Exploring the local area
Ideas for places to visit during your stay
THE CHERRY TREE
Dale Hill, Ticehurst
Family friendly with great food, nearest pub to Downash Wood.
THE BULL INN
Three Leg Cross, Ticehurst
Quintessentially English pub with fantastic food.
THE BELL INN
High Steet, Ticehurst
Quirky award winning hotel and pub in the heart of Ticehurst village.
THE BOAT HOUSE BISTRO
Bewl Water, Bewl Bridge Lane, Lamberhurst, Kent TN3 8JH.
Modern food with superb views over the reservoir.
1 High St, Ticehurst TN5 7AL
THE SMALL HOLDING FARM & KITCHEN
Ranters Lane, Kilndown, Cranbrook
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
Traditionally smoked produce and an amazing 'eat it, love it, buy it' cafe serving breakfast and lunch.
BEWL WATER RESERVOIR
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.
HAWKHURST FISH FARM
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.
Jacobean house, home of Rudyard Kipling
Family home and garden of Sir Winston Churchill
BODIUM BOATING STATION
Fun for all on the water, from Kayak, Sup, canoe, rowing and wild swimming, then enjoy some well deserved food and drink in the Lime Wharf Cafe with fantastic views over the river.
KENT AND SUSSEX RAILWAY
Watch or ride traditional steam trains at various stations near us.
Adrenaline fun for all the family.
DALE HILL GOLF CLUB
CHART HILLS GOLF CLUB
Seaside fun within 30 minutes.
ROYAL TUNBRIDGE WELLS
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.