1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey & Battlefield

1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey & Battlefield

Type: Historical
Telephone: 01424 775705
Overview:
For a memorable family day out in Sussex visit Battle Abbey, set on the site of the 1066 Battle of Hastings. Its an enjoyable way to discover more about the most famous date in English history.

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For a memorable family day out in Sussex visit Battle Abbey, set on the site of the 1066 Battle of Hastings. Its an enjoyable way to discover more about the most famous date in English history. A fascinating exhibition featuring CGI film and interactive displays tells the story of the great battle and paints a picture of England at the time of the conquest. The audio tour of the battlefield itself brings the momentous day to life. Explore the atmospheric abbey ruins and stand on the very spot where King Harold is said to have died. With so much to see and do, and fun events throughout the year this is one of the most popular visitor attractions in the South East. Check out the BBC Norman Season recently played on BBC2 and BBC4 and discover Norman life, supported by English Heritage. Don't Miss Discover the visitor centre where hands-on exhibits and spectacular film bring the drama of battle to life. Explore the atmospheric abbey ruins and take our inclusive audio tour.

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Postcode: TN33 0AD

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a great day out. alot of walking around outside so is better if the weather is nice. lots of place to stop for a picnic or a rest.

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  • 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey & Battlefield
  • Telephone: 01424 775705
  • Address: High Street, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0AD
  • Website: www.english-heritage.org.uk

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