On this spot in the year 1066, the armies of King Harold and William the Conqueror clashed at the Battle of Hastings. Now you can stand on the very site where this decisive struggle was fought and England’s future decided. Explore abbey ruins and meet the Normans and Saxons on our sculpture trail. See the new gatehouse exhibition revealing the abbey’s role in the country’s future, then head to the roof for stunning views of the battlefield. Allow the stories of battle to unfold and discover its atmosphere for yourself.

From just £4 a month, entrance to 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield is included in English Heritage membership, providing families with access to hundreds of attractions across the country.

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