Found on the South-East coast of England, Hastings is a unique town with a rich history and even richer culture. From being home to a stronghold throughout history to now boasting award-winning architecture, Hastings is a beautiful mix of old and new.
Immerse yourself in the culture of this cosy coastal town, packed with fun things for the whole family and relaxing suntraps for taking in those summer rays. And there’s no better way to enjoy all Hastings has to offer than from the comfort of a luxury holiday cottage from kate & tom’s.
No visit to Hastings would be complete without a deep dive into 1066. While the infamous Battle of Hastings actually took place just north of Hastings, remnants of its huge historical impact remain in the town. From the castle ruins atop the many hills to the Bayeux Tapestry on display in one of the underpasses, this town’s impressive history can still be felt today.
Not only was Hastings on the hit-list for invaders, smugglers also took advantage of its mighty caves and cliff-sides. Journey back in time and discover the deep dark secrets of the smugglers in Smugglers Adventure. The hidden underground caverns, life-sized characters and interactive displays will transport you to a new world, filled with haunting chills and exciting treasures.
A lot has changed in the seaside town since the days of protective castle boundaries and Hastings is now a hub for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of nearby London. The long pier is known for attracting legends, including The Rolling Stones, and has recently been awarded the RIBA Stirling Prize for its stunning architecture.
For a town immersed in such longstanding historical significance, it’s no surprise that there are plenty of inspiring spots worth a visit. Of course, you cannot miss the magnificent Hastings Castle, first built under William the Conqueror when he first landed in England in 1066. The fortress and withstood many wars, battles and the wear and tear of coastal weather and the remains have been preserved for a truly magical experience.
But that’s paired with plenty of modern-day activities to keep the whole family happy. Hastings is home to the largest crazy golf course which hosts the annual Crazy Golf World Championships. Whether you’re having fun with friends or looking to compete, this crazy course is worth a trip! And if you’re in need of some R&R, there are plenty of beautiful parks and beaches to unwind and get in touch with nature.
Dating back to its dramatic start in English history, Hastings has been an in-demand spot on the
Sussex coast. With its spectacular beaches, mighty hillsides and modern architecture, this town ticks all the boxes. With kate & tom’s, you can choose a holiday cottage that ticks your boxes too!
Transport into the history of Hastings in a large country manor looking out over the coastline and horizon, or cosy up with your loved ones in a quaint cottage in the heart of traditional English villages and countryside. Whatever backdrop you are searching for on your Hastings holiday, we’re here to make your dreams a reality.
From relaxing spring and summer getaways with the whole family to magical autumn cottage holidays to the coast, Hastings has something for everyone. And our team are here to make sure you have everything you need to enjoy all Hastings has to offer. Whether that’s a dog-friendly cottage so your four-legged friend can join in on the fun or your very own private swimming pool to teach the little ones to swim…
If you’d like to find out more about our luxury holiday cottages in Hastings or want to get started planning your next escape, speak to our travel team and we will choose from our hand-selected collection of cottages to find the perfect rental for you. Why wait? Email [email protected] today.