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This wreck is to found only at low tides but its also the area surrounding the wreck that makes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hastings, United Kingdom
A piece of history.

Waited for low tide and was rewarded with a small section of this wreck. You are able to walk up to... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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Bulverhythe Beach, Hastings, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wreck is to found only at low tides but its also the area surrounding the wreck that makes this a great location to visit. Bulverhythe beach is formed as a bay which increases size when the tides out, its off the beaten track between...More

Thank GeoffLUL
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This shipwreck sounded really interesting and we were keen to see it. Unfortunately, it is only visible at a very low tide and when we were in Hasting, low tide was about 9pm. This meant it was a balance between the tide being low enough...More

2  Thank pamelaajones034
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Waited for low tide and was rewarded with a small section of this wreck. You are able to walk up to it to get the idea of its size. The rudder is obvious, but the shape of the wreck varies according to tides.There are information...More

1  Thank BargeeGirl
Reviewed 24 December 2017

Said to have eventually sunk in the sinking sand, after having run aground after battling a huge storm off Eastbourne and sustaining damage, the Amsterdam is said to have gone down with silver bullion aboard. There are only a few times a year when the...More

2  Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 15 July 2017

At certain low, low tides you can see this amazing wreck. Stand in the middle of it and you'll get a feel for the exact size The Amsterdam actually was. Apparently some interesting things have been found under the sand around the wreck and I've...More

2  Thank wayne321
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Where was it? :) The tide was wrong, so there was nothing else to see than 'waves'. One could enjoy that, but to see the wreck, you must have a very low tide. VERY low ...

1  Thank Wil283
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Was exciting to see something hundreds of years old that's only visible sometimes. Finally found a time of low low tide when we were free to go view. Get on top of the hastings council tide timetables before you go...you want low tide to be...More

2  Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A wonderful chance to walk around a 250 year old wreck, a replica of which sits in Amsterdam harbour. It can only be seen when the tide is far out so check before you travel.

Thank William C
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The Amsterdam is a shipwreck that is visible on the beach. Some of its lost cargo is in the shipwreck museum near to East Hill funicular railway.

1  Thank rayrest
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Great to see something with so much history behind it, highly recommend a trip to the wreck museum first to learn about The Amsterdam and it will make it so much more worthwhile.

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