Outside shot of front of abbey gatehouse

History of Battle

  1. The Battle of Hastings
    The famous battle took place on 14 October 1066, and is one of the best known events in England’s history.
  2. Battle Abbey viewed from Abbey Green
    Visit the site of one of the most famous battles in England's history – the 1066 Battle of Hastings, and discover the fascinating story of events behind that historic date.
    1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. 1 Nov 202413 Feb 2025
    3. 14 Feb 202520 Feb 2025
    4. 21 Feb 202531 Mar 2025
  3. front external view of battle museum. A small brick building with pointed tiled roof with a weathervane on top.
    Special displays of Battle's industries over the centuries including the famous gunpowder production.
    1. Find out about this remarkable three-metre tapestry at St Mary's Church.
      1. Things to do in Battle
        Bustling boutiques, cosy cafes, a historic battlefield and a grand abbey set in prime walking country.
      2. What's on in Battle
        A year-round programme of events including arts, battle re-enactments and a fiery bonfire parade.
      1066 Country of Origin Original by nature
      Back to Top

      My Planner

      Nothing added yet! Explore the site to create your personal itinerary.

      Don't Miss

      • Accommodation

      • Things to See & Do

      • What's On

      • Food & Drink

      Accommodation Search

      Check Availability
      Arrival Date:
      Add Room
      Type:
      Area:
      Location
      Keyword:

      Things to Do Search

      Type:
      Area:
      Location
      Keyword:

      What's On Search

      Dates
      Type:
      Area:
      Location
      Keyword:

      Food & Drink Search

      Type:
      Area:
      Location
      Keyword:

      Shopping Search

      Type:
      Area:
      Location
      Keyword: