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1066 Battle Abbey and Battlefield

High Street, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0AD

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1066 Battle Abbey and Battlefield

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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.

Explore the award-winning exhibition which brings alive the dramatic story of the Norman Conquest and its significance in the tumultuous history of England. End your day by relaxing in the cafe. The annual re-enactment of 1066 Battle of Hastings takes place every year during October.   Days out worth talking about!
 

 

 

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£11.20 per ticket
Concession ticket£10.10 per ticket
2 + 3£29.10 per ticket
Aged 5-15£6.70 per ticket
Child under 5 FreeFree

Free entry for children under five years old.

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    1036
  • Very Good
    629
  • Average
    122
  • Poor
    32
  • Terrible
    13

Recent Reviews:

  • Z8338MYpauls
    Kendal, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Lovely day out for 1066
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 11th August 2019
    Great place to lose yourself for 3+ hours. Most areas accessible for wheelchairs and buggies and the information audio guide was interesting and not too long winded. Exhibition film with David... Read full review
  • P2616BSGT
    Texas
    Be sure to get the audio guide
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 15th August 2019
    The abbey ruins and battlefield are obviously historically significant and the audio guide really brings them to life. Without the guide, the battlefield walk would have been just a pleasant walk... Read full review
  • Anonymous621
    Washington DC, District of Columbia
    Wonderful historic site to visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 16th August 2019
    Battle Abbey and Battlefield are well worth a visit. Although not much remains of the original abbey, the ruins that you can visit are lovely and evocative. I was lucky enough to arrive just as a... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A21. A21, from London then follow the A2100 to Battle. Located at the south end of Battle High Street.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Battle. Signposted.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Loop system for audio guides
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Braille and audio guide
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access

Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages

  • French audio guide
  • German audio guide
  • Japanese audio guide

Catering

  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Soft drinks, biscuits and ice-cream.
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking
  • Parking (charge)

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 02:30
  • Delta accepted
  • Groups Accepted - None.
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 100
  • Min group size - 11
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Opening Times

Open New Year
April - end September 2019 (1 Apr 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 18:00
October - 03 November (1 Oct 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
04 November - 22 December (4 Nov 2019 - 22 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - FridayClosed
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
26 December - 01 January (26 Dec 2019 - 1 Jan 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Early 2020 (2 Jan 2020 - 14 Feb 2020)
DayTimes
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Feb Half Term (15 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
24 February - end March (24 Feb 2020 - 31 Mar 2020)
DayTimes
Wednesday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

* Closed: Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Special Offers

  • Save 10% on tickets for the Knights' Tournament (13 & 14 July 2019) by booking online via the events page below before Friday 12 July.
    https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/whats-on/1066-Battle-Abbey-Knights-Tournament-13-14-Jul-2019

    Save 10% on tickets for the Battle of Hastings (12 & 13 October 2019) by booking online via the events page below by Friday 11 October.
    https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/whats-on/1066-battle-of-hastings/

    More offers like this - General

Events

Saturday, 12th October 2019 - Sunday, 13th October 2019

Re-enactment of the Battle of HastingsHear the clash of sword on shield and feel the thunder of galloping hooves, as over 600 warriors clash in the infamous Battle of Hastings re-enactment – an epic festival of displays, activities and re-enactments to keep you awestruck all weekend. 
more info

Route Guides

Awards

  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2017/18 - Silver Beautiful South Awards Winners 2017/18 - Silver 2018
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2017/18 - Bronze Beautiful South Awards Winners 2017/18 - Bronze 2017
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Tourism South East Member 2018 Tourism South East Member 2018 2018

What's Nearby

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    0.02 miles away
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  1. Experience the hidden history of Battle as revealed by its residents.

    0.29 miles away
  2. Special displays of Battle's industries over the centuries including the famous gunpowder…

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  3. The parkland golf course measures 6269 yards and with a variety of obstacles including…

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  4. Carr Taylor Wines,whose winery is at Westfield, are producers of award-winning sparkling…

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  5. England's oldest organic vineyard, established in 1979. A woodland nature trail forms…

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  6. 1066 Target Sports is the UK's largest indoor family friendly target sports venue. Housed…

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  7. Recruits, get ready! It’s time to battle your way to victory in our Nerf Wars indoor…

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  8. Varied collection of water pumps mainly from the steam era including 1904 Tangye and 1940…

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  9. Brede High Woods is the Trust’s largest ancient woodland, six miles north of Hastings in…

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  10. This picturesque area of Bexhill is home to some fine examples of Georgian architecture…

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  11. Combe Valley Countryside Park is a joint project between Hastings Borough Council, Rother…

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  12. Take a trip around the picturesque Manor Gardens, with wonderfully colourful plants and…

    4.95 miles away
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