The Beeches

Lewes, Sussex
Bed & Breakfast

Country house in eight acres of beautiful gardens, orchard and woodland. Relaxed friendly place with horticultural and arts & crafts courses


2 rooms


Rooms sleep 2


Pull the shiny brass bell and step into a wide, welcoming hall. Bedrooms are inviting too with goose down quilts and pillows, striking art and flowers; the guest sitting room below has French windows opening to the garden, more art and comfortable character. Sandy’s breakfast by the Aga is a home-produced and local spread, and you eat in a sunny room with pottery on the dresser and an old clock ticking away. Make time to explore the interest-filled garden; there’s a willow house by one of the ponds where you can sip wine on summer eves. Find great walks from the door, vineyards and gardens to visit, and Brighton within easy reach.


  • Hot tub
  • WiFi
  • Swimming pool
  • Mobile reception
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Open fire / woodburner
  • Bar
  • Parking on premises
  • Licensed premises
  • Free parking nearby
  • Meals available
  • Vegetarian meals
  • Paid parking nearby
  • Accessible by public transport
  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited mobility
  • Air conditioning
  • Relaxation areas
  • Garden
  • Tennis court
  • Pets welcome

Family friendly

  • Baby monitor
  • Children welcome
  • Books and toys
  • Babies welcome
  • Stair gates
  • High chair


  • Pub/bar within 3 miles
  • Restaurant within 3 miles
  • Shop within 3 miles


  • Bikes available
  • Food courses
  • Kayaking
  • Other courses
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Wild swimming

& pricing

Booking information

No smoking
Smoking not permitted anywhere in the property.
Owner has pets
Animals living on the property.
Pubs/restaurants 4 miles.


Nightly price
from £115
1 Double
From £115
1 Double
From £115


Splendid house, very comfortable and airy room, absolute silence during the night, charming hosts, impressive garden : only good things to say about this place. Highly recommendable !

Claire, Brittany

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The neighbourhood

Local points of interest from Sandy Coppen

  • The Beeches is a grade ll listed country house in the heart of the Sussex countryside. We are close to the South Downs for bracing walks.
  • For those for whom gardens are a passion, there are a number of wonderful gardens within easy reach: Bateman’s the home of Rudyard Kipling, Wakehurst Place, Borde Hill Gardens, Great Dixter, Sheffield Park &Nymans.
  • Glyndebourne Opera house is only five miles away. Barcombe is equidistant from the famous seaside towns of Eastbourne and Brighton.
  • The County town of Lewes is 3.5 miles away. It has a wealth of historical buildings, interesting shops, pubs and the 300 year-old Harvey’s brewery, producing award-winning real ales. At the heart of the town, a Norman Castle dominates the centre.
  • Your taste in art and literature can be indulged at Charleston, 6 miles away, the country house of the Bloomsbury Group of artists and writers. The Virginia Woolf connection can be further explored at Monk’s House, Rodmell, 4 miles away.
  • There are many traditional Country pubs in villages around Barcombe: The Jolly Sportsman in East Chiltington, The Ram in Firle, The Griffin in Fletching, The Rainbow in Cooksbridge, The Anchor in Barcombe, to name a few.