TERMS. Rates are per week or long weekend (see Scale of Charges for details) and based very strictly on the standard number of people shown in brackets. We must be informed of and agree to any extra persons. Bookings are normally from FRIDAY 4pm. To FRIDAY 10am. or Friday 4pm to Monday 10am. Or earlier/later by arrangement. A deposit of 50% is payable within one week of booking to confirm and the balance two weeks before arrival. See full terms on website for more information.

INVENTORY. There are linen and towels (indoor and outdoor) as well as all cooking utensils and crockery provided.

BED LINEN. Every bed has organic linen, two pillows and a wool duvet.

A TRAVEL COT AND HIGH CHAIRS are available. Please indicate any requirements by email.

GROCERIES are available from a number of local farm shops as well as Waitrose and Tesco in Hailsham.
www.middlefarm.co.uk, Firle, Lewes, BN8 6LJ. Open 9.30 to 5.30 every day 01323 811411
www.sharnfoldfarm.co.uk, Stone Cross, Stone Cross, nr Eastbourne 9.30 – 5 01323 768490

ELECTRICITY AND HEATING. Are included in the cost. Our district heating is normally off from the April to September but can be fired up on a days notice.

CLEANING at the end is an optional extra (see Scale of Charges), otherwise it is expected that the accommodation is left as good as found.

RECYCLING is encouraged and special bins are provided for this.

POSTAL ADDRESS. The name of the house or cottage followed by: Hawthbush Farm, Gun Hill, East Sussex, TN21 0JY

SATNAV. Is wrong for our postcode and takes you up to a mile away down a long bumpy track to a long suffering neighbour. Best use TN21 0JX which is within 100m of the farm on our road.

NEAREST RAILWAY STATION is Berwick about 15 minutes drive. Cabs can be prebooked from the companies below. For a direct london service Lewes station is about 20 mins and Uckfield about 30 mins.

TAXIS can be booked from Hail-a-Cab on 01323 849888 or Cavalier Cars on 01323 844464.

GATWICK AIRPORT is about an hour away.

TELEPHONE, FAX AND INTERNET. There is wired (ethernet rj45) in both the piggery and cowshed but no wireless. Mobile phone coverage is poor but there is usually a spot somewhere on the farm that if you stand on one leg will get you one bar of reception. Urgent messages can be left at the farmhouse for us to relay to you. There is no fax Service.

BABY SITTING can usually be arranged with warning.

HORSE RIDING. Glebe Field Riding School can offer group or private lessons, starting from as little as 20. Anyone wanting to finding out more should call Jackie on 07746 635 213.

BARBEQUES. The Cowshed has a gas barbeque, with implements provided. Please bring your own Charcoal and empty ashes and clean griddle after use. The Piggery does not have a barbeque.

WEATHER. We are only a few miles from Eastbourne, which has the claim to fame of being is the sunniest place on the British mainland. Seriously. However, Sun, cannot be guaranteed. Please bring wellies, this is a farm and mud is eventually inevitable.

THE TEAM. The Granary is close to hand if you are staying in the holiday lets, Angie can be reached on 07711775778. Toby and Lisa are also available every morning between 7.30am and 8.30am (from 9 on Sundays!) in the farmhouse or can be reached on 01825 212020 or 07900683355.