Places to stay near the South of England Showground
Visiting the Showground and looking for a place to stay? There are plenty of fantastic B&Bs, camping sites and hotels near Ardingly. Find below a list of great places to stay in the local area.
Please note that all information displayed is subject to us being kept up to date by the accommodation providers.
Alexander House Hotel and Utopia Spa
Address: East Street, Turners Hill, West Sussex, RH10 4QD
Tel: 01342 714914
Info: A magnificent 5-star 17th-century mansion set in 170 acres of manicured gardens & parkland. Luxury accommodation including suites, four poster suites, and breakfast. Spa breaks are available.
Ashdown Park Hotel
Address: Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JR
Tel: 01342 824988
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 an indoor heated swimming pool, jacuzzi, gymnasium, 18-hole golf course and tennis courts. Rates include a morning newspaper, a full English breakfast and use of the leisure facilities.
Address: Street Lane, Ardingly, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6UA
Tel: 01444 892214
Info: 7 bedrooms. Price includes a full English breakfast. Bar food/restaurant. Dogs welcome.
Address: 98 High Street, Lindfield, Haywards Heath, Sussex, RH16 2HP
Tel: 01444 483146
Info: All rooms ensuite. Includes breakfast.
The Birch Hotel
Address: Lewes Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 7SF
Tel: 01444 451565
Info: Three-star hotel with full facilities. 51 ensuite bedrooms. Prices include a full English breakfast.
Address: 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.
Address: Chequers Inn Hotel, Lewes Road, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5ES
Tel: 01342 823333
Info: A 15th-century old English pub with 21 rooms equipped with modern facilities, including ensuite bathrooms. Breakfast included.
The Crowne Plaza, Felbridge Hotel
Address: London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 2BH
Tel: 01342 337700
Info: 4-star international hotel with 116 bedrooms, and on-site leisure and spa facilities. Situated approximately 15 minutes from the South of England Showground.C
The Chequers Inn
Address: High Street, Maresfield Village, East Sussex, TN22 2EH
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. It has 10 refurbished ensuite rooms.
Copthorne Hotel Effingham Park
Address: Copthorne, West Sussex
Tel: 01342 348888
Info: Set in 30 acres of tranquil surroundings, all rooms are fully ensuite, with a TV, telephone and tea/coffee-making facilities. The also hotel operates a shuttle bus from Gatwick Airport.
Address: Jobs Lane, Bolney, Hickstead, West Sussex, RH17 5NZ
Tel: 01444 248023
Info: 52 ensuite bedrooms, including executive rooms. The Oak Tree Bistro and Grange Bar offer outstanding menus. Free WiFi and tea/coffee-making facilities. Prices include breakfast.
Holiday Inn, Worth
Address: Worth, Turners Hill Rd, Crabbet Park, Crawley, RH10 4SS
Tel: 01293 884806
Ockenden Manor Hotel
Address: Ockenden Lane, Cuckfield, West Sussex, RH17 5LD
Tel: 01444 416111
Info: Elizabethan manor house in a rural village, set in 9 acres with 22 distinctive rooms. Prices include breakfast. Michelin-starred restaurant and spa also on site.
Premier Inn, Burgess Hill
Address: Charles Avenue, Burgess Hill, RH15 9TQ
Tel: 0871 527 8172
Premier Inn, East Grinstead
Address: London Road, Felbridge, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 2QR
Tel: 0871 527 88348
The Roebuck Hotel
Address: Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5JL
Tel: 01342 823811
Info: A 17th-century country house, with 28 well-equipped rooms, ensuite bathrooms and a restaurant.
Address: Marsh Green, Edenbridge, Kent, TN8 5QY
Tel: 01732 862152
Info: This beautiful 18th-century manor house overlooks Starborough castle and moat. The comfortable bedrooms are generously proportioned with televisions and tea/coffee-making facilities. Each of the bathrooms has a bath, shower, WC and basin.
