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FAMILY DAYS OUT
February half term is Sat 16 – Sun 24 February 2019 in England.

Fire up your family’s imagination by delving into England’s history, whatever the weather.

Embark on a Roman quest, hunt for fairies in historic gardens or learn what it takes to be a butler in a Victorian household. Plus, we’re celebrating the release of The Kid Who Would Be King and giving kids the chance to see if they’ve got what it takes to complete our Castle Quests across the country.
—English Heritage

Normans & Saxons!
DATE
Mon 18 – Fri 22 Feb 2019
TIME
10am-3pm
LOCATION
1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield
SUITABLE FOR
Families

Steel yourself for action as a Norman or Saxon soldier this half term. Step forward and join the ranks of the Norman and Saxon armies. Practice your skills in the field with sword, shield and spear, and pick a side for the Kids’ Battle of Hastings!

About 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey & Battlefield
Visit Battle Abbey to stand on the very spot where England’s future was decided in the 1066 Battle of Hastings. Enjoy a wholesome family day out in the open air, following our trail around the historic battlefield, discovering hands on exhibits or exploring the Abbey ruins.

Discover more things to see and do at Battle Abbey. Plan your visit today.