Local attractions

Discover the Hidden Gems of East Sussex

Discover the hidden treasures of East Sussex, where history, culture, and natural beauty converge. Immerse yourself in a world of wonders as you explore the local attractions that make this region truly special. Best of all, these gems are all within a short 15-30 minute drive from Cotchford Farm.

Hever Castle

Discover the historic grandeur of Hever Castle, where the infamous courtship of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn come alive in its magnificent architecture, beautiful gardens.

Penshurst Place

Step into the past at Penshurst Place, a medieval masterpiece that transports you to a bygone era with its stunning rooms and sprawling estate.

Sheffield Park

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of Sheffield Park, a National Trust property renowned for its picturesque landscapes, tranquil lakes, and vibrant gardens.

Standen House

Visit Standen House, another National Trust gem, and wander through its captivating gardens and explore the fascinating history of this stately home.


Uncover the botanical wonders of Wakehurst, home to the Royal Botanic Gardens and Millennium Seed Bank, where you can immerse yourself in the captivating world of plants and conservation.

Pub Life

Indulge in the essence of British tradition as you dine in charming pubs like the Hatch Inn, Gallipot, Dorset Arms, and Anchor Inn, savoring delicious meals and soaking in the cozy atmosphere.

Gravetye Manor

Indulge in culinary perfection at Gravetye Manor, a Michelin-starred dining experience that tantalizes the taste buds and delights the senses.

Pooh Corner Cafe

Take a trip down memory lane at Pooh Corner Cafe, where you can relive the whimsical tales of Winnie the Pooh while enjoying delightful treats and beverages.


Explore the rich history and distinctive charm of Lewes, where medieval architecture, independent boutiques, and a lively arts scene await your discovery.

Cycle Enthusiasts

Cycle Forest Way from East Grinstead to Groombridge

Tunbridge Wells

Discover the allure of Tunbridge Wells, a historic town boasting elegant Georgian architecture, charming shops, and an array of cultural attractions.


Indulge in a world-class opera experience at Glyndebourne, where the finest performances and stunning productions come together to create unforgettable evenings of music and art.

Weekend Adventures

Embark on a treasure hunt through charming antique shops, vibrant farmers markets, and renowned vineyards, discovering unique treasures and savoring the flavors of the region.

Ashdown Park Hotel

Discover a world away from the everyday at Ashdown Park Hotel & Country Club in Forest Row, East Sussex

Plaw Hatch Farm

Plaw Hatch Farm is a 200-acre community-owned farm on the edge of the Ashdown Forest near Sharpthorne. It has been a biodynamic farm for forty years and is owned by a charitable trust.

Yard Yoga

Yard yoga is located at the heart of the ashdown forest in the u.k. but allows you to practice wherever you are in the world. We believe that yoga and meditation should be accessible for everyone and it’s never too late to start.

Bluebell Vineyard

Set amidst bluebell-strewn woods, Bluebell Vineyard Estates is a vineyard in Sussex and winery with a passion for producing world class still and sparkling wines.

Water Lane restaurant

Water Lane is an idyllic walled garden with a vinery, Victorian glasshouses, restaurant and shop, near Hawkhurst in the High Weald, on the Kent and Sussex border.

Chasrleston Farmhouse

Charleston, in East Sussex, is a property associated with the Bloomsbury group, that is open to the public. It was the country home of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant and is an example of their decorative style within a domestic context, representing the fruition of more than sixty years of artistic creativity.

Tillingham Vineyard

This mixed farm, which dates from the 13th century, is home to vineyards, fruit trees, ancient woodland and livestock. The recently renovated farmstead provides a place for visitors to stay and enjoy the produce of the farm and the local area.

Join Our Exclusive Invitation

Join us for an exclusive stay to experience the magic of Cotchford Farm. Whether you’re a Winnie-the-Pooh enthusiast, a Rolling Stones fan, or simply an admirer of fine English country living, Cotchford Farm promises an unforgettable stay and a journey into the realms of literary and music history.