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Smugglers Adventure

St. Clements Caves Cobourg Place | West Hill, Hastings TN34 3HY, England
+44 1424 422964
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Always a Joy

Being local I have been to the Smugglers Adventure countless times over the years. I love its... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Aimee T
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Winchelsea, United Kingdom
Going underground

Very interesting, more to see than I was expecting. Good place to retreat on a hot day. Not for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Spen B
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Hertford, United Kingdom
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Deep in the heart of Hastings West Hill lies the Smugglers Adventure, acres of caverns that conceal the thrilling history of smugglers, bootleggers and warring bloodthirsty gangs.Visitors can explore the labyrinth of secret tunnels and passages and discover the dangers and hardships faced by Sussex smugglers in the eighteenth century.More than 70 life-size characters, interactive displays, eerie lighting and sound effects and dramatic recreations bring this mysterious and often bloody world vividly to life.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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St. Clements Caves Cobourg Place | West Hill, Hastings TN34 3HY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Being local I have been to the Smugglers Adventure countless times over the years. I love its charm, and the staff are always friendly. Yeah it could do with updating in some areas, some of the parts don't always work, but to me its all...More

Thank Aimee T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting, more to see than I was expecting. Good place to retreat on a hot day. Not for high heels!

Thank Spen B
Reviewed 19 October 2017

this place could really do with some TLC. Many of the hands on activities are not working which is a real shame. Enjoy walking down through the long tunnel, but watch your head. The film shows are good and informative. Staff friendly, but just lacks...More

Thank BargeeGirl
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Dear BargeeGirl, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and will take all your comments on board. Kind regards, Smugglers Adventure

Reviewed 15 October 2017

We've lived in Hastings for a while but never made it to this place - it's something you need to go looking for anyway, the entrance is tucked out of sight and signs are poor from the nearest roads and paths. We were therefore very...More

Thank Harry B
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Dear Harry B, Thank you for your review, we are so glad you enjoyed your visit! For future guests - regarding the tunnel there is a staff member in this area who can take you through a "cut through" if you are unable to bend...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

We visited these caves for the first time and found them to be very interesting with lots of audio/visual displays . At times can been difficult to walk, and may be a problem with someone with walking difficulties, but I guess taking it slowing would...More

Thank wonderfree41
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Dear wonderfree41, Thank you for your review we are so glad you enjoyed your visit and took advantage of the multi attraction ticket. For future guests - we do warn guests with signage of the uneven floors etc prior to arrival and we sell torches...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

This was quite interesting, mostly about the smuggling days, some interactive things for kids, i enjoyed it.

Thank Sally H
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Dear Sally H, Thank you for your kind review. We are so glad you had a good visit and hope to see you again soon. Smugglers Adventure

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Was very hilly but worth the vist lovely veiws from up there not sure about eating ,we didn't, if don't fancy the walk up there is a bus you can take.

Thank mandysquire779
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Dear mandysquire779m, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We don't offer any catering on site currently. Hope to see you again soon. Smugglers Adventure.

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Kind of meant for kids but interesting to see the caves and hear a bit of the history. You don't need a ton of time but worth doing.

Thank Reese Y
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Dear Reese Y, Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit - the caves are an attraction that appeals to all ages! Hope to see you again. Smugglers Adventure.

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I still really enjoy going here. I went a few times many years ago when spending my summer holidays in Hasting with my grandparents. This year I returned with my children 9 & 7. I really enjoyed it as did my wife and kids. Well...More

Thank Dan R
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Dear Dan R, Thank you for your 5 star review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and it's great to hear how many of your family have visited over the years. Hope to see you again soon and then with your own grandchildren...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017

We enjoyed this day out, I had been about 15 years ago and this was a return visit, it is the same but improved and having visited before did not distract from the enjoyment. This is fun and historic consequently appeals on many levels.

Thank Ade1905
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Dear Ade1905, Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon! Smugglers Adventure

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Sara M
15 September 2017|
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Response from SmugglersAd | Property representative |
Hi Sara, Smugglers Adventure is a great attraction for all ages of children. 99% of children love the experience, the occasional child may get a little scared of the darker parts however once they get to the games area it... More
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amymartin13
25 August 2017|
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Response from n23 | Reviewed this property |
hia! they project a film onto the caves and captain jack talks and explains everything. . .but maybe 3 and 5 a little young. . .at one point they captain jack does talk about how he dies ! and they may get frightened ! i... More
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Claireebp
18 August 2017|
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Hi Dogs are not allowed in the attraction unless they are assistance dogs. Hope this helps. Smugglers Adventure
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