Where To Stay

Where To Stay

Experience Mid Sussex accommodation

The South of England Agricultural Society and Event Centre is a partner in Experience Mid Sussex, a select group of attractions, hotels and venues offering the best experiences that Mid Sussex has to offer to both residents and visitors. Click here to find out more about hotels or see below for information about other accommodation options in the region.


Farm Stay accommodation

Click here for farm stay options in West and East Sussex.


Glamping accommodation

For locations and prices, we recommend visiting Canopy & Stars


Other places to stay

See below for a list of other hotels, B&Bs and guest houses in the area. We recommend that you do your own research on these establishments before making your booking. All information correct at time of going to print.

Bed & Breakfast


The Bed & Breakfast Network
Up-to-date list of B&B’s and hotels in the Haywards Heath area


Last minute cottage holiday bookings


Ludwell House
Alex and Henrietta Brierley, Hook Lane, West Hoathly RH19 4PX
Tel:  01342 811693     07812 124989
E:  h.brierley@me.com
Info:  Main bedroom with two single beds and bathroom.  Second room with two single beds and another bathroom / wet room.  Open planned kitchen living space.  Cereal, milk, tea, coffee and food for a continental breakfast available in the annexe.


Ham Cottage
Andrea Browne, Ham Cottage, Highbrook, Ardingly, RH176SR
Tel 01444892746
e-mail aegbrowne@btinternet.com
Website hamcottage.com
18th Century cottage in 8 acres of landscaped gardens. 5 mins drive from Showground.
One twin and two doubles all with their own bathroom, £85 per night.


Horncombe Stables
Ronnie, Martin or Amanda
Horncombe, Cob Lane, Ardingly, West Sussex RH17 6ST
Tel:  01444 892112    07900620075
Info:  Luxury self-catering accommodation situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, this 1st floor apartment is conveniently located for the many events and places of interest to visit in Sussex.


Roseleigh Cottage
Dottie Esdaile
Ardingly, RH17 6TD
Tel:  01444 892385     07720315182
email: dottieesdaile@btconnect.com
Bedroom to rent during the week of the South of England Show in the centre of the village, 5 mins walk from the ground.  Very comfortable bed with adjacent shower room.  Breakfast can be provided.  No smoking.  Can be available for the whole week or just the show days. £35.00 per night.


Shepherd’s Hut
Sue Nelson   01444 892949
Email:  SteamyShepherd@suenelson.co.uk
Details of hut can be found at:  www.airbnb.co.uk/rooms/15004079
Cosy hut in a lovely private garden for visitors’ sole use. Comfy bed, French linen bedding and wood burner. Good for couples, solo adventurers and dogs (extra charge).  Space for a tent for 2 children (extra charge).  One well behaved dog welcome (valet fee £10 per visit)   The outside cook space is complete with a barbecue as well as gas hob and hot water for outside washing up.  The hut has mains electricity and water.  A great hot shower in the en-suite bathroom.  Plenty of logs and kindling for the wood burner and enough charcoal for one good barbecue.  Easy parking.  Cost: £80 per night (minimum 2 night stay) see airbnb link for availability and other details.


Garden Cottage
Jackie McGahan, New Sheriff House, Hammingden Lane, Ardingly, RH17 6SR
Tel:  01444 892243 or 07920 055776
Email:  jackiemcgahan@btinternet.com
Self contained cottage situated on a quiet country lane about 2 miles from the South of England Showground.  Fully equipped with modern kitchen and shower room with a sleeping area and sitting room on the mezzanine floor as well as outdoor seating overlooking the garden.   £80 per night for 2 people sharing, plus £15 for an extra person sleeping on the sofa bed.


Stonelands West Lodge
Mrs Hutchings, Stonelands West Lodge, Ardingly Road, West Hoathly,
West Sussex. RH19 4RA. Telephone No. 01342 715372.
Email: chic-hutchings@hotmail.co.uk. Website: www.stonelandswestlodge.com
A Victorian Cottage on the B2028 between Turners Hill and Ardingly, 1.1/2 miles from the showground. Double bedded detached annexe with shower/toilet en suite, with its own separate entrance. One double bedded room, and one twin bedded room in the house, sharing a bathroom. Prices from £45 to £70 per night, including full English breakfast. TV, tea and coffee making facilities, with Wi-Fi.”


