Welcome to 1066 country 

Named after the most famous battle in English history, Battle has echoed with amazing stories for nearly two thousand years. Today, the area is home to so many things to see and do that you'll be sure to create some pretty legendary tales of your own.

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Hastings

Just 15 minutes away from us by train and 20 by car, Hastings retains the character and charm of a Victorian seaside resort but is also a thriving cultural hub and has a gloriously quirky side too. Explore the lanes and passageways of the Old Town, with its vintage shops, boutiques and cafés. Join the fun of the fairground and the crazy golf and enjoy the legendary fish and chips, candy floss and ice cream,. Down on the beach, don't miss the famous black fishing huts and the Hastings Contemporary gallery that sits proudly amongst them.

Hastings, UK

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Battle Brewery

Our friends at the award-winning Battle Brewery create natural, vegan-friendly beers with no additives, filtration or chemicals. They produce craft and traditional beer styles, using the finest quality ingredients, taking their inspiration from the beautiful historic surroundings of 1066 country. You'll get a warm and friendly welcome at their microbrewery and they also have a bottle shop in the High Street.

Beech Farm, N Trade Rd, Battle TN33 0HN, UK

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Battle Museum of Local History

Set in the beautiful walled gardens of Battle's Almonry, this charity-based, independent and accredited museum is solely run by volunteers. It offers a tantalising glimpse into Battle's rich history - from dinosaurs, the Roman occupation and the Norman invasion to life in the two World Wars.

42 High St, Battle TN33 0EE, UK

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Battle Abbey and battlefield

Discover the atmosphere of one of England’s most significant historic sites on an unforgettable day out. In the year 1066, the armies of King Harold and William the Conqueror clashed here at the Battle of Hastings. Now, you can stand on the very spot where this decisive struggle was fought and England’s future decided. See the Harold stone, marking the spot where King Harold fell, or walk the battlefield trail to encounter carved wooden sculptures depicting Norman and Saxon soldiers. Take in the beautiful Sussex landscape, and enjoy the fresh air and open spaces surrounding the breathtaking ruins of the Abbey built, by William shortly after his victory.

High St, Battle TN33 0AE, UK

Wild times.