This guide for 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield has been designed to support teachers and group leaders on a Discovery Visit at the site.

This versatile guide can be adapted for each class and study group’s needs.  The resource collates all the information into one guide so you can prepare for your upcoming Discovery Visit.


Suitable for: KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4

Subjects: Drama, English, History

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1066 Battle of Hastings - Abbey and Battlefield.

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What better way to learn about 1066 and the Battle of Hastings than by walking in the footsteps of William the Conqueror and King Harold at Battle Abbey? Standing where history was made, your students will better understand the events leading up to the Battle of Hastings and beyond.

“A fantastic educational experience for the whole class; the Battle of Hastings was brought to life with battle cries, sword swinging and fantastic scenery that inspired all the pupils.”
Hannah Vaughan, KS2 teacher

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