Exploring the local area

Ideas for places to visit during your stay

neighbourhood

EATING



THE CHERRY TREE

Dale Hill, Ticehurst

TN5 7DG

Family friendly with great food and terraced garden with views and children's play area, nearest pub to Downash Wood.


THE BULL INN

Three Leg Cross, Ticehurst

TN5 7HH
Quintessentially British pub with fantastic food, service and outdoor gardens and cosy log fires for colder days or nights.



THE BELL INN

High Steet, Ticehurst

Quirky award winning hotel and gastro pub in the heart of Ticehurst village serving locally produced food in a fantastic setting. 

THE BOAT HOUSE BISTRO

Bewl Water, Bewl Bridge Lane, Lamberhurst, Kent TN3 8JH.
Modern food with superb views over the reservoir. 

SPICE COTTAGE

1 High St, Ticehurst TN5 7AL

Indian takeaway which guests rave about. 

THE SMALL HOLDING FARM & KITCHEN 

Ranters Lane, Kilndown, Cranbrook
TN17 2SG

Up market dining where locally sourced  food and attention to detail really matter.  

 

EGGS TO APPLES FARM SHOP

London Rd, Hurst Green, TN19 7QP

Fantastic farm shop offering locally sourced and grown produce and a coffee bar.  

THE WEALD SMOKERY

Fine food experience
Mount Farm, Flimwell, East Sussex
TN5 7QL

Traditionally smoked produce and an amazing 'eat it, love it, buy it' cafe serving breakfast and lunch.   



ATTRACTIONS

 

BEWL WATER RESERVOIR

Family fun on and around the reservoir, through the gate from Downash wood.



BEDGEBURY PINETUM

Cycling, walking and fun in the forest with amazing mountain bike trails for the more adventurous and a Go Ape experience.  

HAWKHURST FISH FARM

Lovely tea rooms with views over the fishing lakes.

SCOTNEY CASTLE

Country House, romantic garden, 14th century moat castle in a wooded estate.

BODIUM CASTLE

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. 

 

BATEMAN'S
Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling

CHARTWELL HOUSE

Family home and garden of Sir Winston Churchill

BODIUM BOATING STATION

Water sports on the River Rother.  

KENT AND SUSSEX RAILWAY

Watch or ride traditional steam trains at various stations near us.  

ARENA PURSUITS

Adrenaline fun for all the family.

SPORT



DALE HILL GOLF CLUB

 

CHART HILLS GOLF CLUB



TOWNS



HASTINGS

Seaside fun within 30 minutes.

ROYAL TUNBRIDGE WELLS

A Royal town that has it all.  

 

WADHURST

A village with warmth and character.


RYE
A quant seaside town with a sandy beach and a historic town.

TENTERDEN
Ancient town with much historic architecture.

http://www.tenterdentown.co.uk/

LOCAL WALKS AND MAPS



BEWL WATER MAP

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.   

TICEHURST WELLY WALK

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

 

TICEHURST WALK

A 7 mile walk covering a good part of Bewl water and the surrounding ancient settlements of Flimwell and Ticehurst.  

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