Galley Hill from Glyne Gap beach

Visitor information


  1. How to get here
    Despite the feeling of seclusion, it's easy to get here by rail, sea or road.
  2. Maps
    Explore our interactive map, or download maps for the main towns and villages in 1066 Country.
  3. Guides
    View or download our official guidebooks, all you need to know for planning your visit.
  4. Parking and Electric Vehicles
    Information about car parking and coach parking in 1066 Country.
  5. Wheelchair access
    Many of our sites are fully wheelchair accessible - find out more here.
  6. Dogs
    We love dogs in 1066 Country. Find out about dog-friendly pubs, cafes, accommodation and activities here.
  7. Hire a guide
    Blue Badge Guides who run expert tours of 1066 Country.
  8. exterior of rye information point
    Rye Town Hall is home to Rye's Information Point.
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  10. Things to do in 1066 Country
    Ancient settlements meet modern lifestyles, sparking a vibrant culture with so much to see and do.
  11. Destinations
    Visit the towns and villages of Battle, Bexhill, Bodiam, Camber, Hastings, Herstmonceux, Pevensey, Rye and Winchelsea.
  12. Hastings Visitor Information Centre exterior. East Sussex
    The visitor centre is now closed until Spring 2023 The Hastings Visitor Information Centre is conveniently located next to Hastings railway station. Follow the pathway left on exiting the station and you'll see it next to Subway fast food outlet. Hastings, the town that gave its name to the famous battle of 1066, is an ideal base for visiting the numerous castles, gardens and other fantastic attractions in the area. Hastings itself has a very historic medieval Old Town, vibrant seafront, magnificent country park nature reserve and many independent shops and eateries.

    1066 Country has a direct rail link to London and its airports, with a journey time of just 1 hour and 23 minutes from the capital. It’s also within easy reach of the main ferry ports and Eurostar terminals.

    1. Information for Chinese visitors
    2. Information for Dutch visitors
      2000 jaar geschiedenis en de combinatie van ongerepte kust en platteland maken van 1066 Country een droombestemming.
    3. Information for French visitors
      Avec 2000 ans d’histoire et des paysages de côtes et de campagne préservés, le Pays de 1066 est la destination dont vous avez toujours rêvé.
    4. Information for German visitors
      Heimatstätte von 2000 Jahren Geschichte, ist das 1066 Land das Reiseziel ihrer Träume.
    5. Information for Japanese visitors
      ト・サセックスにあります。ロンドンから南へ1時間15分ほど下る と、風光明媚なサセックスの田園風景の中に1066カントリーが広
    6. Information for Spanish visitors
      Busque lo que busque, la región le puede proporcionar dos milenios de experiencias mágicas en un solo viaje.
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