Visitor Safety for Smugglers Adventure

We are delighted to welcome you to the Smugglers Adventure Hastings. Please help us to keep you, other visitors and our Smugglers team safe during your visit by observing the following measures COVID-19 Measures Please note that from Saturday 8th August 2020, in line with Government Legislation face coverings must be worn whilst in all … Continued

SMUGGLERS ADVENTURE AWARDED TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

Smugglers Adventure, Hastings, has been awarded its fifth Certificate of Excellence by the online travel review website TripAdvisor. The popular cave attraction, located on the West Hill, is ranked among the top 10 percent of all businesses reviewed by TripAdvisor worldwide. To qualify for the Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of … Continued

Castle's rare flower find is blooming marvellous

One of the UK’s rarest wildflowers is thriving in the historic ruins of Hastings Castle. The plant, known as lesser calamint, is extremely rare and found in only a few sites throughout the country. It is thought the fact the castle grounds have remained virtually undeveloped for centuries has allowed the flower to survive. Hastings … Continued

Smugglers Adventure celebrates hat-trick of excellence awards

Smugglers Adventure in Hastings has been awarded a prestigious ‘Certificate of Excellence’ by the online travel website TripAdvisor for the third time. The award puts the popular West Hill caves’ attraction among the top 10 per cent of all businesses reviewed by TripAdvisor worldwide. To qualify for the Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an … Continued

Smugglers Adventure Gains Certificate Of Excellence From Tripadvisor

Smugglers Adventure in Hastings has again been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by the online travel website TripAdvisor. The award means the popular West Hill caves’ attraction is among the top 10 per cent of all businesses reviewed by TripAdvisor worldwide. To qualify for the Certificate of Excellence, businesses must maintain an overall rating of … Continued

Flying the Flag over Hastings Castle

The Flag of Sussex is once again flying over Hastings Castle in the run up to Sussex Day on June 16th. Since 2013 the Sussex flag has been flown annually in each of the six ancient Rapes, the medieval administrative divisions, in the week running up to Sussex Day, 16th June. Large county flags are … Continued

Smugglers Adventure Open in time for Half Term Break

Smugglers Adventure is set to re-open to visitors on Saturday, February 14th. The popular West Hill attraction closed for the season over the winter months. Smugglers Adventure charts the thrilling history of smugglers, bootleggers and warring bloodthirsty gangs. Visitors can explore the labyrinth of secret tunnels and passages and discover the dangers and hardships faced … Continued

Antiques Road Trip Visits Caves

  Television antiques expert Anita Manning paid a visit to the Smugglers Adventure in Hastings at the weekend to record a new series of the popular ‘Antiques Road Trip’. The Scottish auctioneer visited the West Hill attraction to film a feature on smuggling for a forthcoming episode of the BBC programme which is due to … Continued

Smugglers Adventure Appeals For Anniversary Memories

The Smugglers’ Adventure is appealing for visitors to contact them with their memories of the caves to celebrate their 25th anniversary. The West Hill attraction, which opened in 1989, is planning to put together a special exhibition charting its history and it wants local people to get in touch to add their own stories. Staff … Continued

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