Exploring the local area
Ideas for places to visit during your stay
Dale Hill, Ticehurst
Family friendly with great food and terraced garden with views and children's play area, nearest pub to Downash Wood.
Three Leg Cross, Ticehurst
Quintessentially British pub with fantastic food, service and outdoor gardens and cosy log fires for colder days or nights.
High Steet, Ticehurst
Quirky award winning hotel and gastro pub in the heart of Ticehurst village serving locally produced food in a fantastic setting.
Bewl Water, Bewl Bridge Lane, Lamberhurst, Kent TN3 8JH.
Modern food with superb views over the reservoir.
1 High St, Ticehurst TN5 7AL
Indian takeaway which guests rave about.
Ranters Lane, Kilndown, Cranbrook
Up market dining where locally sourced food and attention to detail really matter.
London Rd, Hurst Green, TN19 7QP
Fantastic farm shop offering locally sourced and grown produce and a coffee bar.
Fine food experience
Mount Farm, Flimwell, East Sussex
Traditionally smoked produce and an amazing 'eat it, love it, buy it' cafe serving breakfast and lunch.
Family fun on and around the reservoir, through the gate from Downash wood.
Cycling, walking and fun in the forest with amazing mountain bike trails for the more adventurous and a Go Ape experience.
Lovely tea rooms with views over the fishing lakes.
Country House, romantic garden, 14th century moat castle in a wooded estate.
An historic place to see.
HEVER CASTLE and gardens
Childhood home of Anne Boleyn. A superb castle with lovely grounds and large lake with views.
Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling
Family home and garden of Sir Winston Churchill
Water sports on the River Rother.
Watch or ride traditional steam trains at various stations near us.
Adrenaline fun for all the family.
Seaside fun within 30 minutes.
A Royal town that has it all.
A village with warmth and character.
A quant seaside town with a sandy beach and a historic town.
Ancient town with much historic architecture.
LOCAL WALKS AND MAPS
A 12.5 mile walk around the entire beautiful reservoir, or 3.5 miles to the visitor centre. You can even get a water taxi from Jetties.
A local walk which takes in part of Bewl Water reservoir, Ticehurst Village and some lovely local countryside. Join the walk at the white house at the top of the hill towards Three Leg Cross at point 6
A 7 mile walk covering a good part of Bewl water and the surrounding ancient settlements of Flimwell and Ticehurst.