Woodside Cottages
Nick & Nicole Pendleton
Woodside Farm, Down Street, Piltdown, East Sussex TN22 3XU
Tel: 07931 751556 / 07702 420926
Email: woodsidecottages@gmail.com
Website: www.woodsidecottages.co.uk
Info: Two luxury self-catering cottages, each with one double and one twin room, both rooms having ensuite facilities. Travel cot can be provided. Ample parking and step free access. See website for prices and further information. Open all year round. No smoking, no pets.


The Granary and The Coach House
Church Cottage,High Street,Lindfield RH16 2HU.
Tel 01444 482886.
Email lindfieldbedandbreakfast@gmail.com
Website: lindfieldbedandbreakfast.com
Lovely accommodation adjacent to a grade II listed house on Lindfield High Street.
Info:  Two self contained apartments available for bed and breakfast or self catering.
The Granary has one double bedroom,shower room and lounge/kitchen.
The Coach House has two double bedrooms,kitchen,bathroom and lounge.
Parking and wifi.
Weekends minimum two night stay in high season.


The Hut in the Orchard – Conies Farm
Alicia Acton, Conies Farm, Maplehurst Road, Maplehurst, nr Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 6RN
Tel: 01403 864466. Mobile: 07968 168829
E-mail: alicia@coniesfarm.co.uk
Website: www.coniesfarm.co.uk
Info: Shepherd’s Hut in exclusive 3/4 acre orchard paddock on a working farm, 20 min drive from the showground. Luxury accommodation with en-suite shower room and kitchenette, heating, mains water and free Wi-Fi. Sleeps 3 adults + 1 child or 2 adults + 2 children. Adjacent dining hut with log burning stove provides another room open to the elements one side for a more rustic back to nature experience, perfect for star-gazing or wildlife spotting. Non smoking. Well behaved dogs welcome. Pet valeting charge £20.
Midweek: £75 per night low season/ £85 per night high season
Weekends minimum 2 night stay: £90 per night low season/ £105 per night high season
Full English breakfast available £7.50 per person.


Twyford Farm Bed & Breakfast
Bob and Liz Felton
Birchgrove, Horsted Keynes, West Sussex, RH17 7DJ
Tel:  01825 740726 or 07512 206616
Email: liz@twyfordfarm.com
Website:  www.twyfordfarm.com
Beautiful Sussex farm house with three luxury en-suite guest rooms including one suite/family room.  Lovingly preserved stabling block offers you the opportunity to bring your own horse and ride the many forest trails.  Kennels for dogs too


Copyhold Hollow
Mrs Druce, Copyhold Hollow, Copyhold Lane, Haywards Heath,West SussexRH16 1XU
Tel:01444 413265
Email: info@copyholdhollow.co.uk
Web: www.copyholdhollow.co.uk
Info: Single £55, en suite. Twin/Double £50.00 per person per night. All rooms en suite, TV etc. 16th Century home in one and half acres. Enjoy England rating – 4 Stars and Gold award.


Mrs Belinda Moon, Rocklands, Church Lane, Ardingly, West Sussex.
Tel: 01444 892312
Info: Double room with en suite. No smoking. Single £45.00 Double room £65.00. Five minute walk from showground. Also 2/3 loose boxes available.


The Pilstyes
Carol and Roy Pontifex, The Pilstyes, 106/108 High Street, Lindfield, West Sussex,
RH16 2HS.
Tel: 01444 484101.
Email: sales@pontifexes.co.uk
Web: www.sussex-bedandbreakfast.co.uk
Info: AA: 5 star guest accommodation. Bed and breakfast and self catering cottage.


