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A virtulal walk around Hastings’ historic Old Town, with its wealth of historic buildings and literary associations

Join us for a fascinating tour of Hastings Old Town, the premier ancient Cinque Port, with its wealth of medieval, Tudor and later historic buildings. Many are hidden in narrow passages, known here as Twittens and Cat Creeps, often unseen by tourists and even by those who think they know their Hastings! Many of these buildings have fascinating histories.

Find out why celebrities flocked to Hastings, many settling permanently in the town.

Artists including Turner and the Pre-Raphaelites came and delighted in painting local scenes. It has been said that there are more paintings of Hastings than of any other English resort. 

Hastings also attracted famous authors such as Byron, Keats, the Rossettis, Edward Lear, Dickens, Lewis Carroll and Catherine Cookson. 

It is also a town steeped in history, going back to long before 1066 and forward beyond its front-line position in the Second World War

 

Hastings Fishermen's Museum

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