News & Events

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 […]

Smugglers Adventure and Hastings Castle Closes Temporarily in Response to COVID-19

We are temporarily closed in response to COVID-19. We will have a core team on site to ensure that the caves and Castle are being looked after. We hope to see you all later in the year and we thank you for your support during this difficult time.


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 […]

What’s on in Hastings this Halloween?

Hastings Halloween events are always spooktacular fun for all the family and 2019 is no exception. Here are five things to do this Halloween half term.  Creepy Caves Our very own St Clements caves play host to this spine-tingling, subterranean spooky time this October half term! Find Gary the ghost’s haunting friends in the low-lit […]

Get clued up on smuggling… down in our cave

Watch your wallet – and your head! There are smugglers galore down in our secret ancient caves, way below Hastings… St Clement’s Caves were formed more than 15,000 years ago. And since then they’ve seen some dangerous and dubious goings-on. Smugglers and pirates are just the start. From royalty to The Rolling Stones, our caves […]