The Battle of Hastings


Sat 14 - Sun 15 Oct 2017 


10am - 5pm


1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield 

Suitable For


Re-live the atmosphere and tension, as more than 600 soldiers clash in the infamous Battle of Hastings re-enactment. Step foot in the encampments, see the displays, meet the falconers, and the cavalry. Have a go at archery and have fun in a kids battle, meet the authors, visit the medieval traders and perhaps try a pint of mead. 

Witness the action on the date that changed history and immerse yourself in medieval life. An action packed and entertaining event for all the family. 

Buy your tickets now for fast track entry and a 10% earlybird discount. 

This year we have also introduced a weekend ticket, so you can now benefit from a 20% discount on the standard day price if you buy a ticket for both days. 

Travel Information: the Battle Abbey car park will only be available to blue badge holders from 14-15 October. During this time, all other vehicles should follow AA signs to the event field parking via Powdermill Lane.


Type Price
Member (Adult) 5.80
Member (Child) 3.30
Member (Concession) 5.00
Member (Family) 13.30
Adult 17.00
Child, 5-15 years 10.00
Concession 15.10
Family 42.40

Price Notes

Full prices are shown, a 10% earlybird discount will be applied if you go to purchase online today. Buy a weekend ticket to visit on both days and benefit from a 20% saving on the standard price. Price includes entry to the event and the site. Only re-enactors confirmed to attend, and holders of valid visitor tickets will be admitted. English Heritage Life Members should call our ticket sales team on 0370 333 1183 to reserve your free tickets. Buy online now for fast track entry and a 10% earlybird discount. Discounted tickets are only on sale while availability lasts.

How to book

Purchase your tickets today here online. You can also purchase by calling our dedicated Ticket Sales Team on 0370 333 1183  (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30 Sat 9am – 5pm). We cannot guarantee any tickets will be available to purchase at the event site on the day as they may sell out in advance. EH Life Members should also reserve tickets by calling the Ticket Sales Team number.

How to find us

High Street, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0AD
East Sussex, South East

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