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    Hawthbush farm is within walking distance of two great pubs The Gun and The Six Bells and Farleys Yard, the former home of Surrealist photographer Lee Miller. Plus plenty of fantastic walks and cycling routes on your doorstep.

    We live on the edge of the High Weald with far reaching views to Beachy Head. The surrounding countryside comprises of rolling hills, scattered woodlands and ancient routeways, excellent for walking and cycling. The coast is a short distance away with its dramatic white cliffs, family friendly beaches and vibrant seaside towns such as Eastbourne and Brighton. Head inland you will discover the medieval towns of Battle and Lewes. We’re also in easy reach of Glyndbourne, famous for its illustrious Opera Festival, plus there are plenty of fantastic country pubs, farmers markets and award winning vineyards to enjoy.

    Good Pubs
    The Gun Pub - 15 min walk
    The Six Bells - 10 min drive

    Groceries
    Chiddingly Village Shop – 1 mile
    Middle Farm Shop and petting zoo
    Sharnfold Farm Shop

    Family
    Drusillas Zoo Park
    Blackberry Farm Activity Centre
    Bentley Wildfowl and Motor Museum
    Herstmonceux Castle and The Observatory Science Centre
    Wilderness Wood

    Seaside
    Normans Bay quiet family friendly beach
    Seven Sisters, Cuckmere and Beachy Head

    Arts
    Farleys Yard, Lee Miller, Chiddingly
    Charleston Farmhouse, near Firle,
    Towner Art Gallery in Eastbourne
    Uckfield Picture House

    Festivals
    Brighton Festival in May
    Glynbourne
    in August
    Chiddingly Festival in October

    Gardens
    Batemans in Burwash