The ruins we see today are the remains of a stone fortress (built after William of Normandy's coronation) which was practically impregnable from three sides
January 12, 2018
If you are in Hastings it is a must see. Castle ruins on top of the West Hill - the view across the channel and towards Beachy Head is amazing and inspiring. Don't go in as there is not much to see, but wander around green space.
December 23, 2017
1066 Castle on the West Hill.
September 25, 2017
Norman fortress ruins with dungeons, a cloistered chapel and an audio-visual show inside a tent.