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  Watch the fishermen doing their work
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  • Watch the fishermen doing their work - Hastings
      Watch the fishermen doing their work
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  • Box found in the "fishing harbour" - Hastings
      Box found in the "fishing harbour"
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  • The fishing fleet - Hastings
      The fishing fleet
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Although tourism is the most important business in Hastings, fishing still plays a great role. Hastings is home to Britain's largest beach-launched fishing fleet. The fleet is based in an area between East Hill and the amusement park at the beach promenade. This "harbour" is open for visitors so that you can easily watch the fishermen doing their work. Close to the net shops and the fishermen's museum, you will also find some huts where the fishermen sell their products. As far as I saw it, these huts do not have fix opening times. I assume that they open depending on weather and availability of products. Although visitors are welcome, please keep in mind that it is a working area. So be careful when walking around.

P.S.: I am not sure what to think about that box. Do the Norwegians help out with their own fish when the fishermen in Hastings had a bad day? Or do local fishermen sellm their own products as "norwegian Salmon"? Who knows...

Directions: Close to the Fishermen's museum / East Hill and the amusement park.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 14, 2006
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