1066 Battle of Hastings and Battle Abbey
Battle, East Sussex
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Story board at one of the viewpoints along the signposted visitor walk of the battlefield. The walk is supported by an audio tour, using headphones available for hire at the site entrance, which are activated at each story board. The tourist attraction here is marketed as '1066 Battle of Hastings and Battle Abbey'. Unlike the battlefield site at Naseby, see < http://shimmer.shu. >, which is now farmland, the Battlefield at Hastings is open to visitors. There are no traces of the actual battle visible, though the landscape remains largely unaltered apart from the Abbey buildings at the top of hill where the English positions were. The high altar of the Abbey is supposed to have been sited on the spot where King Harold was killed.
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1066 Battle of Hastings. For more information see also English Heritage website at < http://www.english- > .
Heritage tourism -- England (East Sussex)
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Tourism -- England (East Sussex)
Hastings, Battle of, England, 1066
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