Contact and reservations

The Hideaway

Reapyears Corner

Streeters Rough

Chelwood Gate

W. Sussex

RH17 7LL

In order to call us

Feel free to call us on:

+44 1825 740243 

Or just email


The Stunning Ashdown Forest

Whether you're looking for relaxation or adventure, The Hideaway Bed and Breakfast in Chelwood Gate and Danehill is an ideal base. We've been here 20 years and know the area intimately from entertaining our young family (now grown up) to entertaining ourselves!. Listed below is a whole raft of things to do whether it's a meal, walk, day trip or rdining. We probably have most things covered but if you don't see what you're after simply ask us.

Pubs and Restaurants

We are very lucky to be at the heart of so many gastro pubs. The following are some of our favourites and are listed roughly from closest to further away. Some are 15 minutes walk and others a good hour or so. We promise you will not be disappointed with any of them.


Coach and Horses 

Address: School Lane, Danehill, East Sussex Post Code RH17 7JF

Contact: Ian Philpots  01825 740369

20 mins walk and great Sunday lunch and game in season. Open all day Sat and Sun


Griffin Inn

Address: High Street, Fletching, East Sussex Post Code TN22 3SS

Contact: Alex Twiddy  01825 722890

1 hour walk or 10 mins in car. Modern Med dining-top end wine list. Pricey but quality.


Hatch Inn

Address: Colemans Hatch, Upper Hartfield, East Sussex Post Code TN7 4EJ

Contact: Nick Drillsma  01342 822363

Right in the heart of forest with great beer and food. Real country pub stuff


Cat Inn

Address: North Lane, West Hoathly, West Sussex Post Code RH19 4PP

Contact: Andrew Russell  01342 810369

Again another great food place with proper country pub feel


La casa - Italian Restaurant, Nutley



High St, Nutley, Uckfield TN22 3NG Tel: 01825 713566


Great Pizzas and pasta 5 minutes drive


Hathi Indian RestaurantNutley



Address: High Street Nutley East Sussex TN22 3NG.

Telephone 01825  713287


Extensive Indian menu for dining in and takeaway


Gallipot Inn

Address: Gallipot Hill, Upper Hartfield, East Sussex Post Code TN7 4AJ

Contact: John Hawkridge  01892 770008


New management and haven't yet tried the food


Bull Inn

Address: The Green, Newick, East Sussex Post Code BN8 4LA

Contact: Simon Maltby  01825 722055

Normal pub food


Gravetye Manor

Address: Vowels Lane, West Hoathly, West Sussex Post Code RH19 4LJ

Contact: Celine Leslie  01342 810567

Very top end dining in plush surroundings. Breathtaking gardens to have lunch in.



The Dorset Arms

Address: Withyham, Hartfield, East Sussex Post Code TN7 4BQ

Contact: Mark Weaver  01892 770278


Newly taken over by the Lord himself and heard amazing things about the food



The Green Man

Address: The Green, Horsted Keynes, West Sussex Post Code RH17 7AS

Contact: Austin Moran  01825 790656


Normal pub food but good value


The Lamb at Piltdown

Address: Goldbridge Road, Piltdown Post Code TN22 3XL

Contact: Simon Maltby  01825 724688


Interesting menu


The Red Lion

Address: Chelwood Gate, Nr Haywards Heath, East Sussex Post Code RH17 7DE

Contact: David Sulway  01825 740265


Simple pub food


The Crown


Address: The Green, Horsted Keynes, West Sussex RH17 7AW

Phone: 01825 791609


Good gourmet pub but a bit souless in dining room. Eat in the bar area.


-Places to Visit

Haywards Heath and East Grinstead and Uckfield ( latter two have cinemas) all have train stations, usual shops and supermarkets and are 15 minutes away. Brighton and Eastbourne and the sea are about 40 minutes and the South Downs Way is approx 30 minutes. London 45 minutes by train or Gatwick 30 minutes by car. In addition we have listed below some local places of interest: 








Piltdown Golf



Piltdown, Uckfield TN22 3XB
01825 722033


Royal Ashdown Forest Golf Club


Two 18 hole golf courses, the Old (par 72) and the West (par 68), situated in East Sussex.


