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The famous town mixes medieval history with a sleek modern gallery and a newly redone pier.

Located on the southeast coast, Hastings has earned its place in the history books thanks to its fascinating past. It’s perhaps most famous for the 1066 Battle of Hastings and the ancient Hastings Castle, once home to William the Conqueror. During Hastings days out, you have the opportunity to immerse yourself in some of the most iconic places in British history.

But it’s not just history enthusiasts who will rejoice here. There are plenty of things to do in Hastings – from enjoying traditional seaside fun to singing along at live music concerts and exploring areas of outstanding natural beauty. Read on for more information on how to get there and the must-do activities.

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Getting to Hastings

Southern connects you to Hastings with direct service from London Victoria. You can also enjoy direct service on the Coastway East line from Brighton or Ashford International.

Check for upcoming events in Hastings at the 1066 Country website.