- Try the Shipwreck Museum for tales of souls lost at sea then head to the nearby Blue Reef Aquarium to get up close and personal with numerous sea creatures.
- Visit the nearby town of Battle and see the site of the famous 1066 Battle of Hastings at Battle Abbey.
- Take a look at the John Logie Baird Collection at the Hastings Museum and Art Gallery - Baird was living in Hastings when he invented the television.
- Find out about the area’s links to 18th century smuggling at the Smugglers Adventure at St Clements Caves.
- In the other direction a five minute drive or bus journey takes you to the 7 mile stretch of dunes at Camber Sands, East Sussex’s biggest sandy beach and a dream for kite surfers, kite buggiers or sand castle builders.
- The Jerwood Gallery is home to the Jerwood Collection of 20th and 21st century art and an exhibition programme showcasing the best of modern and contemporary British art.
- Bexhill is just a short cycle ride or bracing seafront stroll from Hastings as far as elegant Bexhill, the birthplace of British motor racing. Visit the iconic De La Warr Pavilion, now a major arts centre. Bexhill Museum offers something for everyone from local history and archaeology to fashion and Bexhill’s motor heritage.