Our stunning newly built self catering holiday home from home will comfortably suit two adults. The annex (complete with it's own entrance) is ideally situated within the popular yet peaceful, village of Newick nestling in the beautiful East Sussex countryside. The accommodation comprises of architecturally designed vaulted ceilings, with a living area that is spacious and bright.
Entertainment is provided in the form of a TV system, with complimentary SKYQ & NETFLIX included along with Freeview channels, DVD and iPod docking station with Wifi available throughout. There is also underfloor heating in this area for those cooler months.
Our delightful accommodation is offered in the highly sought after and desirable village of Newick. Located in the heart of Sussex Newick is famed for its tandouri restuarant, pubs, bakery and village-on-the-green location amongst other things. There are delightful public footpaths dotted around the village a beautiful church and very easy road connections to Lewes, Brighton, Haywards Heath, Eastbourne, Tunbridge Wells and beyond. Its just the perfect location. probably the highlight for most in the village calendar is the November Guy Fawkes bonfire celebrations. These take place the Saturday before 5th November around the village culminating with a bonfire and grand fireworks display right on the village green itself.
THINGS TO SEE AND DO LOCALLY
The volunteer-run Bluebell Line was the UK's first preserved standard gauge passenger railway, re-opening part of the Lewes to East Grinstead line of the old London Brighton & South Coast Railway in 1960. A steam train ride on the Bluebell is one of the top things to do with kids on holiday for a day out in Sussex (the line crosses the border between East Sussex and West Sussex, and is not far from Surrey). This heritage railway is close to Haywards Heath, Gatwick Airport, Uckfield, Brighton and Lewes, in the Ashdown Forest/Mid Sussex area of England. Your children will love to take our vintage steam rail trip during your vacation.
Tunbridge Wells offers Kentish town and country at its best.
The historic spa town of Royal Tunbridge Wells has welcomed visitors for over 400 years. Browse among the chic independent shops of the colonnaded Pantiles and the High Street, with buzzy cafe's bars, music and one-of-a-kind shops. Dine out at one of the many restaurants in the town including the Michelin-starred Thackerays. Tunbridge Wells lies in the heart of the beautiful High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The High Weald has many picturesque towns and villages amid the rolling hills, ancient woods and open heaths. All to be enjoyed when riding on the Spa Valley Railway; presenting a unique destination at every station.
Almost definitely the best place in Sussex for people to live. Lewes town has a fantastic variety of restaurants, cafes & pubs, with something to suit everyones taste. Shopping in Lewes is a pleasure. Browse the antique shops of the Cliffe area, visit the Farmers market on the first Saturday of every month and pick up some delicious local fare. Theres the Castle that can be viewed from many vantage points in and around the town. Pop into Bills for a cuppa or something more substantial from the mouth watering menu. Have a pint of Harveys ale (the local brew) and take in some music in one of the many friendly pubs in the area. Yes, life in Lewes is pretty good.
Glyndbourne Opera House
Glyndebourne is an opera house in the Sussex countryside. It is home to:
The annual Glyndebourne Festival
A widely respected education programme
A library of audio-visual recordings of Festival productions, many now available on CD and DVD
In the world of opera, Glyndebourne is unique. It is recognised globally as one of the great opera houses. Its productions travel worldwide, are performed live in other opera houses and screened in cinemas from New York to Tokyo.
Yet it remains a very English institution.
Sheffield Park Gardens
Drive just five minutes and you can explore over 250 acres of parkland at Sheffield Park with its multitude of paths and resting spots dating back to the 18th century. Copses of trees are dotted around the hillside, attributed to 'Capability' Brown and creating the English landscape appearance he was so famous for.
Barcombe Mills is a small settlement and an area of countryside including a local nature reserve near the village of Barcombe Cross in East Sussex, England. It is located in the civil parish of Barcombe in the Lewes District. It is an important area for its wildlife, natural beauty and water storage. The River Ouse and Andrew's Stream, one of its tributaries and popular for fishing, flow through the area and Barcombe Reservoir is adjacent. The area includes a small hamlet and some farms, including Barcombe House.
One of the National Trust's premier gardens, Nymans was a country retreat for the creative Messel family, and has views stretching out across the Sussex Weald. Today you can recharge your batteries here, while you explore this beautiful place, discovering hidden corners through stone archways, walking along tree-lined avenues while surrounded by lush green countryside.
Wakehurst has been managed by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew since 1965. The collections are in general arranged geographically to create an 80 minute walk through the temperate forests of the world. In addition there are four national collections including Betula, Skimmia, Nothofagus and Hypericum to be seen around the estate.
Starting from the Mansion the visitor first encounters the formal gardens and Mansion Pond. There are extensive lawns, a walled garden and mixed borders. Through the Slips to the Water Gardens beautifully planted collections of herbaceous plants can be seen on the approach to the Iris Dell. Onwards into the woodland areas spectacular banks of rhododendrons and azaleas can be enjoyed on either side of the wooded Westwood Valley throughout Spring and early Summer. These have to be seen to be believed.