March into history on the most famous battlefield in England. Follow in the footsteps of the armies of William the Conqueror and King Harold as they clashed in 1066, and discover how the Normans overcame the Saxons to seize the kingdom and change English history forever.
Walk the battlefield trail to encounter carved wooden sculptures depicting Norman and Saxon soldiers and explore the atmospheric abbey, built by William soon after the conquest. Dig deeper into the past in the interactive exhibition and head to the gatehouse roof for stunning views over the battlefield.
With so much to see and do — including a brilliant medieval-themed adventure playground — Battle Abbey is a great value day out for the whole family. Book online now to get the best price and get ready for an unforgettable visit to this must-see site.
- Find out if you’re strong enough to carry a Norman shield into battle in the exhibition
- See the Harold Stone in the abbey — the very spot where the Saxon king was killed
- Stroll around the Victorian walled garden
- The Battle of Hastings re-enactment held every year in October