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Unfortunately the Battlefield Walk is closed due to the extremely wet ground conditions. The abbey, ruins, gatehouse, exhibitions, shop and café all remain open as usual.
Escape the traffic and travel to 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield by train, bus or bicycle and be rewarded with 20% off your walk-up ticket. Show your bus or train ticket, or bike helmet, at the point of purchase to receive your discount. English Heritage are working with Good Journey to encourage sustainable travel to 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield, click here to find out more and for help planning your route.
After a bloody battle lasting over nine hours from dawn until dusk, William of Normandy defeats King Harold of England on a battlefield 8 miles from Hastings.
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William is crowned King of England at Westminster.