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Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

Battle Abbey and Battlefield are just a short 15 minute walk from Battle Station which has frequent trains from London and The South Coast. You can also reach Battle by bus from Bexhill, Hastings and other East Sussex Towns. Our journey planner will show you train and bus times and walking routes.

Enjoy 20% off entry when you visit us car-free, showing a train or bus ticket or a bike helmet on arrival – terms and conditions apply.

National Route 2 passes through Hastings, about 6 miles from Battle. Plan your cycle trip here.

The 1066 Country Walk passes through Battle.

There is a taxi rank at Battle Station, or you can book a taxi with Abbey Taxis 01424 777776, Buddy’s Taxis 01424 777782 or A K Rother Taxi Services 01424 400247.

A group of 3 or more can save 34% on journeys with Southeastern Railway with Groupsave.

An East Sussex Day Rider ticket offers unlimited travel on Stagecoach South East buses in East Sussex.

A South Downs Discovery Ticket gives a day’s unlimited travel on most buses in Kent, Sussex, Surrey and East Hampshire.

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains. And here’s information on accessibility at Battle Abbey.

About 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield

Explore the atmospheric abbey, built by William the Conqueror to atone for the bloodshed of 1066. Find out if you're strong enough to carry a Norman shield into battle in the exhibition. Walk the battlefield trail and encounter wooden carvings of Saxon and Norman soldiers. See the Harold Stone in the abbey — the very spot where the Saxon king was killed. Stroll around the Victorian walled garden. Climb to the gatehouse roof for epic views over the town beneath.

For any queries about visiting contact 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield on 0370 333 1181 or customers@english-heritage.org.uk

Address: Battle Abbey, High Street, Battle, East Sussex TN33 0AE. Visit Website