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Fascinated 4 year old.

This attraction really caught the imagination of our 4 year old. It’s really dated so don’t expect... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MarkH18
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Not bad.........

My family and I visited the Smugglers adventure caves in Hastings, East Sussex. Sussex is a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JemmaDouglas
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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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We visited this place as we wanted something different , it was amazing , the caves and tunnels are huge and the exibits are brilliant , would recommend , plus entry fee very reasonable , well worth the visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank snailman78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited over the weekend with my Wife and 4 year old Nephew. Although the tunnels and history are interesting alot of the interactive displays no longer work properly or are very out dated. This could be a really good attraction for the town if it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This attraction really caught the imagination of our 4 year old. It’s really dated so don’t expect a “Disney” experience but there is a projected short film with the ghost of a smuggler which was spooky enough to give her a fright without terrifying her....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MarkH18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited the Smugglers adventure caves in Hastings, East Sussex. Sussex is a beautiful place and I adore going there. My husband remembers going to the caves when he was younger and wanted to take our eldest son there (7). So on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JemmaDouglas
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear JemmaDouglas, Thank you for your review! We found it very entertaining! We are so glad to read you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back soon! Smugglers Adventure

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting attraction. There is a film section which is informative, there are various exhibits and interactive sections which are good for the kids. There are sections of the experience that are quite low - you have to stoop to get through, the floor could...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ken M
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ken M, Thank you for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again soon. Smugglers Adventure

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided to spend a half term day being tourists. Started at smugglers adventure and it didn't disappoint. Lots of low caves, interactive displays, history and fun to be had. Takes about 90mins to go round. Maybe bring a torch if you're not a fan of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MrsBsTravels
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear MrsBsTravels, Thank you so much for your five star review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again soon. Smugglers Adventure

Reviewed 16 February 2019 via mobile

I found this place online whilst staying nearby and wanting somewhere to go with my 5 year old and his grandparents. We followed the instructions as on the website, parking by the sea front and got a ticket for the West Hill Cliff Railway (tickets...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2019

Good afternoon! Thank you for your five star review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit! We hope to welcome you back again soon. Smugglers Adventure

Reviewed 19 January 2019

I went there with my 7 yr old and both found it enjoyable . To be fair I would have preferred a little more time to read the interesting stories but with a 7 yr old , who got a little frightened with long dark...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank hhegarty
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2019

Good afternoon, Thank you for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and would recommend us. Hope to welcome you back soon! Smugglers Adventure

Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

A good place to spend an hour. Interesting history which is generally well presented. The audio/visual shows are good. Our children when they were younger used to get scared/spooked by the place, but always loved it and wanted to come back. Now as older teenagers...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank SimonK270
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2019

Good afternoon, Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again soon! Smugglers Adventure

Reviewed 4 December 2018

This is a must visit. I can't believe how this has changed over the years and is now amazing. There are so many caves to explore and the historical story is very good. You will be missing a treat if you don't go.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChrisB7777
SmugglersAd, General Manager at Smugglers Adventure, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2019

Good afternoon! Thank you so much for your 5 star review! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again soon! Smugglers Adventure

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Response from sukipuss | Reviewed this property |
Looked online and the website says currently open from 10-00 til 5-00 dosnt mention Sunday times so I would assume it’s those times everyday , tel no 01424 422964 if u wish to call and check have a great time there ! X
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Hi Chris Thanks for the question. We can admit standard wheelchairs into the attraction but not motorised ones. However there are several sets of steps to get into the attraction to make you aware of. For more detail call us... More
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Yes you can buy at the entrance but I'm pretty sure it's cheaper online!
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