Battle attractions

Battle attractions

BattleFrom Battle the rural and coastal county of Sussex can be accessed. The county is now divided into East and West Sussex and is bounded on the north by Surrey, east by Kent, south by the English Channel, and west by Hampshire. It is an area with a fertile coastal plain along which are scattered numerous resort towns including Hastings, Bexhill, Eastbourne, Seaford, Brighton, Shoreham-by-Sea, Worthing, Littlehampton and Bognor. The South Downs Way runs along the grassy ridge of the South Downs, giving splendid views over the countryside and the coast over the chalk cliffs of Beachy Head and the Seven Sisters.

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Attractions Battle Abbey, Battle, East Sussex, TN33 0AD. Tel: 01424 773792. Explore the abbey ruins. Stand on the exact spot where tradition says King Harold fell. English Heritage. Charges apply. Location: In the centre of Battle.

Battle Abbey

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Attractions Hastings Castle, Hastings. After landing in England in 1066, William of Normandy ordered two fortifications to be built, one being Pevensey Castle and the other Hastings. The most recent damage done to the castle was during World War II, when Hastings was a target for bombing raids. About 6 miles south east of Battle.

Hastings Castle

Attractions Bateman's, Burwash, Etchingham, East Sussex TN19 7DS. Tel: 01435 882302. Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling left just as he left it, reflecting the author's exotic oriental tastes. Original illustrations for The Jungle Book. Kipling's 1928 Phantom 1 Rolls-Royce. National Trust. Charges apply. About 7 miles north west of Battle.

Bateman's

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Attractions Bodiam Castle, Bodiam, nr Robertsbridge, East Sussex TN32 5UA. Tel: 01580 830436. Late medieval moated castle. Sussex Family Attraction of the Year. One of Britain's most famous and evocative castles. National Trust. Charges apply. About 7 miles north of Battle.

Bodiam Castle

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Also see Kent attractions Hampshire attractions Surrey attractions Battle Battle travel. Also Rye hotels & Eastbourne hotels.

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