Trips

Trip to Hastings, 1066 Country, Old Town, Fishing Beach, Nature Reserve hike, 13km, Sun 27 Jun
£36.00Trip highlights:
– See Hastings Castle, William the Conqueror’s first fortification in England, towering over the town and sea – Walk along Europe’s oldest fishing beach with old fishing huts, net shops, colourful fishing boats and stalls selling the freshest fish and seafood straight from the ocean – 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 see lots of small rock-pools with sea-life – Take the steepest funicular railway in the UK – Take a relaxing stroll on the beautiful Hastings Pier – Ride on the Hastings Miniature Railway – Visit the curiously designed fishing net shops and fishing museum – See the fishing fleet at The Stade, keeping alive a thousand years of techniques and traditions
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Trip to Folkestone, Champagne Lighthouse, Coastal Park, Sandy Beaches, Cliff Hike, 17km, Sun 11 Jul
£34.00Trip highlights:
– Stroll through the pretty 19th century promenade on the cliffs high above the beach, and take the Zig Zag Path down the cliffs through caves and gardens. – Enjoy glass of champagne and live music at the Lighthouse Champagne Bar and dine at the street food stalls on the Harbour Arm, a former rail terminal that extends several hundred metres out to sea. – Head down the cobbled streets of the Creative Quarter to the performance spaces, shops, cafes, and live performances. – Hike through the cliffs and beaches of the 300-acre East Cliff and Warren Country Park, past 3 of the remaining Napoleonic-era Martello towers, where you can go fossil hunting. – Sunbathe on the sandy beach besides the life-sized bronze Folkestone Mermaid sculpture. – Visit the impressive Battle of Britain Memorial, a large propeller-shaped monument with a seated pilot at the centre.
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