Hastings Seafront Parking
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Hastings is a seaside town, found in East Sussex on the South Coast of England. It is most renowned for the Battle of Hastings which took place at Senlac Hill in 1066. Before becoming known as a medieval Cinque port and then later in the 19th century was a popular seaside resort. Hastings is currently a fishing port and has the largest based fishing fleet in the UK.
Along Hastings seafront are an array of diverse boutique and high street brand shops, restaurants and cafes and a range of accommodation. It stretches three miles from the fishing fleet and the Old Town in the east to the pier, arcades and funfair rides along to Grosvenor Gardens.
The beach is a combination of shingles, pebbles and sand, with precise zones of the beach colourfully mapped out in order for children to identify safe areas, perfect for families, other areas are specifically for dog walkers and other parts for water sports.
It is a perfect place to spend the day sunning yourself, whilst your children play safely in the sea, followed by a stroll along the seafront. Stopping off for some fish and chips or a coffee and a cake in one of the many eateries that span the seafront.
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Parking at Hastings seafront
Along the Hastings seafront there are four car parks.
Pelham Place car park has 276 standard spaces and 18 disabled blue badge bays. Rock a Nore car park has 450 spaces and 15 disabled blue badge bays. Parking is free for blue badge holders for three hours, as long as a valid and up to date blue badge is displayed in the vehicle at all times. If longer hours are needed, then a ticket needs to be purchased.
Charges apply between 7.00am and 9.00pm Monday to Sunday, there is no charge after 9.00pm.
- Up to 1 hour - £1.80
- 2 hours - £3.30
- 3 hours - £4.40
- 5 hours - £6.60
- 10 hours - £7.80
- 24 hours - £9.00
Carlisle Parade car park has 171 standard spaces and 7 blue badge bays and The Pier Underground car park has 40 standard spaces and 2 blue badge bays. Disabled blue badge holders have 3 hours free parking and any further time needed, a ticket should be purchased. Blue badges need to be visibly displayed in vehicles at all times.
Charges apply Monday to Sunday 7.00am to 9.00pm. Parking is free of charge after 9.00pm.
- Up to 1 hour - £1.40
- 2 hours - £2.10
- 3 hours - £2.80
- 5 hours - £4.00
- 10 hours - £6.80
- 24 hours - £8.00
The Hasting Council page has further details on car parks in the area and other necessary information.
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Hastings train station which is served by both SouthEastern and Southern trains has arrivals and departures from London Charing Cross, London Bridge, London Victoria, Brighton and Gatwick Airport.
The train station sits a five minute bus ride or a seven minute walk away from Hastings seafront.
South Eastern Railway has full details on planning your journey to the seaside town of Hastings.
There are plenty of bus services around the area of Hastings, which offer various tickets. All of which stop either at the seafront or a short walk away from it. See either of the below links for information on bus timetables, journey planners, bus services and ticket prices for the East Sussex area including Hastings:
Hastings sits accessible from all across England.
From London and the North the M25 onto the A21 will directly lead to the town. Or the M20 and A2070 via the A259.
From the South and West, the A27 onto the A259 directly into Hastings.
If coming from abroad via either the Folkestone Eurotunnel or the Dover ferry port, use the M20 via the A2070 AND A259 into Hasting.
The sat nav, google maps and other map type sites will provide you with in depth directions on how to get to Hastings.
Area postcode for Hastings area: TN34
Hastings seafront is a seven minute walk from Hastings train station.
The nearest ferry port is Newhaven, this has departures and arrivals to the French port of Dieppe. The crossing time is around four hours. It takes an hour and five minutes by car or one hour 45 minutes by train with one change to get to Hastings seafront.
See New Haven port for further information.
The bigger ferry port in Dover, with crossing to Dunkirk and Calais in France which takes from two hours. It lies a one hour 15 minute drive or a two hour 15 minute train ride with one change away from Hastings seafront.
Check out Dover Port for more details.
Gatwick is the biggest international airport to Hastings. It provided flight across most parts of the globe, as well as domestic in country flights throughout England.
It takes around an hour and 15 minutes to drive to Hastings seafront from Gatwick or a direct one hour and 40 minute train journey.
Disabled Parking at Hastings seafront
In all four of the Hasting seafront car parks, there are disabled blue badge bays.
Pier Underground has two, Carlisle parade has seven, Pelham Place has 18, Rock-a-Nore has 15 and Marina has 12.
In each car park, blue badge holders are able to park free of charge for up to three hours, as long as they are parked wholly within designated disabled bays and a valid and up to date blue badge is displayed visibly in their vehicle at all times with a time clock set to the time of arrival.
If you require longer than three hours, then a ticket will need to be purchased.
To search for the disabled car park that is closest to Hastings seafront, see the Blue Badge Parking website.
Electric vehicle charging stations are available at several locations in Hastings. The closest ones to Hastings seafront are:
- Pelham Place car park
- Marina car park
A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
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Overnight, Weekends & Bank Holidays
Parking charges apply in all four seafront car parks Monday through Sunday from 7.00am to 9.00pm. This includes all bank holidays.
There is no charge overnight from 9.00pm to 7.00am. Car parks are however locked and there is no access to your car overnight.
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Where is Hastings?
Hastings lies in East Sussex on the South coast of England.
What is there to do along Hastings seafront?
Relax on the pebbly sandy beach, or try some fish and chips. Perhaps take a look in the various boutique and high street shops. There is plenty to do on a walk along the seafront.
Is there free parking at Hastings seafront?
Parking in the four seafront car parks apply until 9.00pm. From 9.00pm to 7.00am there is free parking.
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