1066 Country

With four galleries, six castles, 22 festivals and 15 museums, 1066 country is rich in history, art and culture. It also offers a traditional seaside experience and the white sand dunes of Camber make it the perfect summer’s day out. There is truly something for everyone in 1066 country.

Pevensey Castle

Castle Road, Pevensey, East Sussex, BN24 5LE
Founded in the 4th century as one of the last of the Roman ‘Saxon Shore’ forts, Pevensey Castle was also the landing place of William the Conqueror’s army in 1066. Later it was pressed back into service as an emergency stronghold in the Second World War.
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1066 Battle of Hastings Abbey & Battlefield

Battle Abbey, High Street, Battle, TN33 0AD
“March into history on the most famous battlefield in England. Follow in the footsteps of the armies of William the Conqueror and King Harold as they clashed in 1066, and discover how the Normans overcame the Saxons to seize the kingdom and change English history forever.
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