Group homestays in Hastings


centre1Hastings is an historic town in East Sussex, and is located 53 mi (85 km) south east of London. Hastings is most famous as being the site of the Norman invasion of 1066. Hastings Castle was built in 1070 by the Normans. It is located on the West Hill, overlooking the town centre.

The White Rock theatre is the venue of the annual pantomime and also hosts comedy, dance and music acts. The Stables stages more local productions and also acts as an arts exhibition centre. There are four museums in Hastings; the Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, the Old Town Hall Museum, the Hastings Fishermen’s Museum and the Shipwreck Museum.

There are many parks and open spaces located throughout the town, one of the most popular and largest being Alexandra Park. The park contains gardens, open spaces, woods, a bandstand, tennis courts and a cafe. Other open spaces include White Rock Gardens, West Marina Gardens, St Leonards Gardens, Gensing Gardens, Markwick Gardens, Summerfields Woods, Linton Gardens, Hollington woods, Filsham Valley, Warrior Square, Castle Hill, St Helens Woods and Hastings Country Park.



Hastings has four rail links: two to London, one to Brighton and one to Ashford.

Rates for Hastings

Prices are per night. Please note the below is a guide, please contact us for the full rates and list of supplements.

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High season is 1 February to 31 July and 1 September to 31 October.
Low season is 1 to 31 January, 1 to 31 August and 1 November to 31 December.

Supplements for Hastings

Supplement for leaders/drivers in twin room is £3.00 pppn on above prices.
Supplement for leaders in single room, subject to availability, is £6.00 pppn on above prices.
Supplement for drivers in single room is £10.00 pppn on above prices.
Extra packed lunch is £5.00 pppn.
A supplement of £2.00 per person per night will be added for 2 night stay bookings.

Booking fee

1-3 nights = £100.00
4-7 nights = £50.00
8 nights or more = £0.00

  • May include:
  • St Leonards
  • St Helen's
  • Silverhill
  • Alexandra Park
  • Bexhill
  • Catsfield
  • Westfield
  • Fairlight
  • Pett
  • Battle
  • Ninfield
  • Hooe


Please note that although we do cover the above areas we may not necessarily be recruiting new hosts in all areas at all times. If you are thinking of becoming a host, but would first like to confirm if we are currently recruiting in your area prior to completing the application form, please drop us a quick message on our contact us form and let us know your postcode. We will reply as quickly as possible.