Field Cottage B&B
Toby and Emma Whittome, Field Cottage, Sloop Lane, Scaynes Hill, West Sussex RH17 7NP
Tel: 01444 831626
Email: tobyrwhittome@gmail.com
Info: Wonderfully quiet detached luxury annexe which sleeps up to 4, with views across open fields. Ample parking, no smoking and no pets please.

The Cider House
Christina Flowers, The Cider House, Hammingden Lane, Ardingly, West Sussex. RH16 6SR.
Tel: 01444 891340
Email: reservations@ciderhousesussex.com
Web: www.ciderhousesussex.com
Info: £80 per person per night. Extensive parking.


Highbridge Mill
Mrs Sue Clarke, Highbridge Mill, Cuckfield Road, Ansty, West Sussex, RH17 5AE.
Tel: 01444 450881
Web: www.highbridgemill.com
Info: Double/Twin (2 person occupancy) £80 per night. Single occupancy £50 per night. Dinner (pre arranged) 3 courses is £40 per person – guests to provide their own alcohol. No smoking. No pets.


Red Ghyll
Sue Coppard, Red Ghyll, Jackie’s Lane, Newick, East Sussex, BN8 4QX.
Tel: 01825 722693. Mobile 07939711831  Web: http://www.redghyll.co.uk
Info: Bed & Breakfast:  Single Room £38.00, Double Room £78.00, Twin/Family Room £88.00. Ample parking, non smoking, no pets.


Bramble Cottage
Veronica and Peter Freer-Ash, Bramble Cottage, The Street, Bolney, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 5PG
Tel: 01444 881643.
Email: enquiries@bramblecottagebb.co.uk
Web: www.bramblecottagebb.co.uk.


Holly House
Mrs D A Birchell, Holly House, Beaconsfield Road, Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath, West Sussex.
Tel; 01825 740484
Email: db@hollyhousebnb.co.uk
Web: www.hollyhousebnb.co.uk/
Info: Holly House stands on the edge of the Ashdown Forest in a rural village setting. A one hundred and thirty year old forest farmhouse converted to a comfortable family home, which has seen Chelwood Gate change from a hamlet to a pleasant village. A warm welcome, an inviting lounge, comfortable beds and memorable breakfasts served in the conservatory overlooking the large garden. Double/twin rooms (with en suite facilities) £72 per room, single room £36 per room, colour T.V and tea/coffee making facilities. All include breakfast, Guide and pet dogs are welcome by arrangement. English Tourist Board 4 Diamonds.


Cottesmore Lodges
Emma Falize, Cottesmore Lodges, Cottesmore Golf and Country Club, Buchan Hill, Pease Pottage, West Sussex, RH11 9AT.
Tel; 01293 527759
Email: info@cottesmorelodges.co.uk
Web: www.cottesmorelodges.co.uk
Info:7 Norwegian style log cabins, all fully self catered. Each sleep 4 people and guests are able to use the health club facilities. See web site for prices and further details.


New Farm House
Mr and Mrs Allan Haddrell, New Farm House, Nyes Hill, Wineham Lane, Bolney, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 5SD
Tel: 01444 881617
Email: info@newfarmhouse.co.uk
Web: www.newfarmhouse.co.uk
Info: All rooms have en suite facilities are centrally heated and have beverage trays. £60.00 double room, £35.00 single occupancy. Self catering cottage £65 a night – minimum 3 nights £400-£450 a week.


Stantons Hall Farm
Stantons Hall Farm, Eastbourne Road, Blindley Heath, Lingfield, Surrey. RH7 6LG
Tel: 01342 832401.
Info:£35.00 single, £50.00 double/twin, £70 family. Hearty farmhouse breakfast.


The Village Pantry
Bill and Pam Jays, The Village Pantry, Handcross Road, Plummers Plain, West Sussex
Tel: 01403 891319
Info: £62 double/twin rooms, £32.00 single. All rooms have colour TV and courtesy trays. Non en suite rooms have washbasins and share a guest bathroom. A full English breakfast is included in the price of the room. Non smoking, wi-fi internet.


