Battle Abbey stands on the battlefield where the Battle of Hastings was fought in 1066, when invading Normans defeated the Anglo-Saxons. The abbey was founded in 1070, but little of the original Norman building remains and most of what you see today dates from the 14th century.
- High Street, Battle, East Sussex TN33 0AD
- Telephone (01424) 775705
- Website www.english-heritage.org.uk
- Admission £8
- Open 1 Jan–15 Feb Sat–Sun 10am–4pm; 16–20 Feb 10am–4pm daily; 21 Feb–29 Mar Sat–Sun 10am–4pm; 30 Mar–30 Sep 10am–6pm daily; 1 Oct–2 Nov 10am–5pm daily; 3 Nov–31 Dec Sat–Sun 10am–4pm