Best camping, glamping, and outdoor stays in Battle

Discover 1066 country and go camping near Battle in Sussex, the site of one of the most famous battles in British history and, today, a pretty Sussex village with a famous abbey and plenty of good campsites nearby.

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12 top campsites near Battle

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Chalky Downs

36 units · Motorhomes, Tents12 acres · Brighton, East Sussex, South East England
Traditional tent camping in a stunningly-located South Downs farm, just down the road from buzzing Brighton
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Beech Estate Campsite

55 units · Glamping, Tents25 acres · Battle, England
Tent pitch camping and wild glamping in a Sussex woodland hideaway
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£24
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Tomkins Farm

42 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents15 acres · North Chailey, England
Relaxed camping beside a lake on an East Sussex farm, with alpacas, llamas, and camels
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Painters Farm Campsite

46 units · Motorhomes, Tents3 acres · Whitstable, England
Nestled beside the village of Painters Forstal, Faversham, Kent. Our two acre orchard site with grass pitches. The campsite lies within seventeen acres on the slope of The Kent Downs, a designated area of natural beauty. The Alma ale house at the edge of the farm serves Shepherds Neame and hot meals all year round. Two acre quiet cherry orchard site based around a Tudor Manor house 1547 that gives its name to our village. Surrounded by orchards and open countryside but within easy reach of Faversham, Whitstable and Canterbury. Pitches for tents, campervans, motorhomes and touring caravans with or without electric hook up on a level grassy site. Pets are welcome and a crew member is always around the reception or farm to help out. The Campsite is open from 1st march until 31st October. The local area is awash with things to do. Faversham once the busiest port in 17th century England for its wool trade has the longest complete medieval street in the country. A wealth of little shops, cafes and pubs as well as the country’s oldest family owned brewery Shepherd Neame. Whitstable sitting just along the coast, famed for its Oysters and Sunsets is a fun beachside community bustling in the summer months and hauntingly bleak in the winter ones. The World Heritage sites of Canterbury are just a fifteen minute trip away with all its well documented history and plentiful shops and eateries.
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Housedean Farm Campsite

7 units · Tents1 acre · Lewes, East Sussex, South East England
Epic views of the South Downs, and a walker’s paradise, hidden sweetly on the South Downs Way
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Dernwood Farm Wild Camping

17 units · Glamping, Tents70 acres · East Sussex, South East England
Camping and glamping in Sussex meadows and woodlands
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Otter Channel Campsite

18 units · Tents3 acres · East Sussex, South East England
Spacious, nature-friendly camping with campfires on the banks of the River Rother
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Hook Farm Campsite

18 units · Tents10 acres · West Sussex, South East England
Blissfully back-to-basics camping in the heart of the West Sussex High Weald
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The Slips

39 units · Motorhomes, Tents4 acres · Henfield, England
A relaxed, back-to-basics campsite in the West Sussex countryside
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The Barn KT9

21 units · Glamping, Motorhomes, Tents3 acres · Greater London, South East England
A unique rural campsite in Surrey, a stone's throw from London's Zone 6
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The Secret Campsite

21 units · Tents8 acres · Lewes, East Sussex, South East England
A not so secret campsite in East Sussex with camping and glamping – and campfires encouraged
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The Hop Farm

109 units · Motorhomes, Tents500 acres · Brenchley, England
The Hop Farm is set in 500 acres of unspoilt Kent countryside, known as the Garden of England. Flat grass fields and surrounded by private woodland and also fields abut the River Medway, ideal for paddleboarding and kayaking. Campers have access to newly refurbished facilities, state of the art showers, toilets and washing facilities. Raised BBQ's and raised firepits are permitted. It's the ideal location for a peaceful escape with endless skies providing memorable sunsets and stars unhindered by artificial light.
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Overview

A bit about the Battle of Hastings and Battle Abbey...

The most famous battle in English history – the 1066 Battle of Hastings – didn’t actually take place in Hastings; it was fought 6 miles away at what is now the town of Battle. After William’s Norman soldiers defeated King Harold’s Saxon army, the newly crowned Conqueror founded the magnificent Battle Abbey on the spot where Harold fell, and over the centuries that followed the abbey grew to become one of the richest in the country. The abbey and battlefield site is now managed by English Heritage, and while the original abbey church is long gone (a victim of Henry VIII’s spree of monastery destruction), several other crumbling abbey buildings from the thirteenth-century and later can still be explored. The real point of a visit here, though, is to find out all about the famous battle and soak up the atmosphere, and the site does this brilliantly: an excellent visitor centre explains the background to the battle and describes how events played out on the day; and the audiotour accompanying the battlefield walk brings to life the gory battle site which, according to a local chronicler, was “covered in corpses, and all around the only colour to meet the gaze was blood-red”. If you manage to time your visit with the annual re-enactment of the battle, which features hundreds of roaring, sweaty men in chain mail brandishing swords, swears and clubs at each other, so much the better; it’s held in October, on the anniversary of the battle.

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