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Battle Travel Guide: 45 reviews and 136 photos
Famous site of the Battle of Hastings where William conquered Harold's Saxon army in 1066. Now it's a peaceful Sussex market town.
In 1085 William commissioned the Doomsday Book - a survey/census of the entire country was taken - a vast undertaking at that time where every little lowly croft and hut and their inhabitants were counted. Read more about this ancient and historic book at this site:
- Pros:Pretty, quaint, historic
- Cons:expensive, busy.
- In a nutshell:Worth a visit if you are in East Sussex
.... Gunpowder, treason and plot!!!! Battle holds the oldest bonfire night in the country - A massive do with one of... more travel advice
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