Places to stay

This page displays a list of good places to stay in the local area. Please click the following links to be taken to the relevant part of the list. Scroll down to see full list.
Please note that all information displayed is subject to us being kept up-to-date by the accommodation providers.

Alderwood Cottages
Info: Directly opposite the Showground with free off-road parking. Prices from £40 a night, 3 double rooms available

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

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 Cider House
Christina Flowers, The Cider House, Hammingden Lane, Ardingly, West Sussex. RH16 6SR.
Tel: 01444 891340
Info: £80 per person per night. Extensive parking.

Roseleigh Cottage
Dottie Esdaile
Ardingly, RH17 6TD
Tel: 01444 892385 07720315182
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, Ardingly
Sue Nelson T: 01444 892949 E:
Details of hut can be found at:
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.

Copyhold Hollow
Mrs Druce, Copyhold Hollow, Copyhold Lane, Haywards Heath, West SussexRH16 1XU
Tel:01444 413265
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.

The Granary and The Coach House
Church Cottage,High Street,Lindfield RH16 2HU.
Tel 01444 482886.
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 Pilstyes
Carol and Roy Pontifex, The Pilstyes, 106/108 High Street, Lindfield, West Sussex,
RH16 2HS.
Tel: 01444 484101.
Info: AA: 5 star guest accommodation. Bed and breakfast and self catering cottage.

Pinehurst, Tylers Green, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 4BW
Tel; 01444 456578
Info: Country house accommodation, en suite rooms, colour TV, close to restaurant, pubs and shops, set in an acre of gardens, ample parking. Single £50.00. Double/twin £65.00 per night.

Holly House
Mrs D A Birchell, Holly House, Beaconsfield Road, Chelwood Gate, Haywards Heath, West Sussex.
Tel; 01825 740484
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.

The Granary
Jane Reece, Hook Lane, West Hoathly, West Sussex, RH19 4PT
Tel: 01342 810902 / 07967 975221
Info: B&B in very close proximity to the showground and ideal for visitors attending events.

Stonelands West Lodge
Mrs Hutchings, Stonelands West Lodge, Ardingly Road, West Hoathly,
West Sussex. RH19 4RA. Telephone No. 01342 715372.
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.”

Bramble Cottage
Veronica and Peter Freer-Ash, Bramble Cottage, The Street, Bolney, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 5PG
Tel: 01444 881643.

Tiltwood House, 
Tiltwood House, Hophurst Lane, Crawley Down, Gatwick, West Sussex RH10 4LL.
Tel: 01342 712942
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

Cottesmore Lodges
Emma Falize, Cottesmore Lodges, Cottesmore Golf and Country Club, Buchan Hill, Pease Pottage, West Sussex, RH11 9AT.
Tel; 01293 527759
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.

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

Highbridge Mill
Mrs Sue Clarke, Highbridge Mill, Cuckfield Road, Ansty, West Sussex, RH17 5AE.
Tel: 01444 450881
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.

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
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.

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
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.

Laurel Cottage
Sylvia Martin, Laurel Cottage, Baxters Lane, Chelwood Gate, West Sussex RH17 7LU
Tel: 01825 740547
Info: Laurel cottage is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty between Uckfield, Haywards Heath and East Grinstead in a quiet village setting, within five minutes walk of the Coach & Horses Public House, where delicious lunches and evening meals are served. Single/double £35.00 per night per person including a full English breakfast. Both have colour T.V., tea and coffee making facilities, and hairdryers. Wireless broadband.

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

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
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
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.

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.

Woodside Cottages
Nick & Nicole Pendleton
Woodside Farm, Down Street, Piltdown, East Sussex TN22 3XU
Tel: 07931 751556 / 07702 420926
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.

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

Marsden Mount
Marsden Mount, The Drive, Maresfield, East Sussex TN22 2HB.
Tel: 01825 768255
Info: Bed & Breakfast in a beautiful rural location on the edge of Ashdown Forest. Members of the South East England Tourist Board. Outdoor heated swimming pool and small gym. Double room £75 (single occupancy £45). All rooms are en-suite or have a private bath/shower.

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

Selsey Beach House
26 Warner Road, Selsey, Chichester PO20 9DD
Tel: 0208 876 5476 Email:
Info: Selsey Beach House is situated only 9 Miles from Chichester, West Sussex, and is the perfect getaway for all the family. Our comfortable beach house is right by the sea and has lots of space, with room for up to 15 guests. It has a large drive, internet access, barbecue area, even an outdoor hot tub.

Farm Stay accommodation
Check out availability in West Sussex on

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

Last minute cottage holiday bookings
Tel: 01237 459888
Info: offers over 100 hand-picked holiday cottages in Sussex, perfect for making a holiday out of visiting the South of England Show. .

