Where to stay around Hastings?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 779 holiday lettings near Hastings. From 316 Cottages to 246 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Hastings is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Hastings?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Hastings. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Old Town Hall Museum: 1,258 holiday lettings
  • Shipwreck and Coastal Heritage Centre: 1,259 holiday lettings
  • Fishermen's Museum: 1,259 holiday lettings
  • Battle Crowhurst Station: 1,298 holiday lettings
  • Hastings Ore Station: 1,276 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Hastings listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Hastings?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 316 Cottages in Hastings. Our other popular types of Hastings holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 246 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 119 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 25 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Barns and more.

Can I rent beach rentals in Hastings?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 214 beach rentals in Hastings. You have also many other possibilities in Hastings area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 39 holiday rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 5 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Hastings?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 38 holiday homes with pool available in Hastings. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental home or self cottage in Hastings, East Sussex your home away from home

    Located on the beautiful and varied coastline of East Sussex, and famous as the point where the modern history of Britain started in 1066, Hastings holiday cottages offer an enchanting mix of history, beaches and open countryside.

    Places to holiday in Hastings, East Sussex

    Traversing into East Sussex enriches anyone who ventures to this community of ancient ruins amidst a thriving seaside community. Outdoor activities give the opportunity to take a walk on any section of the path between Hastings and Rye, to cycle, bird watch, or simply relax in one of Hastings' self catering cottages.

    Visitors can walk through history or simply stroll along cliff top heights, exploring charming areas of ancient woodlands and unique animal and plant life in Hastings Country Park. Pelham Beach is an equally relaxing atmosphere, especially for families with the beaches efforts to maintain children’s safety. Other less traditional beachside locations include an area which allows visitors to watch as fisherman do daily work on the shore, getting ready to leave a community known as having the largest active fleet of fishing boats in England. This is as much entertaining as it is educational.

    An upcoming cultural scene has given this community many venues from which to choose including the Stables Theatre and Art Center, hosting musical and theatrical performances. Electric Palace Cinema shows a variety of films in the heart of Old Town which is also the home of the Hasting Old Town Hall Museum which gives good background information on the community. A bit of the bizarre is found in the communities huts which had the original purpose of drying fishing nets. Various sizes and shapes and a lack of uniformity is seen amongst these tiny unique structures. Visitors seeking nothing more than a pint and the charming environment of a quiet local hangout can find several pubs along the seafront dating back to the early 1700’s.

    Things to do in Hastings, East Sussex

    Hastings allows its guests to enter medieval times and the seaside landscape of Hastings Castle. Complete with ruins of a chapel arch, scattered walls, and a dungeon open to the public, this castle demonstrates a turbulent history with original construction in the 1060’s, renovation in the 1200’s, and attack during WWII. Scattered remains exist however much of this castles remains have landed in the ocean. Structurally superior to Hastings Castle, Bodiam Castle in Rother Valley served its original purpose of halting French attack in the late 1380’s. This impressive fortresses construction is superior to all others in England with its moat and opulent living quarters.

    Entertainment abounds in this seaside community with the community’s aquarium, Underwater World, and its vast array of sharks and species of marine life, the Fishmarket with its museum, and Hastings Sea Life Center, and spectacular exhibits of dinosaurs and a nice collection of paintings and china within the Hastings Museum and art gallery.

    Weather in Hastings, East Sussex

    Located in the very south of the UK, the weather in Hastings is remarkably mild. Summers are usually wonderfully warm here, making the beach life a real joy to live. During the winter, conditions, although admittedly wet, remain mild enough to still enjoy the countryside or the quaint charm of the many Hastings attractions.

    Flights to Hastings, east Sussex

    Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London is the largest local entry point for anyone wishing to visit a self catering Hastings cottage, and there are excellent road and rail networks throughout the area.

    Sightseeing in and around Hastings

    Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Hastings a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Eastbourne Pier (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
    • Blue Reef Aquarium (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
    • East Hill Lift (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
    • West Hill Lift (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
    • Battle Golf Club (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
    • Rye Farm World (7.5 mi / 12 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Hastings

    If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 21°F.

    Exploring the natural landscape of Hastings

    Travellers love Hastings for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Hastings. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Hastings Country Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
    • St Helen's Wood (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
    • Alexandra Park (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Smugglers Adventure (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
    • Warrior Square Gardens (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
    • Pett Level Road Beach (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)