Events for 1066 Battle of Hastings Abbey & Battlefield

Knights Tournament at Battle Abbey

1066 Battle of Hastings Abbey & Battlefield

High Street, Battle, East Sussex

13th July 2019 - 14th July 2019

Go back in time and get closer to the action as rival knights compete in the ultimate test of strength and skill on the field of the 1066 Battle of Hastings. Arrows will fly, swords will clash and the winner will be decided in the Grand Melee finale.

Immerse yourself in medieval life in the encampment, where you can meet people from the Middle Ages and try on knight’s armour for yourself, witness hand crafts, weapon repairs, cooking and life at camp. Budding warriors can join in with drills out on the field, and even get a taste of medieval combat in the kids’ battle.

Get your tickets now and book your place at one of history’s most spectacular sporting contests.

PRICES
Member (Adult) £2.50
Member (Child) £1.50
Member (Concession) £2.30
Member (Family) £6.50
Adult £14.70
Child, 5-17 years £8.90
Concession £13.40
Family £38.50

HOW TO BOOK
Ticket price includes entry to the event and site. Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult. Purchase your tickets today using English Heritage' online system, or by calling their dedicated Ticket Sales Team on 0370 333 1183 (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30 Sat 9am – 5pm). Tickets will also be available to purchase at the event site on the day. Please note telephone bookings will close at 3pm the day before the event or on Friday if the event is running on a weekend.

The Battle of Hastings

1066 Battle of Hastings Abbey & Battlefield

High Street, Battle, East Sussex

12th October 2019 - 13th October 2019

Hear the clash of sword on shield and feel the thunder of galloping hooves, as over 600 warriors clash in the infamous Battle of Hastings re-enactment; an epic festival of displays, activities and re-enactments to keep you awestruck all weekend.

Speak to Norman and Saxon soldiers in their encampments by the famous battlefield, and learn about life in an 11th century army. Meet falconers and admire majestic birds of prey, try your hand at archery and watch superb displays of cavalry horsemanship. Muster your kids for a junior battle of Hastings, or wander along medieval traders row to pick up a special souvenir. You can even get into the spirit of your Norman and Saxon ancestors by trying a horn of mead!

Purchase your tickets online via the English Heritage website, or call the dedicated booking line on 0370 333 1183 (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30 Sat 9am – 5pm). When booking, please include any children under 5 years of age. Children under 5 years of age are free of charge, but must still have an admission ticket.