Bramley & Teal
Tel: 01580 232255
Info: Escape somewhere different with Bramley & Teal, offering a choice of places to stay across Sussex and Kent.

Oliver’s Travels
Tel: 0800 133 7999
Info: Oliver’s Travels provide fun-filled family holiday accommodation and group getaways or couples countryside retreat, our cottages in Sussex are the places to spend quality time.

Independent Cottages
Tel: +44 (0)1474 816660
Info:  Independent Cottages provides cottages where you can book directly with the owner. No commission, no booking fees. 100’s of independently owned holiday cottages across the East and West Sussex and throughout the South. 

LTR Castles
Tel:  +44 (0)1835 824 642
Info: Formerly the home of Lord & Lady Cowdray, LTR Castles provides Cowdray House, an outstanding English country house to rent for exclusive use for special occasions & vacations.


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.

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

Lewes Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex. RH17 7SF
Tel: 01444 451565.
E Mail
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.

East Street, Turners Hill, West Sussex. RH10 4QD
01342 714914.
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.

Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex. RH18 5JR
Tel 01342 824988. Fax 01342 826734
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. Rates available are from £145.00 including morning newspaper, full English breakfast and use of the leisure facilities

Chequers Inn Hotel, Lewes Road, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5ES.
Tel. 01342 823333.
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.
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.

The Square, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5EZ.
Tel. 01342 824144.
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.

Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield, West Sussex. RH17 5LD
Tel: 01444 416111
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


Jobs Lane, Bolney, Hickstead, West Sussex RH17 5NZ.
Tel: 01444 248023.
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 application, to include breakfast.

Balcombe, West Sussex RH17 6JT.
Tel. 01444 400251, Fax 01444 401459
Info: Offering twenty four apartments, one and two bedrooms sleeping four or six respectively. Fifteen minutes from Ardingly. Prices on application.

London Rd, East Grinstead, RH19 2BH
01342 337700
4 star international hotel
116 bedrooms newly refurbished luxury accommodation with on-site leisure and spa facilities.
Approximately 15 minutes from South of England Showground

Premier Inn – East Grinstead
London Road, Felbridge, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 2QR
Tel: 0871 527 88348

London Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex. RH19 2BH
Tel. 01342 337734
Info: Located less than 10 miles from Gatwick Airport, The Crowne Plaza Felbridge is a convenient base for business and leisure, within easy access of the M25 and M23.

2 Little King Street, East Grinstead, RH19 3DJ, United Kingdom
Tel: 08715 591884
Info: Situated close to the centre of the picturesque town and less than an hour by train from London Victoria, the Travelodge East Grinstead hotel makes for the perfect base for a breath of fresh air close to the Capital.     Breakfast available.

Jobs Lane off A23 Southbound, Nr Burgess Hill, Hickstead, RH17 5NZ
Tel:  08719 846038
Info: Perfect for exploring the green and pleasant East Sussex countryside to the north of Brighton, the Travelodge Hickstead hotel is just 13 miles away from the beautiful south coast with its golden beaches and bright lights of Brighton. Guests can enjoy a wide variety of food and drink choices within a short car journey from the hotel. Limited free parking.

Worth Turners Hill Rd, Crabbet Park, Crawley RH10 4SS
01293 884806
4 star hotel
118 bedrooms with ample parking ( charges apply ).
Approximately 12 minutes from South of England Showground

Old Hollow, Worth, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 4TA
Tel. 01293 887433.
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.

Pegler Way, Crawley RH10 1GE
Tel: 0871 984 6512
Info: Situated close to the town’s historic High Street and the County Mall a mere 9 minute walk from Crawley train station with convenient links to the airport. With a bar and cafe serving food where kids eat free

Copthorne, West Sussex
Tel: 01342 348888
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.

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

Maresfield Village, Nr Uckfield, East Sussex,
Tel: 01825 763843
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.

Marsh Green, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5QY
Tel: 01732 862152
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

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 RoadBarns Green, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 8NX
Tel: 01403 732539
Info: Caravan/Tents

Cool Camping
Tel:  0207 820 9333
Info: Cool Camping provides campsites and campervanning locations from Kent’s ‘Garden of England’ to the rolling hills of the South Downs National Park to the amazing West Sussex, discover South East England in style in a campervan and enjoy life on the open road.

Glamping accommodation
For locations and prices, please see

Camping & Caravan sites - East Sussex

Campsites co uk

Hook Farm Campsite
Hook Lane, West Hoathly,West Sussex, RH19 4PT
Tel:01342 811113
Info: Camping, tents, campervans.

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: 01825 880078
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