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Re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings

Battle Abbey, High Street, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0AD
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Re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings at Battle Abbey, East Sussex.

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Get up close to one of the most important battles in English history, as armies clash in the famous Battle of Hastings re-enactment. Taking place on the very spot where King Harold and Duke William fought in 1066, our re-enactment is an epic festival weekend for all ages. 

Take to the field and visit the encampments of Norman and Saxon soldiers on either side of the historic battlefield, and discover what life was like in an 11th century army. See the weapons and armour worn by Saxon and Norman soldiers, learn about the clothes they wore and the food they ate, and watch them practice their crafts. Meet falconers and their majestic birds of prey, or take a wander down medieval traders row for a special souvenir. Among the Abbey ruins, there's lots for kids to enjoy, from mock kids battles to storytelling, medieval music and have-a-go-archery. In the reenactment itself, watch in awe at a real life medieval battle, as Norman and Saxon armies bring the story of 1066 to life.
 

Guide Prices

Member (Adult)    £7.50
Member (Child)    £4.50
Member (Concession)    £6.80
Member (Family)    £19.50
Adult    £22.00
Child, 5-17 years    £13.20
Concession    £19.90
Family    £57.20

Price includes entry to the event and the site. Admission only to holders of valid visitor tickets and contracted re-enactors. Purchase your tickets online via the English Heritage website, or by calling English Heritage' dedicated Ticket Sales Team on 0370 333 1183 (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30pm, Sat 9am – 5pm). Tickets will also be available to purchase at the event site on the day.

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  • Cafe

Parking & Transport

  • Railway station within walking distance

Provider Preferences

  • Outdoor Event

Specialist Features

  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given

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Video

  • YouTube video - making a stew

Opening Times

1066 Battle of Hastings (10 Oct 2020 - 11 Oct 2020)
DayTimes
Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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