Mrs Sylvia Fowler, Frylands, Wineham, Henfield, West Sussex
Tel: 01403 710214
Email: frylandsfarm@gmail.com
Info: Single £37.50. One double with private bathroom £60.00. One double and one twin with wash basins and sharing bathroom £55.00. TV, hot/cold drinks tray with homemade biscuits. Full English breakfast. Heated indoor and outdoor pools. Safe off-road parking for private and commercial vehicles. No smoking.


Wartling Place
Rowena Gittoes, Wartling Place Wartling, Herstmonceux, East Sussex Tel:
01323 832590
Email: accom@wartlingplace.prestel.co.uk
Web: www.wartlingplace.co.uk
Info: Family run bed and breakfast in Georgian Grade 2 listed building. ‘AA’ Highly Commended 5 Yellow Star accredited Rooms from £100 a night.



Burghurst Lodge
Mr and Mrs Anderson, Burghurst Lodge, Wyatts Lane, Horsted Keynes, West Sussex RH17 7AH.
Tel: 01825 790039
Email: enquiries@burghurstlodge.co.uk
Info: Self contained double room with fully equipped kitchen and shower room in a newly converted outbuilding. Available self-catering or bed and breakfast.


Tiltwood House, 
Tiltwood House, Hophurst Lane, Crawley Down, Gatwick, West Sussex RH10 4LL.
Tel: 01342 712942
Email: vjohnstiltwood@aol.com
Web: www.tiltwood-bedandbreakfst
Info: Tiltwood House is the centre of a large country house situated in rural Sussex. Luxurious en-suite rooms, with tea/coffee making facilities, secure parking on a private drive. Double £87, single £55.00, inclusive of a full English breakfast and daily newspapers. 5 Star rating, RAC and tourist board recommended.


Woodcote B&B
Suzanne Hillen
Park Road, Forest Row, East Sussex RH18 5BX
Email: shhillen@gmail.com
Website: www.woodcotebedandbreakfast.com
Double/Twin en-suite with power shower (2 person occupancy) £85 per night; single occupancy £45 per night.No television. Free wifi. Quiet because located in private road, adjacent to Ashdown forest, 15 minutes from showground. Restaurants (Chinese, Portuguese, Pizza, 2 Indian restaurants) and 3 pubs in our lively village.
No smoking. No pets. Early breakfast provided.




Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex. RH18 5JR
Tel 01342 824988. Fax 01342 826734
E-mail: reservations@ashdownpark.com.
Web: www.ashdownpark.com
Info: A luxury 4 red star accredited hotel set in outstanding countryside in the heart of the Ashdown Forest, just 20 minutes by car from the South of England showground. Facilities include a Country Club and spa with indoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi, gymnasium, 18 hole golf course and tennis courts.

Street Lane, Ardingly, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6UA
Tel: 01444 892214.
Info: 7 bedrooms. Rooms from £65. Price includes full English breakfast. Bar Food/Non-smoking restaurant. Dogs welcome.

Lewes Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex. RH17 7SF
Tel: 01444 451565.
E Mail info@birch-hotel.co.uk
Info: Three star hotel with full facilities. Dining room or brassiere offers simpler meals. 51 En-suite bedrooms, from £80. Prices include full English breakfast & VAT.

98 High Street, Lindfield, Haywards Heath, Sussex. RH16 2HP
Tel. 01444 483146.
Info: Prices on application. All rooms en suite. Includes breakfast.

Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield, West Sussex. RH17 5LD
Tel: 01444 416111
Web: www.hshotels.co.uk
Info: Elizabethan manor house in rural village set in 9 acres. Michelin starred restaurant.22 distinctive rooms, prices from £190 to include full English breakfast. Spa opening in Autumn 2011

Horsted Lane, Sharpthorne, West Sussex, RH19 4HY.
Tel 01342 810216.
Web: www.theravenswood.co.uk
Info: 15th Century manor house, set amidst 20 acres of lawns, gardens and lakes. The old world charm and friendly, professional service will ensure that guests have ample opportunity to relax and enjoy their surroundings. The 33 bedrooms offering old world charm and comfort. Prices from £140 to include full English breakfast.

