Overview

Hastings Pier is open 7 days a week. Current opening times are as follows:

Sunday - Wednesday: 10am-7pm
Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10am-10pm

From Monday 2nd October, the pier's opening hours will change to:

Sun – Thurs: 10am-5pm
Fri and Sat: 10am-10pm

To ease running costs during our quieter Autumn/Winter months The Pavilion restaurant will close on Mondays and Tuesdays. A pop-up café will run on the Upper Deck or in The Deck building (depending on the weather).

The Deck building (including the Hastings Pier Shop) is open from 10am-5pm every day.

Please note that these hours are subject to change dependent on weather. Opening times vary depending on events and the time of year.

VISITOR NOTICE: Dogs on short leads allowed in The Deck and on the Upper Deck from Monday 4th September – Read more here

Take part in an exciting and varied programme of free and ticketed events throughout the year. Please see our Events Calendar for more information.

Fishing takes place on the Pier at specified dates and times only. Up-to-date timetables are available via Paul's Tackle in Hastings - please call 01424 433404 for more information and to book (booking essential).

Enjoy a range of delicious food and drink in The Pavilion Restaurant & Bar, Café on The Deck and food & beverage kiosks.


Explore the Pier’s fascinating heritage in The Deck.


Remember your visit with a souvenir from Hastings Pier Shop and our retail kiosks.


Free WiFi!


We welcome group visits – please email info@hpcharity.co.uk, and we will help you plan your visit so that you can make the most of your day.


To keep our new pier safe, clean and welcoming for every visitor, we ask everyone to follow these simple rules:

  • The Pier is a No Smoking zone.
  • Cyclists please dismount before entering the Pier.
  • Anyone riding equipment with hard wheels (scooters, skateboards etc) please dismount before entering the pier to avoid damage to the wooden deck (apart from small children on scooters).
  • Appropriate footwear and clothing must be worn at all times.
  • Ball games and kite flying is inappropriate on the Pier, please use the beach.
  • Well-behaved dogs on leads with responsible owners are welcome to promenade the Pier decking. Dogs are not permitted at events, in buildings, food areas, or on the Upper Deck (with the exception of assistance dogs).
  • Fishing is only permitted at specified times. Booking via Paul's Tackle (01424 433404) essential.
  • Motor vehicles are not allowed without authorisation from Pier management, except mobility scooters. Speed limit: 2mph.
  • Prohibited items include alcohol (with the exception of beverages purchased from the Pier bar), drugs, sharp objects and weapons of any kind.
  • Climbing on or jumping from the Pier is highly dangerous and not permitted.
  • CCTV and covert CCTV is in operation on this Pier.
  • Hastings Pier reserves the right to refuse admission at any time, and is not held responsible for any loss or damage to property however caused.