​​bevernbridge farm


FARMHOUSE & ANNEX 

HORSE RIDING

What better place to start than next door! The stables next door will cater to all your needs, whether a beginner, experienced rider or whether you wish to organize a children’s party event.

BONFIRES

We have to mention the Bonfire Night Celebrations in Lewes. This is something unique and must be experienced. It is the biggest event of its kind in the world and involves huge bonfires across Lewes, fireworks, burning crosses and a grand procession through the town. www.lewesbonfirecelebrations.com

BEACHES

The South Coast is a wonderful place to explore. Try Birling Gap located in Seaford. This is the chalk cliffs known as the Seven Sisters. Or take in the character and laid back vibe of Brighton. Some East Sussex beaches to try are:

  • St. Leonards – west of Hastings with plenty of facilities
  • Pevensey Bay – fishing village known as the landing place of William the Conqueror
  • Camber Beach – sand dunes beach popular with windsurfers
  • Eastbourne Beach – popular beach with a pier, bandstand and promenadeType your paragraph here.

CASTLES, CATHEDRALS AND STATELY HOMES

Sussex is steeped in history with colourful stories of medieval battles, castles, lords and smugglers ! You can visit www.sussexcastles.com or www.hha.org.uk for more ideas but here are a few suggestions:

  • Arundel Castle – built in 1068, it is a fascinating castle with plenty to see
  • Bodiam Castle – a huge castle surrounded by a moat
  • Lewes Castle – our ‘local’ castle built in 1067 by William I
  • Goodwood House – home of the Dukes of Richmond
  • Cowrday Ruins – Tudor house that was often visited by Elizabeth I
  • Sheffield Park – mentioned in the Doomsday book and landscaped by Capability Brown in the 18th Century.
  • Lancing College Chapel – Impressive Victorian Gothic masterpiece.
  • Chichester Catherdral – houses the Shrine of St RichardType your paragraph here.

GLYNDEBOURNE

Enjoy the opera and other performances at this famous institution. Visit their website for timings and tickets. Get dressed up and take a picnic !

Sussex is one of the most interesting and diverse counties in England. We have everything from great beaches to excellent locally produced food and beverages. We actually have some of the best vineyards in the country!


Our farm is located just outside the village of South Chailey. We are very close to the historical town of Lewes and the bigger town of Haywards Heath is no more than 15 minutes drive. We have a train station 1 mile down the road at Cooksbridge which will get you to Gatwick in about 30 minutes and Central London within an hour. 


There is so much to see and do in Sussex and we are confident that you will really enjoy your visit. Should you need any ideas here is just a short selection of recommended activities. 

LOCAL AREA

WALKING

The South Downs provides an abundance of walks for every level of fitness. Please see some of the ordnance maps in our file. You may wish to try: 

  • 1066 Country Walk - following William the Conqueror
  • Ardingly Reservoir – waterside nature reserve
  • Black Down – the highest peak in the South Downs
  • Chichester Canal – 7 mile stroll along the canal
  • Devils Dyke – beautiful valley near Brighton
  • Ditchling Beacon – great views of the Downs
  • Long Man of Wilmington – iconic figure carved into Windover Hill
  • Petworth Park – 700 acres of park and gardens
  • Seven Sisters – cliff side and coastal walk
  • Wakehurst Place – huge range of flora and fauna