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Cottage | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 2

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner

The Escape is the perfect place to relax and unwind, offering modern, fully equipped accommodation with a cosy familiar feel.

At The Escape you can relax in front of the Log burner, cook a meal in a fully fitted kitchen or enjoy the hospitality of The Cock Inn 100m away. The Cock, a 16th century coaching inn, has an atmospheric bar, inglenook fireplace and lots of history. The menu is extensive and good value for money.

The Escape is surrounded by fields, with a footpath to picturesque Barcombe Mills passing the gate. Walkers are within a short drive of the South Downs National Park, the South Downs Way and the Ashdown Forest, making this a wonderful base for walking breaks.

Glyndebourne is 2.5km away, so a visit to the Opera could be combined with the historic town of Lewes, offering a Norman Castle, Priory and Anne of Cleves House.

With Brighton only 1/2 hours drive away, The Escape is an ideal place to explore this cosmopolitan town, whether for its Regency history or vibrant night life

Size Sleeps up to 2, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Brighton or Seaford 15 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest Amenities 1.5 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: London Gatwick 50 km, Nearest railway: Lewes 4 km
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Log fire, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms
Furniture Double beds (1), Dining seats for 2, Lounge seats for 3
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Balcony or terrace, Shared garden
Access Parking

The South East England region

The South East of England offers a wide variety of Attractions in close proximity. The glorious countryside of the South Downs and the Weald are on your doorstep and London is only an hours train ride away.

Sussex offers picturesque villages, cosmopolitan towns, traditional seaside resorts, stately homes and beautiful gardens, all within 50km of Lewes.


The county town of Lewes, has historic connections with Simon de Montfort and the English Civil War. It has a medieval Castle and Priory and was the home of Anne of Cleeves, wife of Henry VIII.

Lewes has a good selection of interesting independent shops and restaurants. Especially worth a visit are Harveys Brewery shop with Brewery tour and Bills restaurant in the Cliffe High Street.

The Bonfire night celebrations on November 5th are world renowned. The fancy dress processions and Fireworks are a sight unrepeated in England.

Lewes Artwave festival is late August - early September annually.

Ringmer village has a small shopping centre near the village green, with an dependant butchers and bakers and also an small spermarket. Waitrose and Tesco can be found in Lewes.

Ringmer has a swimming pool and there is a well equipped leisure centre in Lewes. Golf can be played on the Downs in Lewes or at East Sussex National course 10 minutes away.

Glyndebourne Opera, Firle Place and Charleston Manor, home of the Bloomsbury Set, are all within a short drive.

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22 Jun 2014


"Absolute Perfection!"

We have just returned home from the most beautiful cottage. If we could pick it up and take it with us to wherever we holiday then we would. The situation is lovely in John and Joy's lovely gar… More

Thank you so much for the great review. Cara takes her role as head of customer services, very seriously...especially when she gets sweeties!!

24 Feb 2014


"Beautiful and High Quality"

Plenty big enough for two people. High quality fixtures and fittings - wish I had a bathroom like that!Fire lit and house warm before we arrived - fresh scones with jam and butter waiting for us. ver… More

Thank you for your kind words. I am so glad you enjoyed yourselves. Hope to see you again soon.

29 Dec 2013


"Cosy, lovely and peaceful"

We didn't get a chance to write in the guestbook because we stayed over the Christmas period and needed to get away to the next family venue, but it was the most perfect location for Christmas-in… More

Thank you so much for your lovely comments. Christmas is a special time, so we try to make everything just perfect for our guests.
Cara has been a charge of 'Guest Relations' for some time and we think she is a natural for the job!

12 Sep 2013


"An attractive, well designed, comfortable, well equiped little 'home-from-home'"

This lovely, compact venue is cleverly designed in order to fit in all the facilities you may be liable to need. Although situated in the countryside, it is close enough to Lewes to reach the major su… More

Dear Sue & Steve
Thank you very much for your Review on tripadvisor. Its great to get feedback and really helps us to get bookings. Look forward to seeing you in the future.
Best wishes Joy, John and of course Cara (who is head of public relations!!)

9 Apr 2013


"A beautiful cottage with a wonderfully warm and cosy feel - perfect!"

We arrived to a very warm welcome from Joy and John, who had left us a bottle of wine to settle in with, and later in the week, after we returned from an arduous walk brought us home-made scones to en… More

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