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Battle Abbey and Battlefield

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Stand at the centre of where England's future was fought. Imagine and discover the stories unfold, brought to life in the exhibition and in audio as you follow the footsteps of the Norman & Saxon soldiers. Watch the compelling film about the Norman...more
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High Street, Battle TN33 0AD, England
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All reviews audio guide english heritage king harold re enactment information boards car park short film well worth a visit longer walk non members walled garden david starkey interesting place to visit free audio great visit enjoyable visit entrance fee
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After walking around the town of battle I was told that the Abby hotel was good and it was several people in smiling friendly staff I asked for a cheese board and was not disappointed large pieces of cheese good selection about 10 different cheeses...More

Thank nanhort
Reviewed 2 days ago

Battle Abbey is a great venue for an educational day out. The visitor centre gives a great overview of the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The audio guide brings the battle to life as you walk around the battle field. A great day out for...More

Thank Nick L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are a delight. I purchased a snowglobe and the man of whom served me checked the item before purchase. This is not usual these days. The staff all smile and take pride in their posts. A wonderful kept castle- lovely facilities. I was...More

Thank maree123900
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although, I'm sure, it would be interesting on a rainy day because most of the attraction is outside and in some cases on grass a fine day such as we had shows it at its best. The portable audio commentary is well worth having as...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very entertaining day, we often visit but first time was there for this event. Lots to see, narrative throughout to explain history of the event. Good and drink and talks in the Abbey school.

Thank debsph28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had brilliant weather, which is a must to visit this place. Very nice walking around and reading the history. Nice cafe and museum shop. Absolutely worth a visit.

Thank Trond W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we visited the site with our english heritage membership which allowed us free entry & only a pound to park in the otherwise £3.50 car park. a very good historical site and well worth the visit, it offers good walks around the battlefield & grounds...More

Thank nigel b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good place for history buffs and people alike. Lots to do, great walk around the battlefield and an excellent cafe

Thank Emmy2805
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very interesting place to visit, as this date was so important in English history. The buildings around the gatehouse have been 'redeveloped' but it appears to me that all they have done is remove the display cabinets since the last time we were here, leaving...More

1  Thank DSofEastSussex
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my wife and daughter on 22nd October. Well worth a visit. The car park is £4.50 but reduced to £3.50 for visotors to the abbey ruins. Although the battle site is disputed, the walk is both pleasant and informative. We did not go...More

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My wife uses an electric wheelchair although on arrival they suggested that she used their all terrain buggy. She was able to get to the abbey and shop but not the battle site which follows a path through the woods and open... More
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