East Sussex B&B ideally placed for Great Dixter, Pashley Manor, Sissinghurst Castle Gardens as well as Rye and the beautifual beaches of Camber and Winchelsea

Local Attractions​

 

Activities & Sport

Eating out

​We are surrounded by many National Trust and English Heritage Properties as well as famous gardens for you to enjoy and explore.

The ancient Cinque Ports of Rye and Winchelsea with their cobbled streets, art galleries, unusual shops and restaurants are a 10 minute drive away and offer a great opportunity for sight seeing combined with shopping, followed by a traditional cream tea or dinner. There is a host of sporting facilities nearby and we are very happy to assist you in planning your itinerary.  A comprehensive folder about local attractions is available to you in your room, we have listed some of our favourites below.

The area offers plenty of places for the discerning diner, form traditional pubs to 'gastro inns'  and superb Michelin stared restaurants. Please ask us about the best pubs and restaurants most conveniently placed for your planned daily itinerary.

​Great Dixter
​​Northiam​

Great Dixter, a famous Arts & Crafts garden and home to Christopher Lloyd, author of many well known books on plants and planting. Great Dixter Garden and the house are a favourite East Sussex destination for garden lovers. What's on

Walking​

Camber Sands​

5 miles of vast sandy beach with scenic dunes, interesting wildlife and spectacular sunsets. Also Winchelsea Beach with its picturesque cliffs and scenery, Rye Harbour Nature Reserve for the keen birdwatcher, Bewl Water,Bedgbury Forest as well as many local walks within the public footpaths network.

​Bodiam Castle
​​National Trust

Bodiam Castle a true fairytale castle and one of Britain's most romantic and picturesque, set in the heart of 1066 country. With spiral staircases, battlements and a portcullis, 14th-century Bodiam Castle is the real thing.

​Golf
​10 golf courses in a 15 miles radius



You will find full details of all golf courses in your room, but we can always send you a list of courses prior to your arrival if you wish to plan ahead.

 

Pashley Manor

​Ticehurst

One of the finest gardens in England, Pashley Manor Gardens offers a sumptuous blend of romantic landscaping, imaginative planting, fine old trees, fountains, sculpture and large ponds. Pashley Manor runs many special events throughout the year.

What's On

 

Rye​

The ancient Cinque Port of Rye - a must on your itinerary !

Recently featured in the BBC adaptation of 'Lucia and Mapp'

There is always a reason to visit Rye. What's on

Bird Watching

Rye Harbour and Dungeness nature reserves provide a perfect opportunity for keen bird watchers to while away the day.

Both reserves have dedicated shelters to 'hide' in and enjoy the vast array of water and land birds around.

 

​Cycling
Bedgebury Forest

 

Bedgbury Forest is ideal for cycling, walking, riding, picnics, adventure play and Go Ape.  Visit the world's finest conifer collection in the National Pinetum.
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Batemans N.T.

Sissinghurst Castle N.T.

Bewl Water  Sailing

   Knelle Dower- Rye Road- Northiam- East Sussex- TN31 6NJ- England   Tel : 0044 (0)1797 253163  knelledower@btconnect.com