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SMUGGLERS ADVENTURE AND HASTINGS CASTLE CLOSE FOR WINTER

November 13, 2017


Two of Hastings’ most popular visitor attractions, Smugglers Adventure and Hastings Castle, have now closed for winter and will be re-opening next year on February 10th 2018, in time for half term. The close, which takes place every year, allows for general maintenance and refurbishment to take place whilst the seasonal town of Hastings has […]

‘ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE’ DEAD AMAZING

November 13, 2017


  Smugglers Adventure was transformed into a horrifying scene from the ‘Walking Dead’ as part of its Halloween celebrations for a second year running. The West Hill attraction hosted a terrifying ‘Zombie Apocalypse Halloween Fright Night’ event with staff and volunteers taking on the role of a marauding horde of the undead let loose in […]

HALF TERM HALLOWEEN FUN AT DISCOVER HASTINGS

October 18, 2017


Three of Hastings’ most popular visitor attractions are set for a horribly entertaining Halloween half term. Running from Saturday October 21st to Sunday, October 29th visitors to Smugglers Adventure, Hastings Castle and Blue Reef Aquarium, collectively known as Discover Hastings, will be able to join in ghostly goings-on and spooky trails. Blue Reef is running […]

SHANTYMEN BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND AT SMUGGLERS ADVENTURE

October 9, 2017


Hastings sea shanty group, RX Shantymen are set to perform at Smugglers Adventure once again on Saturday October 28th. The group will be performing three sets of popular shanty tunes in the underground cave attraction, which takes guests back in time to the days when smuggling on the Sussex coast was rife. The RX Shantymen […]

‘ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE’ AT SMUGGLERS ADVENTURE

September 7, 2017


***LAST MINUTE SPACES AVAILABLE ON EACH TIME SLOT.*** CALL 01424 422964 TO BOOK ******* The subterranean caverns and passages of Smugglers Adventure are set to be over-run by the living dead as part of a terrifying ‘Zombie Apocalypse Halloween Fright Night’ event on Friday, October 27th at 7pm and 8.15pm. Described by organisers as ‘extremely scary’ […]

Petting Zoo and Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Hastings Castle

July 11, 2017


Petting Zoo and Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Hastings Castle A host of farmyard friends will be descending on Hastings Castle as part of the ultimate family fun day on Saturday August 12th. The event, which takes place from 10am until 4pm, will include a petting zoo, teddy bear’s picnic, arts, crafts and fun and games. […]

PIRATE FUN AT SMUGGLERS ADVENTURE TO CELEBRATE NEW FILM

May 20, 2017


PIRATE FUN AT SMUGGLERS ADVENTURE TO CELEBRATE NEW FILM Smugglers Adventure will be awash with pirate activities this May half term to mark the release of a new blockbuster film. To celebrate the latest instalment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, Salazar’s Revenge, which hits cinemas on Thursday May 25th, the West Hill tourist […]

DRAGON DAY A ROARING SUCCESS

May 20, 2017


DRAGON DAY A ROARING SUCCESS Hundreds of brave young knights from across the South East gathered at Hastings Castle to battle a fierce dragon last Saturday May 13th. The West Hill attraction hosted its first ‘Dragon Day’ with four metre long animatronic Flame as the star attraction. Over 1000 guests descended on the Castle to […]

HANDS ON HISTORY TO MARK VE DAY AT SMUGGLERS ADVENTURE

April 28, 2017


Visitors to Smugglers Adventure will be treated to an interactive history lesson on Saturday May 6th to commemorate VE Day. To mark Victory in Europe Day On May 8th, the team at the West Hill attraction have enlisted the help of Russell from “Hysterical History” who will be entertaining guests in the Chapel with a […]

CALLING ALL DRAGON SLAYERS TO HASTINGS CASTLE

April 21, 2017


CALLING ALL DRAGON SLAYERS TO HASTINGS CASTLE Hastings Castle is calling all dragon slayers to help defend its grounds on Saturday May 13th. The West Hill tourist attraction is hosting a fun-filled Dragon Day, with a special appearance from huge animatronic dragon ‘Flame’. The event, which runs from 10am until 4pm, will also include performances […]