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Battle

Many English towns are renowned for their historic connections, but only one was the location for one of the World''s most famous confrontations; the 1066 Battle of Hastings. The charming, market town of Battle is a must see destination for visitors interested in history or even those who simply want to enjoy a peaceful holiday in the beautiful Sussex countryside!

The ancient Abbey, which was built in the 11th Century by William the Conqueror, dominates the town. The ruins and buildings can be explored and there is a visitor’s centre with interactive displays and information relating to the famous Battle. There are also numerous medieval and Georgian buildings scattered throughout the town, many of which are listed.

The town really comes alive in Autumn. The festivities begin in late October, with a re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings that draws in performers from all over Europe. Bonfire Night is also a huge attraction and features a procession through the town. In spring, there is a huge medieval fayre with jousting, maypoling and other activities.

There is also some great shopping to be found. Opposite the Abbey, a market takes place on Fridays and Saturdays and is a good place to pick up crafts and local produce. There are also several individual shops and boutiques to explore, selling jewellery, gifts and other items.

Battle and the surrounding area provides a great cottage holiday base from which to explore the many attractions in part of Sussex, including several perfectly preserved castles. The town sits on High Weald, an Area of Outstanding Beauty, where there are many walking trails and opportunities to see rare birds at Battle Great Wood. The coast is also a short drive away, where you will find stunning cliff top walks and the traditional seaside town of Hastings.

Discover one of England''s most historic towns in the beautiful Sussex countryside; search Holiday Cottages in Battle today.
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  • Sedlescombe, Sussex
    Sedlescombe, Sussex×
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    Ref: PPPS
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    These two stylishly converted, single-storey holiday barns (refs PPPR and PPPS) are in a delightful rural...

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  • Burwash, Sussex
    Burwash, Sussex×

    Mount House Barn

    Burwash, Sussex

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    Ref: 18774
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    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Open Fire

    Part of a tastefully renovated 17th century barn ideally located in pretty village of Burwash with wonderful views...

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  • Herstmonceux, near Hailsham, Sussex
    Herstmonceux, near Hailsham, Sussex×

    Oast Cottage

    Herstmonceux, near Hailsham, Sussex

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    Ref: W43650
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Situated in a tiny hamlet adjoining the owner’s oast, this well-presented holiday cottage with an...

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  • Herstmonceux, near Battle, Sussex
    Herstmonceux, near Battle, Sussex×

    Elm Cottage

    Herstmonceux, near Battle, Sussex

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    Ref: UKC1893
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    - Wifi - Pub within 1 mile - Pets go free

    This Grade II listed semi-detached cottage, set back from the road, makes an ideal base for exploring this...

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  • Steven’s Crouch, near Battle, Sussex
    Steven’s Crouch, near Battle, Sussex×

    Thatched Cottage

    Steven’s Crouch, near Battle, Sussex

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    Ref: UKC643
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove


    Built in the 17th century, Thatched Cottage boasts oodles of character and charm with original features...

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  • Wadhurst, near Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
    Wadhurst, near Tunbridge Wells, Sussex×

    Chessons Farm - Stable Cottage

    Wadhurst, near Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

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    Ref: 11007
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Set in beautiful Sussex countryside in the Bewl Valley. These holiday properties have both been tastefully furnished...

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  • Battle, Sussex
    Battle, Sussex×

    Millers Oast

    Battle, Sussex

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    Ref: E3883
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    In the heart of 1066 Country, this quaint oast house offers comfortable and peaceful accommodation, its living room...

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  • Etchingham, Sussex
    Etchingham, Sussex×

    Cider Cottage

    Etchingham, Sussex

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    Ref: PPAA
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities - Rural Location - Woodburning Stove

    Accessed via a single track lane and nestled amongst converted farm buildings on a 300-acre organic working beef...

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  • Penhurst, near Battle, Sussex
    Penhurst, near Battle, Sussex×

    The Granary

    Penhurst, near Battle, Sussex

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    Ref: 29197
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This Grade II listed first floor holiday apartment is located in the hamlet of Penhurst, with access to beautiful...

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  • Etchingham, Sussex
    Etchingham, Sussex×

    The Oaks

    Etchingham, Sussex

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    Ref: 29073
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    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Rural Location

    This thoughtfully built semi-detached holiday cottage adjoining the owner’s home has direct access to woodland...

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  • Ticehurst, near Tunbridge Wells, Sussex
    Ticehurst, near Tunbridge Wells, Sussex×

    The Garden Cottage

    Ticehurst, near Tunbridge Wells, Sussex

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    Ref: UKC466
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Ground Floor Facilities


    This semi-detached, single-storey holiday cottage is within walking distance of the largest area of open water...

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  • Crowhurst, near Battle, Sussex
    Crowhurst, near Battle, Sussex×

    Evergreen

    Crowhurst, near Battle, Sussex

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    Ref: W43561
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities


    At the heart of the stunning and historical 1066 country, nestling down a private lane on the edge of...

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