Address: Pegler Way, Crawley, RH10 1GE
Tel: 0871 984 6512
Travelodge, East Grinstead
Address: 2 Little King Street, East Grinstead, RH19 3DJ
Tel: 08715 591884
Address: Jobs Lane off A23 Southbound, Nr Burgess Hill, Hickstead, RH17 5NZ
Tel: 08719 846038
Camping and caravanning sites in West Sussex
We recommend the following camping sites if you’re visiting the South of England Showground:
Amberley Fields Caravan Club Site
Address: Charlwood Road, Lowfield Heath, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 0QA
Tel: 01293 524834
Aurora Ranch Caravan Park
Address: London Road, Bolney, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 5RL
Tel: 01444 881597
Bat & Ball Camping Park
Address: New Pound, Wisborough Green, West Sussex, RH14 0EH
Tel: 01403 7003313
Info: tents, caravans/motorhomes
Blacklands Caravan Park
Address: Blacklands Farm, Albourne Road, Henfield, BN5 9AT
Tel: 01273 493528
Bridge Farm CL Camp Site
Address: Cuckfield Road, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 8RE
Tel: 01444 242993
Burstye Farm CL
Address: Ardingly Road, Lindfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 2QY
Tel: 01444 483376
Tel: 0207 820 9333
Info: Cool Camping provides campsites and campervanning locations in the South East.
Farm House Caravan & Campsite
Address: Tottington Drive, Small Dole, Henfield, BN5 9XZ
Tel: 01273 493157
For locations and prices, please see:
Canopy and Stars: https://www.canopyandstars.co.uk/glamping
Campsites in Sussex: https://www.campsites.co.uk/search/campsites-in-sussex
Address: Furners Green, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 3RG
Tel: 01825 790226
Info: 55 pitches
Address: Honeybridge Lane, Dial Post, Horsham, RH13 8NX
Tel: 01403 710923
Southdown Farm Caravan and Camping
Address: Lodge Lane, Keymer, Hassocks, Brighton, West Sussex, BN6 8LX
Tel: 01273 843278
Info: 55 pitches
Address: Chapel Road, Barns Green, Horsham, West Sussex RH13 8NX
Tel: 01403 732539
Washington Caravan & Camping Park
Address: London Road, Washington, Pulborough, RH20 4AJ
Tel: 01903 892869
Camping and caravanning sites in East Sussex
Blackberry Wood Campsite
Address: Streat Lane, Streat, Nr Ditchling, Brighton, East Sussex, BN6 8RS
Tel: 01273 890035
Info: 20 pitches
Court House Farm
Address: Beddingham, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6JY
Tel: 01273 858228
Info: tents only
Crowborough Camping & Caravaning Club site
Address: Goldsmiths Recreation Ground, Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6 2TN
Tel: 01892 664827
Greenviews Caravan Park
Address: Burwash Road, Broad Oak, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 8RT
Tel: 01435 863531
Info: 10 pitches
Address: Plumpton Lane, Plumpton, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 3AJ
Tel: 01273 890348
Half Moon Pub
Address: Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AF
Tel: 01273 890253
Honeys Green Farm Caravan Park
Address: Easons Green, Framfield, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 5GJ
Tel: 01825 880078
Info: touring/tents and static caravans for hire
Hook Farm Campsite
Address: Hook Lane, West Hoathly, West Sussex, RH19 4PT
Tel: 01342 811113
Info: Camping, tents, campervans
Horam Manor Touring Park
Address: Horam, Heathfield, East Sussex, TN21 0YD
Tel: 01435 813662
The Old Mill Caravan Park
Address: Chalvington Road, Golden Cross, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3SS
Tel: 01825 872532
The Plough Inn
Address: Plumpton Green, East Sussex, BN7 3DF
Tel: 01273 890311
Address: Kingston Road, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 3ND
Tel: 01273 488450
St Ives Farm Caravan Park
Address: Butcherfield Lane, Hartfield, East Sussex, TN7 4JX
Tel: 01892 770213
Info: Directly opposite the Showground with free off-road parking. Prices from £40 a night, 3 double rooms available.
The Bed & Breakfast Network
Up-to-date list of B&B’s and hotels in the Haywards Heath area
Contact: Veronica and Peter Freer-Ash
Address: Bramble Cottage, The Street, Bolney, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 5PG
Tel: 01444 881643
Bramley & Teal
Tel: 01580 232255
Info: Escape somewhere different with Bramley & Teal, offering a choice of places to stay across Sussex and Kent.
Contact: Mr and Mrs Anderson
Address: 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 on a self-catering or bed and breakfast basis.
Contact: Emma Falize
Address: 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 can use the health club facilities.
The Cider House
Contact: Christina Flowers
Address: The Cider House, Hammingden Lane, Ardingly, West Sussex. RH16 6SR.