Jobs Lane, Bolney, Hickstead, West Sussex RH17 5NZ.
Tel: 01444 248023.
Web: www.classiclodges.co.uk/thehickstead_hotel_west_sussex/
Info: 52 en suite bedrooms, including Executive Rooms. Our Oak Tree Bistro and Grange Bar offer outstanding menus. free WiFi broadband, tea and coffee making facilities. Prices on apllication, to include breakfast.

Chequers Inn Hotel, Lewes Road, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5ES.
Tel. 01342 823333.
Email: enquiries@chequers1452.co.uk
Web: www.chequers1452.co.uk
Info: 15th Century old English pub with 21 Rooms equipped with modern facilities. En-Suite Bathrooms. Single room £45.00. to family room £110. Breakfast included. Restaurant and bar

Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex. RH18 5JL
Tel. 01342 823811.
Web: www.oldenglishinns.co.uk/forest-row
Info: 17th Century country house, with 28 well equipped rooms. From £70.00 single with en suite bedroom including breakfast and £90.00 twin/double en suite including breakfast. Restaurant.

BRANTRIDGE PARK, Balcombe, West Sussex RH17 6JT.
Tel. 01444 400251, Fax 01444 401459
Web: http://brantridge-park.com
E-Mail: management@brantridgepark.com
Info: Offering twenty four apartments, one and two bedrooms sleeping four or six respectively. Fifteen minutes from Ardingly. Prices on application.

Charles Avenue, Burgess Hill, RH15 9TQ
Tel: 0871 527 8172
Web: www.premierinn.com
Info: Prices from £77 per night, breakfast included. Beefeater restaurant adjoining Inn.

Premier Inn – East Grinstead
London Road, Felbridge, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 2QR
Tel: 0871 527 88348
Web: http://www.premierinn.com/en/hotel/EASSTA/east-grinstead

Maresfield Village, Nr Uckfield, East Sussex,
Tel: 01825 763843
Web: www.chequers1452.co.uk
Info: Wheeler’s of St James’s Chequers Inn is a quintessential 18th century Coaching Inn, nestled on the edge of Ashdown Forest, recently refurbished and re-launched by Marco Pierre White. 10 refurbished rooms All rooms are en suite, four poster suite available. Prices per night including breakfast.

East Street, Turners Hill, West Sussex. RH10 4QD
01342 714914.
E-mail: alexanderhouse.co.uk
Web: www.alexanderhouse.co.uk
Info: A magnificent 17C mansion set in 170 acres of manicured gardens & parkland. Luxury accommodation from £175.00, bedrooms, including breakfast. Suites and four poster suites. Spa breaks available.

London Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex. RH19 2BH
Tel. 01342 326992.
Web: www.ramadajarvis.co.uk
Info: 3 star hotel with 120 rooms. Weekdays £99.00 single room (standard). Weekdays £109 double room

Marsh Green, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5QY
Tel: 01732 862152
Web: www.starboroughmanor.co.uk
Info: The comfortable bedrooms are generously proportioned with televisions and tea/coffee making facilities. Each of the bathrooms has a bath, shower, WC and basin. Twin/Double from £130.00 per night, single occupancy from £80.00

Old Hollow, Worth, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 4TA.
Tel. 01293 887433.
Email: www.regencyhotel-gatwick.co.uk
Info: Just 5 minutes from Gatwick Airport. All bedrooms are en suite with either shower or bath, with tea and coffee making facilities. Single room from £50.00. Double room from £65.00. Full English breakfast £7.50. Continental breakfast £5.50.

The Square, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5EZ.
Tel. 01342 824144.
Web: www.brambletyehotel.co.uk
Email: brambletyehotel@accommodating-inns.co.uk
Info: Located on the main A22 London-Eastbourne road in Forest Row, just 3 miles south of East Grinstead, with 22 spacious rooms. All rooms have private bathrooms, TV, tea/coffee making facilities and telephones. Excellent restaurant. Prices include breakfast.

