Travel Blogs from Hastings
... a great lunch at Bill's and then had a wander around the town and visiting the castle. There is a community embroidery project to celebrate the 750th anniversary of the battle of Lewes and we went to see the tapestry being stitched in front of our very eyes. One of the volunteer embroiderers gave us a brief history lesson about the battle involving Simon De Montfort and ...
... country following the back roads (and a couple of lanes where both wing mirrors (translation "side mirrors") touched the hedgerows.) Not sure what we would have done if something had come the other way. Our goal was the town of Battle, the site of Battle Abbey, where William the Conquerer built an abbey and monastery attempting to atone for all the blood shed at the battle of Hastings. The Abbey was ...
... and found ourselves on the right path.
We found the going a bit harder than anticipated. Lots of up and very few Downes...
Instead of finishing where planned, we headed off at Alfriston (where I stayed in the Youth Hostel 28 years ago). The road back to Seaford had the longest steepest hill ever.
Had an early ...
... back for a delicious red Thai prawn curry.
The Buckle caravan site is OK although it won't be winning any awards. The shower cubicles are tiny and the push button lasts only 8 seconds at most. These things become very important when camping for any length of ...
... party venue. It used to be where the locals would come to party- in a cave- or the lads would bring their lady friends. Today, of course, it's a gift shop.
I found my brothers some very interesting little gifts... I won't say what, as I'm hoping to surprise people with the things I've got when I'm home.
The Smuggler's Adventure was all we had time for as we were due in Folkestone to check into our hotel that ...
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Other places to stay in Hastings
7 - 11 Carlisle Parade, Hastings | 2 star hotelfrom $84
Bohemia Road, Hastings | Hotelfrom $64
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White Rock, Hastings | Hotelfrom $129
1 - 2 Robertson Terrace, Hastings | Hotelfrom $77
Grand Parade, Hastings | 1 star hotelfrom $144