BECOME PART OF THE BIGGEST BRAND IN HISTORY
1066 COUNTRY MEMBERSHIP
We’re a thriving public and private sector partnership that has over 15 years tourism experience combined with a strong track record of delivering real value to our members.
We bring together Hastings Borough Council, Rother District Council, Wealden District Council, Tourism South East, National Trust and English Heritage alongside scores of private businesses like yours.
We promote 1066 Country as a high quality, all year round destination to both day and staying visitors, making families, cultural explorers, 'empty nesters' and the generation our priority. We target the south east of England within a 3 hour drive time and our key overseas markets include Belgium, France, Germany and the Netherlands.
We’re committed to developing the tourism industry in our area, currently worth over £554 million per year and supporting 12,600 jobs.
The Battle of Hastings is the most famous event in English history and it happened right here in the heart of 1066 Country.
Our internationally recognised brand is built around a stunning 378 square mile area of historic coast and countryside that not only includes Battle, Bexhill, Hastings and Rye but stretches from Herstmonceux to Camber and north to Bodiam and Burwash.
With a flourishing arts scene and a quirky events calendar, visitors love our combination of culture and tradition.
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