Copthorne, West Sussex
Tel: 01342 348888
Web: www.milleniumhotels.co.uk
Info: Set in 30 acres of tranquil surroundings, with full leisure facilities including 9 hole golf course, only 7 miles away. Room rates from £58 – £78.00 including full English breakfast. All rooms are fully en suite, with TV, telephone, hair dryer, tea & coffee facilities.

Camping & Caravan sites - East Sussex

Blackberry Wood Campsite
Streat Lane, Streat, Nr Ditchling, Brighton, East Sussex, BN6 8RS
Tel: 01273 890035
Info: 20 pitches

Court House Farm
Beddingham, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6JY
Tel: 01273 858228
Info: Tents

Greenviews Caravan Park
Burwash Road, Broad Oak, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 8RT
Tel: 01435 863531
Info: Pitches 10

Crowborough Camping & Caravaning Club site
Goldsmiths Recreation Ground, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 2TN
Tel: 01892 664827
Info: Tents /Touring

Hackmans Farm
Plumpton Lane, Plumpton, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 3AJ
Tel: 01273 890348
Info: Tents

Half Moon Pub
Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AF
Tel: 01273 890253
Info: Tents

Honeys Green Farm Caravan Park
Easons Green, Framfield, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 5GJ
Tel: 01732 860205
Info:Touring, Tents and Static Caravans for hire

The Old Mill Caravan Park
Chalvington Road, Golden Cross, Hailsham, East Sussex BN27 3SS
Tel: 01825 872532
Info: Tents /Touring

Springbarn Farm
Kingston Road, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 3ND
Tel: 01273 488450
Info: Tents /Touring

St Ives Farm Caravan Park
Butcherfield Lane, Hartfield, East Sussex, TN7 4JX
Tel: 01892 770213
Info: Tents /Touring

The Plough Inn
Plumpton Green, East Sussex, BN7 3DF
Tel: 01273 890311
Info: Tents

Horam Manor Touring Park
Horam, Heathfield, East Sussex,TN21 0YD
Tel: 01435 813662
Info: Caravans/Tents

Camping & Caravan sites - West Sussex

Bridge Farm CI Camp Site
Cuckfield Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 8RE
Tel 01444 242993
Info: Caravans/Motorhomes

Burstye Farm C I
Ardingly Road, Lindfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 2QY
Tel: 01444 483376
Info: Caravans/Motorhomes

Amberley Fields Caravan Club Site
Charlwood Road, Lowfield Heath, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 0QA
Tel:01293 524834
Info: Caravans/Motorhomes

Bat & Ball Camping Park
New Pound, Wisborough Green, West Sussex, RH14 0EH
Tel: 01403 7003313
Info: Tent, Caravans/Motorhomes

Farm House Caravan & Campsite
Tottington Drive, Small Dole, Henfield, BN5 9XZ
Tel: 01273 493157
Info: Tents /Touring

Aurora Ranch Caravan Park
London Road, Bolney, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 5RL
Tel: 01444 881597
Info: Tents/Caravans

Blacklands Caravan Park
Blacklands Farm, Albourne Road, Henfield, BN5 9AT
Tel: 01273 493528
Info: Tents /Touring

Heaven Farm
Furners Green, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3RG
Tel: 01825 790226
Info: 55 pitches

Honeybridge Park
Honeybridge Lane, Dial Post, Horsham, RH13 8NX
Tel: 01403 710923
Info: Tents /Touring

Washington Caravan & Camping Park
London Road, Washington, Pulborough, RH20 4AJ
Tel: 01903 892869
Info: Tents /Touring

Southdown Farm Caravan and Camping
Lodge Lane, Keymer, Hassocks, Brighton, West Sussex
Tel: 01273 843278
Info: 55 pitches

Sumners Ponds
Chapel Road, Barns Green, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 8NX
Tel: 01403 732539
Info: Caravan/Tents