DATE & TIME:Sunday 5 April 2020 @ 11:30
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CATEGORIES:Beach,Boat trip,Castle,Church,Cliffs,Coast,Guided tour,Hills,History,Market,Monument,Museums,Nature reserve,Panoramic views,Park,Pier,Sea,Statues,Town,Abbey
COST:This amazing trip costs £ 35.00 . If you book at least 10 days early then there's a small discount.
This includes the well-organised trip, 2-way transport, guided walking tour, and some awesome travel buddies to make good friends.
EXTRA ACTIVITY COSTS:No extra activity costs.
DESTINATION INFO:Hastings is famous for the Battle of Hastings, where William the Conqueror’s invasion forces defeated the English army under King Harold and established the Normans as the rulers of England. It later became one of the medieval Cinque Ports, providing ships and men for the king’s service. It’s now a popular seaside resort and fishing port, a great place to enjoy the best English fish and chips. You can explore the Old Town with its half-timbered houses and shops, visit the remains of William the Conqueror’s first English castle which towers over the town and sea, learn more about the Battle of Hastings, take a ride up the UK’s steepest funicular railway, hike up the cliffs into the nature reserve, relax on the beautiful Hastings pier, chill on the beach beneath the cliffs at Rock-a-Nore and listen to the sounds of the sea, see Europe’s largest beach-launched fishing fleet.
HIGHLIGHTS:– See Hastings Castle, William the Conqueror’s first fortification in England, towering over the town and sea – Enjoy the delicious food and view at Maggie’s Fish & Chips restaurant Take the steepest funicular railway in the UK – Visit the curiously designed fishing net shops and fishing museum – See the lovely half-timbered houses and shops in Hastings Old Town – Take a stroll through Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve – Learn about the Battle of Hastings, which established the Normans as the rulers of England and changed the course of history – Chill on the beach beneath the cliffs at Rock-a-Nore and listen to the sounds of the sea – Take a relaxing stroll on the beautiful Hastings Pier – Ride on the Hastings Miniature Railway – See the fishing fleet at The Stade, keeping alive a thousand years of techniques and traditions
DEPARTURE:Bus stop "P", Inner London Crown Court, Elephant & Castle
Map & directions: https://goo.gl/maps/NCuDMeFx63QrGJP69
ITINERARY:# 8am – We’re meeting at bus stop “P”, which is opposite the Inner London Crown Court, Newington Causeway, London, SE1 6DR. It’s near Elephant & Castle station. Map: https://goo.gl/maps/5kcWxr9x7WYfc63GA . Arrive early so we can check you off the guest list, and you can meet everyone, and board the coach. # 8.20am – Coach departs. # 10.55am – We’ll begin our guided walking tour of the sights. # 1.30pm – Lunch break # 2.30pm – Free time to explore the town, visit museums, chill on the beach and pier, take a hike up the cliffs to admire the view across the town and sea, visit Hastings Castle, enjoy some fresh fish & chips, take some nice photos, and get some postcards and souvenirs. # 5.20pm – We’re meeting outside The Famous Cod Father Fish Bar, 10 E Parade, Hastings, TN34 3AL. Here’s a map: https://goo.gl/maps/SWrBdzZNafba59hD9 . This is where the coach will pick us up from. Arrive here early so you can find it and board the coach before it leaves. # 5.30pm – Coach departs. # 7.45pm – We’ll arrive back near Elephant & Castle station in London. Then we’ll go for food & drinks nearby. Bring your government photo ID for entry into the venue.
TRIP UPDATES:Unfortunately with the current Coronavirus situation we have to postpone this trip. As soon as it’s safe for everyone we’ll schedule a new date for this trip. Stay safe and see you in a few weeks!
NOTE:– Check the Transport For London website (https://tfl.gov.uk) for details of any issues on the public transport network on this date, and use the journey planner to find the best way to arrive at our morning meeting point on time. – This is an informal trip and you are free to go wherever you want. Just ensure that in the afternoon you arrive early to our meeting point to go back to London together. – You are responsible for your personal safety and your belongings at all times. – Details of our trip may be changed to ensure that our trip runs smoothly, so you should check this event description and the updates section regularly, before and during the trip. – You should buy your own travel insurance. – There are no refunds unless we cancel the trip, and places are non-transferable.
TERMS & CONDITIONS:By purchasing a place on this trip and/or attending, you and each of your guests, as applicable, confirm that you have read and agreed to our Terms & Conditions. Click here to read these: https://ukexplorers.co.uk/terms/
COME WITH US:Come with us as we go on another grand day out. It’s your chance to get out of London, enjoy a well-deserved break, discover this new place, see the famous and historic sights, try some local foods, take photos of your experiences, meet lots of wonderful guys and girls, and make some good friends. Book your place now to join us on a fantastic day out!
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