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Battle Travel Guide: 45 reviews and 136 photos


Battle, is situated 79km from London in the county of East Sussex.

It was in 1066, when William the Conqueror and his Army marched inland to meet King Harold's forces at the now known town of BATTLE.
In memory of the fallen, William marked the Battle sight by building the Abbey.

You can do a walk that takes in the Battle sites over the area. You would have to allow several days. I have the brochure, and the walk starts at Pevensey Castle, then takes you through ancient village's and key historic sites to Battle Abbey [16miles] and further on.

If you wish to join me on my tour around some of England, please click on the next town link listed below

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  • In a nutshell:The Battle Abbey & Battlefield is the main point's of interest
  • Last visit to Battle: Jul 2011
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Oleg_D.'s Profile Photo
    Oct 7, 2015 at 12:08 PM

    Wonderful place!

  • blueskyjohn's Profile Photo
    Feb 3, 2014 at 8:55 AM

    Thanks for the tips on Battle. Love your intro photo!

    • balhannah's Profile Photo
      Feb 3, 2014 at 9:29 PM

      It's wonderful coming to these very old places from a very young country!

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Nov 20, 2013 at 2:37 PM

    I was also rather bored by the actual battlefield, but my son found it fascinating. (He was ten at the time.)

    • balhannah's Profile Photo
      Nov 21, 2013 at 12:56 AM

      At least somebody found it fascinating! Thanks for visiting!

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    Jan 30, 2012 at 11:52 AM

    Great tips on this very historic part of England, and it looks like the weather cooperated for you as well. Your overview photo of Battle Abbey School is amazing!! Thanks for the tour.

  • zadunajska8's Profile Photo
    Dec 28, 2011 at 2:29 PM

    Sounds like you found Battle Abbey interesting. As someone who has lived not too far away for most of my life it's always been one of my favourite places so it's nice to see that I'm not alone.


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