Welcome to Hastings, an ever-popular seaside town in East Sussex, located on the south coast of England. It gets its name from the famous Battle of Hastings, which took place a mere 8 miles away.
This makes it a must-see tourist destination among history fans, in particular. However, it is likewise an excellent place for an Afternoon Tea in Hastings.
Archaeological evidence suggests that people have inhabited the area surrounding Hastings since at least the Bronze Age. Centuries later, Iron Age forts populated the East and West hills.
It rose to prominence after the infamous Norman Conquest in 1066. It later became one of the medieval Cinque Ports along with the likes of Sandwich, Dover and New Romney.
Today, there are many reasons to visit Hastings. Why not start by wandering along its quintessentially English beaches? Alternatively, take a stroll down the iconic Old Town.
Here, you will find a variety of shops, restaurants and Afternoon Tea Hastings establishments.