Follow in the footsteps of William the Conqueror

Pevensey, East Sussex

Enjoy the sights of the historic towns of Battle and Hastings as you embark on the historic 1066 Country Walk.

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Follow in the steps of William the Conqueror on this historic tour through the Sussex countryside, which commemorates the famous battle in 1066 at Battle Abbey.

The route starts by Pevensey Castle and heads through the countryside to the 15th century Herstmonceux Castle with its moat and Elizabethan gardens. The path then continues goes through woodland, across open country and over hills to the village of Icklesham with its beautiful church. From there it goes to the historic town of Winchelsea before finishing in the ancient town of Rye.

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