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National Rail | station code BAT

East Sussex Offers & Links

Battle is the site of the famous Battle of Hastings in 1066. Notice the unusual station building - designed to match the Abbey.

Accommodation in Battle (with distance from station):

Chequers Inn (¼ mile) The George (¾ mile) Sussex

Battle Abbey & Battlefield EH ½ mile

The ruins of the Abbey founded by William the Conqueror to commemorate his defeat of King Harold in the Battle of Hastings in 1066. An audio tour of the battlefield and Abbey tells the story and re-creates the sounds of the battle. Abbey Museum. Café.
Open Apr-Oct, Daily 1000-1700. Nov-Mar, SSu (also WThF in Mar) 1000-1600.

Battle Museum ¾ mile

The history of the area and the town which grew up around the Abbey. Local iron and gunpowder industries. Gardens.
Open closed until June 2022.

Battle map