Stoneacre Lodge is situated just outside the historic village of Herstmonceux with its traditional pubs and selection of excellent restaurants. Nearby villages also boast charming country pubs and restaurants. We would be happy to make reservations for you.

This beautiful area of Sussex is well known as 1066 country and has a huge variety of attractions including Herstmonceux Castle with its science centre and observatory, Pevensey Castle, Battle Abbey, a variety of stunning National Trust properties, such as Rudyard Kipling's home Batemans, Winston Churchill's home Chartwell, Bodiam Castle, Alfriston Clergy House and Virginia Wolfe's home Monk's House in Rodmell, near Lewes.



Herstmonceux Castle


Eastbourne Seafront
The popular gardens of Sissinghurst, Pashley Manor, Sheffield Park and Merriments are also within easy reach. Glyndebourne Opera house is a short car drive away and the historic towns of Brighton, Royal Tunbridge Wells, Battle, Hastings and ancient Rye are also a short distance. The famous South Downs, Beachy Head, Seven Sisters and Ashdown Forest are wonderful for walks. Pevensey Bay and Eastbourne beaches are close by. Eastbourne has a promenade, pier, bandstand, theatres, large shopping centre, leisure swimming pool and cinemas.

London is approximately 1 hour by train from Polegate. London/Gatwick airport is an hour's car journey whilst the Channel Tunnel, Dover is approximately 2 hours by car.