Free Places to Visit in & Around Battle

Battle is a small market town in the county of East Sussex. Famous for its medieval abbey, the town is popular with tourists and has a pretty high street, filled with independent shops and cafes.


There are plenty of free places to visit within a short drive of Battle. 


- Explore the ancient woodlands at Brede High Woods

- Discover tree-climbing paradise and super-easy family walking trails at Highwoods

- Visit enormous Alexandra Park - its water reservoirs provide a picturesque backdrop for a family walk, scoot or cycle

- Head to Bedgebury Pinetum for a fabulous all day adventure. Navigate the Zog activity trail with its woodland obstacles and adventure play areas.

- Experience the beauty of Bewl Water. Enjoy a leisurely walk around the water and perhaps catch a water taxi back.


In addition, nearby National Trust owned Bodiam Castle and Batemans offer great days out for the family and are free for NT Members.


Battle has a small population of around 7,000. It is located inland, 6.5 miles north of Hastings. Trains to London Bridge, Tunbridge Wells and Hastings take 1 hr 16 mins, 32 mins and 15 mins respectively. 

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