1066 The Battle of Hastings


Sat 13 - Sun 14 Oct 2018  




1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield 



A group of soldiers prepare for battle.

Awarded Silver in the Category of Tourism Event/Festival of the Year, Beautiful South Awards 2017

Relive the atmosphere and tension, as over 600 soldiers clash in our award winning Battle of Hastings re-enactment. With a full festival atmosphere and activities and displays to keep you awestruck all weekend, we’re bringing the story of 1066 to life.

Set foot in the Norman and Saxon encampments and learn about life in an 11th century army. Meet falconers and their majestic birds of prey, try your hand at archery and watch superb displays of cavalry horsemanship. Muster your kids and have fun in the junior battle of hastings, and pick up a special souvenir from medieval traders. You can even try a horn of mead!

The Battle of Hastings is our most popular event of the year, and tickets can sell out fast. We strongly recommend pre-booking to avoid disappointment. Buy your tickets now for fast track entry. A weekend ticket is available, so you can now benefit from a 20% discount on the standard day price if you buy a ticket for both days. 

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for all you need to know on planning your visit to the Battle of Hastings Event. 

Travel Information:
To cut down on queue time and ease traffic congestion in Battle town, if possible please travel to the event by train. Battle Train station is only a short walk from the Abbey.

The Battle Abbey car park will only be available to blue badge holders from 13-14 October. During this time, all other vehicles should follow AA signs to the event field parking via Powdermill Lane.

Book online today to receive a 10% Earlybird discount on your tickets.


Type Price
Member (Adult) £6.50
Member (Child) £3.90
Member (Concession) £5.90
Member (Family) £16.90
Adult £18.30
Child, 5-17 years £11.00
Concession £16.50
Family £47.60

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. 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 using our online system below or by calling our dedicated Ticket Sales Team on 0370 333 1181 (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30 Sat 9am – 5pm).  Tickets will also be available to purchase at the event site on the day.u

By phone
0370 333 1183

(Mon - Fri 9:30am - 5:30 Sat 9am - 5pm)

How to find us

Property: 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield
Address: High Street, Battle, TN33 0AD
Location: Battle, East Sussex, South East

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