About 0.2 miles away
Carlisle Parade, Hastings (Unknown stay).
About 0.3 miles away
Station Road, Hastings (Unknown stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Priory Street, Hastings (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Cornwallis Street, Hastings (Medium stay).
About 0.4 miles away
Morrisons, Hastings (Unknown stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Hastings Station, Hastings (Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
The Pier, Hastings (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away
Rock-A-Nore, Hastings (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 0.5 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Hastings