British Beaches

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Hastings - Fairlight Glen Beach

Hastings, East Sussex

Hastings is an establisehed 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

Not Tested




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

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


Nearest town: Hastings
County: East Sussex
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8654, 0.639259
Postcode: TN35 4AD
(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

Ore (Approx. 2 miles away)
Hastings (Approx. 3 miles away)
Three Oaks (Approx. 3 miles away)
St Leonards Warrior Square (Approx. 3 miles away)
Doleham (Approx. 4 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

Hastings Country Park - Coastguard Lane, Fairlight (Unknown stay).
About 0.6 miles away
Hastings Country Park - Visitor Centre, Fairlight (Unknown stay).
About 0.7 miles away
Hastings Country Park - Barley Lane, Hastings (Unknown stay).
About 1.2 miles away
Rock-A-Nore, Hastings (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 2 miles away
The Bourne, Hastings (Short/Medium/Long stay).
About 2 miles away
Pelham Place, Hastings (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Morrisons, Hastings (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Castle Hill, Hastings (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Pett Level Road, Pett Level (Unknown stay).
About 2.5 miles away
Cornwallis Street, Hastings (Medium stay).
About 2.6 miles away

Accomodation Links

Hotels and Guest Houses in Hastings