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As an English Heritage member, going here is free. There is so much to see and do, and for those... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Surpricingly good - well worth the visit!

We have all heard of the battle - but to wlak through the historic site with the excellent... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gorm Bagger A
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Stand at the centre of where England's future was fought. Imagine and discover the stories unfold, brought to life in the exhibition and in audio as you follow the footsteps of the Norman & Saxon soldiers. Watch the compelling film about the Norman...more
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High Street, Battle TN33 0AD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Vusited today but had to leave because if the overwhelmkng numbers of foreign students visiting at the same time. Whilst accepting that this is a site of great historical interest to the whole world I doubt if any of the students I saw today wete...More

1  Thank HertfordshireClem
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As an English Heritage member, going here is free. There is so much to see and do, and for those wanting a longer walk, you can go around the battlefields before looking round the other buildings. The coffee shop is lovely, nice cakes and snacks,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have all heard of the battle - but to wlak through the historic site with the excellent audioguide really does make a difference. History comes to life as you walk through the landscape, hear the commentary and imagine... Had a great time. Came home...More

Thank Gorm Bagger A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With history trying to image the screen can be difficult, well fear not Battle Abby takes you back to the battle would of been you can walk amongst the fields where 7 thousand men lost there lives. We had a four year old with as...More

1  Thank MrCoffeeBean
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I read a few of the reviews here and was in two minds whether to visit. My wife is disabled and so we needed to park near the abbey, the reviews I read were quite critical of the car park. I would say I found...More

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's quite a long walk to do the complete Battlefield tour, but made very interesting with the mobile commentary. There is a shorter route for the less mobile.

Thank Caryl1948
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is well worth planning a fair chunk of time for your visit to Battle Abbey. The picturesque walk around the battle ground is a must. There are plenty of information boards describing how the battle of 1066 unfolded, so if history fascinates you, you'll...More

3  Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been there various times before take all my friends from Italy visiting me grate for children plus improve the last 4 years

1  Thank hagarmn1969
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a good walk around a field, through some trees and pleasant Abbey ruins to explore at the end. I couldn't help feeling the price tag was steep given you're looking at info boards using old info handsets and appreciating some carvings of soldiers but...More

Thank Duechristmas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here as part of our English heritage membership. Parking was plentiful & only £1 as we are members, we purchased a token on arrival. The gatehouse exhibition and rooftop views were brilliant. There was a few nooks to explore that might be missed...More

1  Thank samstone80
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Anna H
5 September 2017|
Response from EnglishHeritageTA | Property representative |
Hi there Anna, the top half of the battlefield walk, comprising a shingle path, is accessible to pushchairs and takes around 40 minutes. The bottom half of the battlefield walk includes steps so may be more difficult to... More
4 September 2017|
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Response from EnglishHeritageTA | Property representative |
Hi there, dogs on leads are allowed on site. With the exception of assistance dogs, dogs are not allowed in the gatehouse.
1 April 2017|
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Response from ste141 | Reviewed this property |
I've been a life member for quite a few years. I just paid them a one off fee and now I'm entitled to get into any English Heritage place for free for the rest of my life.