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BATTLE: Battle Abbey | Buckleys Yesterday's World
NEARBY: Bateman's | Herstomonceux Castle | Truggery | Great Dixter

 

 

Battle Abbey
High Street, Battle TN33 0AD Tel: 01424 773792

Description:
The abbey was built by William the Conqueror to atone the terrible loss of life at the Battle of Hastings (it was fought here, not Hastings). The site is dubbed the birthplace of England because this battle formed the future of modern England and was henceforth ruled under one king. Comprehensive exhibition and audio tour (of the battle) plus special re-enactment events

Location:
Battle is a few miles north of Hastings on the eastern edge of Sussex just off the A21 The abbey dominates the town at the lower end of the High Street. Car park on site with pay and display. Rail Battle.5 mile (limited service)

Opening Times:
22 Mar- 31 Oct 10-6 (or dusk if earlier) 1 Nov

Disabled Access
Yes, but some steps

Admission Prices:
Adults £3.50 Children £1.80

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Buckleys Yesterday's World
High Street, Battle TN33 0AQ Tel: 01424 775378

Description:
Nostalgic displays and smells from Victorian shops to 1950's barbers shop

Location:
In Battle High street opposite the Abbey. Battle is a few miles north of Hastings on the eastern edge of Sussex just off the A21. Rail Battle.5 mile (limited service)

Opening Times:
Daily 10-6

Admission Prices:
Unconfirmed for 98

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Bateman's
Burwash Etchingham TN19 7DS Tel: 01435 882302

Description:
1634 house belonging to Rudyard Kipling's and rooms left intact. In garden one of the world's oldest water driven turbines. Also Kipling's 1928 Rolls Royce.

Location:
.5 mile south of the village of Burwash (A265) -approx mid way between Tunbridge Wells and Eastbourne. Rail: Etchingham 3 miles

Opening Times:
Apr-Oct Sat-Wed 11.5.30 (last admission 4.30)

Admission Prices:
Adults £4.70 Children £3.30 NT

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Herstomonceux Castle
Hailsham, East Sussex BN27 IRP tel 0132383 3816

Description
Very picturesque moated castle. There is now a university in he castle and admission is by guided tour only. Also grounds and gardens.

Location
Approximately 10 miles north east of Eastbourne.. From A22 at Hailsham take the A271

Opening Times:
Easter - Oct 10-6

Admission Prices:
Grounds and gardens £3 with additional £2.50 for guided tour of castle

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The Truggery
Coopers Croft, BN27 1QL Tel: 01323 832314

Description:
The art of sussex trug making revealed. Also basket weaving and other crafts. (Picturesque castle nearby)

Location:
Approximately 10 miles north east of Eastbourne.. From A22 at Hailsham take the A271

Opening Times:
10-5 all year except Mon & Sun and Christmas week.

Admission Prices:
Free

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Great Dixter
Northiam TN31 6PH Tel: 01797 252878

Description:
15c half timbered house with great hall and gardens.

Location:
At Northiam approximately mid way between Hastings and Tentreden just off A28

Opening Times:
Apr-Oct 2-5 (not Mondays)

Disabled Access
Garden and ground floor of house.

Admission Prices:
Garden: £3.50 Garden & House £4.50 Child £1

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