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 202213 Feb 2023
    3. 14 Feb 202320 Feb 2023
    4. 21 Feb 202331 Mar 2023
  3. Special displays of Battle's industries over the centuries including the famous gunpowder production.
    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
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