Tel: 01444 891340
Info: £80 per person per night. Extensive parking.
Tel: 01326 555555
Info: Classic Cottages have the perfect holiday home waiting for you in beautiful Sussex. From family sized cottages to romantic woodland cabins for two, we have something for every holiday.
Farm Stay accommodation
Check out availability in West Sussex on https://www.farmstay.co.uk
Field Cottage B&B
Contact: Toby and Emma Whittome
Address: Field Cottage, Sloop Lane, Scaynes Hill, West Sussex, RH17 7NP
Tel: 01444 831626
Info: A wonderfully quiet detached luxury annexe which sleeps up to 4, with views across open fields. Ample parking, no smoking, and no pets please.
Contact: Mrs Sylvia Fowler
Address: 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.
Contact: Jane Reece
Address: 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.
Tel: 01237 459888
Info: Holidaycottages.co.uk offers over 100 hand-picked holiday cottages in Sussex, perfect for making a holiday out of visiting the South of England Show.
Contact: Ronnie, Martin or Amanda
Address: 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.
Contact: Mrs D A Birchell
Address: 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. You’ll find a warm welcome, an inviting lounge, comfortable beds and memorable breakfasts, served in the conservatory overlooking the large garden.
The Hut in the Orchard
Contact: Alicia Acton
Address: Conies Farm, Maplehurst Road, Maplehurst, Horsham, West Sussex, RH13 6RN
Tel: 01403 864466
Mobile: 07968 168829
Info: Shepherd’s Hut in an exclusive 3/4 acre orchard paddock on a working farm, 20 min drive from the showground.
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.
Contact: Sylvia Martin
Address: 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.
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.
New Farm House
Contact: Mr and Mrs Allan Haddrell
Address: New Farm House, Nyes Hill, Wineham Lane, Bolney, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 5SD
Tel: 01444 881617
Info: All rooms have ensuite facilities, TV and free WiFi. There is also a self-catering cottage available.
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.
Contact: Carol and Roy Pontifex
Address: 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.
Address: Pinehurst, Tylers Green, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 4BW
Tel: 01444 456578
Info: Country house accommodation, ensuite rooms, TV, close to restaurants, pubs and shops and set in an acre of gardens with ample parking.
Contact: Sue Coppard
Address: Red Ghyll, Jackie’s Lane, Newick, East Sussex, BN8 4QX
Tel: 01825 722693
Contact: Mrs Belinda Moon
Address: Rocklands, Church Lane, Ardingly, West Sussex.
Tel: 01444 892312
Info: Double room with ensuite. Five-minute walk from showground.
Contact: Dottie Esdaile
Address: Ardingly, RH17 6TD
Tel: 01444 892385 / 07720315182
Info: 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.
Contact: Sue Nelson
Tel: 01444 892949
Selsey Beach House
Address: 26 Warner Road, Selsey, Chichester, PO20 9DD
Tel: 0208 876 5476
Info: Selsey Beach House is situated nine miles from Chichester, West Sussex.
Last minute cottage holiday bookings
Stantons Hall Farm
Address: Stantons Hall Farm, Eastbourne Road, Blindley Heath, Lingfield, Surrey. RH7 6LG
Tel: 01342 832401
Info: We are family run accommodation near Lingfield, Surrey.
Stonelands West Lodge
Contact: Mrs Hutchings
Address: Stonelands West Lodge, Ardingly Road, West Hoathly, West Sussex, RH19 4RA
Tel: 01342 715372
Info: A Victorian Cottage on the B2028 between Turners Hill and Ardingly, 1.1/2 miles from the Showground. There is one double bedded room, and one twin-bed room in the house, sharing a bathroom. Prices include a full English breakfast. TV, tea/coffee-making facilities and with Wi-Fi.
The Village Pantry
Contact: Bill and Pam Jays
Address: 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.
Contact: Bob and Liz Felton
Address: Birchgrove, Horsted Keynes, West Sussex, RH17 7DJ
Tel: 01825 740726 / 07512 206616
Info: Beautiful Sussex farmhouse with three luxury ensuite guest rooms including one suite/family room.
Contact: Nick and Nicole Pendleton
Address: 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.
Contact: Rowena Gittoes
Address: Wartling Place Wartling, Herstmonceux, East Sussex
Tel: 01323 832590
Info: Family run, 5-star bed and breakfast in a Georgian Grade 2 listed building.