Hastings Country Park, Hastings

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Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
Hastings Country Park was formed in 1974 and covers 345 hectares (850 acres) east of Hastings in England. Sandstone cliffs, glens covered with gorse and trees, footpaths, nature trails, picnic areas and ample car parking are some of the features at the country park. Set in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it is also a Local Nature Reserve as Hastings Country Park & Fairlight Place Farm. An area of 184.5 hectares (456 acres) has been designated Hastings Cliffs Special Area of Conservation. Most of the park is in Hastings Cliffs to Pett Beach Site of Special Scientific Interest and it is also part of Hastings Cliffs Special Area of Conservation and Dungeness, Romney Marsh and Rye Bay Special Protection Area. Two areas in the park are Geological Conservation Review sites.
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  • My wife and I drove to the car park at the northern end of the nature reserve and set-off walking on a baking hot summer day. Far too hot for the hills and dales so we ended up spending some time...  more »
  • We enjoyed our visit but we chose to drive here as we had seen reviews of accessible paths (as one of our group uses a wheelchair). The accessible path runs out pretty soon so would not recommend for....  more »
  • Amazing place with lovely heath, farm and outstandingly beautiful woodland. The walk along the dripping well stream is almost like a rainforest. Very quiet and dogs allowed off lead nearly everywhere.
  • This is little area of the country park, rather than the large area up on the Fire Hills. It's many a recreational area where you can kick a football around, have a picnic or a BBQ. There are picnic tables and a few BBQ trays to use. It isn't a huge area to walk and doesn't have the views of the Fire Hills but it's still nice to go for somewhere quiet to take the dog.

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