Chapel Ln, Forest Row RH18 5LR
01342 822018


East Sussex National


Little Horsted, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 5ES
01825 880088


Crowborough Beacon Golf Club

Address: Beacon Road, Crowborough, East Sussex Post Code TN6 1UJ

Contact: James Nairn  01892 661511


Clay Pigeon Shooting


Northall CPC, Northall Farm, Fletching, East Sussex, TN22 3SA

Tel:01825 791783


Ashdown Forest Centre

Address: Ashdown Forest Centre, Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex Post Code RH18 5JP

Contact: Tracy Buxton  01342 823583


Bluebell Railway

Address: Sheffield Park Station, Uckfield, East Sussex Post Code TN22 3QL

Contact: Customer Services  01825 720800


Bluebell Vineyard

Address: Glenmore Farm, Sliders Lane, Furner's Green, East Sussex Post Code TN22 3RU

Contact: Andrew  01825 791561


Evolution Indoor Climbing

Address: Plumfeather Lane, Lye Green, Crowborough, East Sussex Post Code TN6 1UX

Contact: Chris Tullis  01892 862924


Heaven Farm Leisure

Address: Furners Green, Uckfield, East Sussex Post Code TN22 3RG

Contact: John Butler  01825 790226


In-Gear Cycle Sport

Address: Lower Square, Lewes Road, Forest Row, East Sussex Post Code RH18 5HD

Contact: Peter Roberts  01342 823829


Nutley Windmill – Uckfield and District Preservation Society

Address: Nutley Windmill, Crowborough Road, Nutley, East Sussex Post Code TN22 3HY

Contact: Brian Pike  01435 873367


Perryhill Orchards

Address: Edenbridge Road, Hartfield, East Sussex Post Code TN7 4JJ

Contact: John Smith  01892 770595


Wyevale Garden Centre

Address: Wych Cross, Forest Row, East Sussex Post Code RH18 5JW

Contact: 08442885062


Pooh Corner

Address: High Street, Hartfield. TN7 4AE Post Code TN7 4AE

Contact: Julie Ashby  01892 770456


Riding Centre & Fruit Farm

Weekend and week day rides throughout the year.
Evening rides during the summer. 
Proprietors: Mr & Mrs P A J Turner

Telephone: 01825 740 240


Sheffield Park and Gardens

Address: Sheffield Park, Nr Uckfield, East Sussex Post Code TN22 3QX

Contact: Jo Hopkins  01825 790231


So Sussex

Address: 3 Byelaw Cottages, Spithurst Road, Barcombe, East Sussex Post Code TN22 2HA

Contact: Nigel Greenwood  07739 050816

Forest adventure of all kinds


Spa Valley Railway

Address: West Station, Nevill Terrace, Tunbridge Wells, Kent Post Code TN2 5QY

Contact: Stephen Woolven  01892 537715


The Llama Park

Address: Wych Cross, East Sussex Post Code RH18 5JN

Contact: Bobby Schuck  01825 712040


Trading Boundaries

Address: Sheffield Green, Nr Fletching, West Sussex Post Code TN22 3RB

Contact: Kristan Fawcus  01825 790200

On Fridays and weekends holds concerts of real 60/70’s bands and tributes


Ultimate Laser Games

Address: Brambletye Lane, Forest Row, East Sussex Post Code RH18 5EH

Contact: Stephan Trabucatti  01342 420500


Wilderness Wood

Address: Main Road, Hadlow Down, Uckfield, East Sussex Post Code TN22 4HJ

Contact: Dan and Emily Morrish  01825 830509


Woodland Adventures Laser Combat

Address: Crockstead Farm Hotel, Eastbourne Road, Halland, East Sussex Post Code BN8 6PT

Contact: Tim Haines  01825 840080



Tanyard Fisheries Coarse Fishery


Tanyard Fishery, Tanyard Lane, Furners Green,Near Uckfield,East Sussex,TN22 3RL

01825 791010 / 07833532842


Nutley Trout Fishery


National Cat Centre

Address: Chelwood Gate, East Sussex Post Code RH17 7TT (For Sat Nav RH17 7DE)

Contact: Dee McDonald  01825 741370

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