Battle is a small town and civil parish in the local government district of Rother in East Sussex, England. It lies 50 miles (80 km) south-east of London, 30 miles (50 km) east of Brighton and 20 miles (30 km) east of Lewes. Hastings is to the south-east and Bexhill-on-Sea to the south. Battle is in the designated High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and is a tourist destination and commuter town for white collar workers in the City of London. Battle is the site of the Battle of Hastings, where William, Duke of Normandy, defeated King Harold II to become William I in 1066.
Battle is linked to Hastings and London by the A21. Battle railway station (designed by William Tress) lies on the Hastings Line to Tunbridge Wells, and London via Tonbridge and Sevenoaks, north of Crowhurst and south of Robertsbridge.
Battle has a population of over 6,673 people.
Battle is twinned with Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, France.