Forest Cottage Surrounded by 12 acres of peaceful nature Hello and welcome to the Forest Cottage, We are so excited you chose us for your little getaway and please know, we are just a text or phone call away if you need anything. We have put together a list of different things to do around the area and a bit further afield so you can get the most out of your stay. Please find the house manual/instructions at the end of this booklet. Mell: +44 7715 585 401 DINNING OUT HATHI INDIAN RESTAURANT Enjoy traditional and modern Indian cuisine or indulge in their famous all you can eat lunch buffet on Sunday’s. 27 MIN WALK - 4 MIN DRIVE GIGGLES PUB Traditional British hospitality with a Caribbean twist located near the Ashdown Forest. Enjoy a cold beer or glass of wine while taking in some of the most picturesque surroundings the area has to offer. 15 MIN WALK LA CASA ITALIAN RESTAURANT Enjoy traditional Italian cuisine at reasonable prices in a beautiful elegant setting just a 3 minute walk away. 27 MIN WALK - 4 MIN DRIVE LOCAL SUPERMARKETS WHITEWOOD STORES 20 MIN WALK Small convenience store just a short 5 min walk from The Granary. PLAWHATCH FARM 12 MIN DRIVE Selling local organic produce. Their bakery is supplied with some amazing freshly baked bread, croissants and pastries from several local bakers, all using organic ingredients. They also stock biodynamic and organic wines and beers, soft drinks, local cheeses, dried goods, local chocolate and many amazing raw honeys including local sustainably produced honey, which is available in season, and much more… On Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays their Coffee Barn has an excellent barista coffee, available from Nik. The coffee is served from Nik’s horsebox and a wood burner keeps you snug during the colder months. Cakes made by Nik’s partner, Kate, are available and are legendary. Croissants and other snacks can be purchased in the shop and eaten in the coffee barn with your coffee. WAITROSE - UCKFIELD 11 MIN DRIVE Large superstore for all your buying needs and big grocery shops! TESCO - UCKFIELD 10 MIN DRIVE Large superstore for all your buying needs and big grocery shops! THINGS TO DO... ASHDOWN FOREST DURATION DEPENDANT ON LENGTH OF WALK WHITE RABBIT YOGA Mile and miles of stunning views, 21 MIN WALK beautiful nature and the home of White Rabbit Yoga studio in Nutley our honey loving friend Winnie the East Sussex. Yoga classes, art Pooh, the Ashdown Forest is by far workshops and Homeopathy in the best place to visit during your beautiful surroundings. stay with us. POOH CORNER BLUEBELL RAILWAY 15 MIN DRIVE 12 MIN DRIVE Travel through 11 miles of glorious A must visit for Winnie the Pooh Sussex scenery behind a steam fans. Enjoy a fun game of Pooh engine with the Bluebell Railway sticks on the bridge or visit the Pooh Plenty to do for the whole family. museum and cafe. YARD YOGA PARK & GARDEN NATIONAL TRUST 12 MIN DRIVE Yard Yoga was founded in 2014 15 MIN DRIVE by sisters, Sarah Campbell-Lloyd and Daphne Harman-Clarke. Their Meander through meadows, vision was to provide yoga parkland and gardens, by lakes classes in a warm, beautiful and and the coast. Enjoy colourful welcoming space. Whether you're blooms of summer and birds a beginner or advanced, Yard and butterflies in the wind. Yoga can be enjoyed by anyone! STANDEN HOUSE - BLUEBELL VINYARD NATIONAL TRUST 11 MIN DRIVE Set amidst bluebell-strewn woods 15 MIN DRIVE from which the vineyard derives its Arts and Crafts family home name, Bluebell Vineyard Estates is a with Morris & Co. interiors, set family-run vineyard and winery in a beautiful hillside garden with with a passion for producing world plenty of fun activities. class still and sparkling wines. THE LLAMA PARK ENCRYPTION ESCAPE ROOMS & DAISY'S CAFE 7 MIN DRIVE The Park is home to a variety of animals which today includes llamas, 16 MIN DRIVE alpacas, reindeer, horses, donkeys, Enjoy a fun day out in secret rooms Jacob sheep, Kune Kune pigs, Peafowl designed to get you working as a and poultry. Stretch your legs and team Discover hidden clues and walk an Alpaca or sit back and relax crack the codes in order to escape with some food and beverages in then enjoy a bite to eat at Daisy's their cafe. Cafe, serving breakfast, lunch, snacks and cream teas. SOUTHERN PURSUITS 18 MIN DRIVE BRITISH WILDLIFE CENTRE 13 MIN DRIVE Southern Pursuits is the ultimate There is much to see at any time of destination for adrenaline- fuelled the year and most animals will be activity days . With quad biking, out and about whatever the hovercrafts, archery and much more, weather. To make the most of your you can be sure to get your heart visit don’t miss the Keeper Talks. pumping! FURTHER AFIELD... TULLEYS FARM HEVER CASTLE 30 MIN DRIVE 25 MIN DRIVE Enjoy Jousting events, butterfly walks, Famous for the best Halloween event outdoor cinemas and much more in the UK. Tulley's has plenty to offer while basking in British History. for all ages! Whether it's figuring out Panning over 700 years, the history the escape rooms, diving into the past of Hever Castle is rich and varied. The at their drive in cinema or finding Castle was the childhood home of your way through the maze, you will Anne Boleyn, who became Queen of be sure to have a fun filled day! England for just 1,000 days. ARDINGLY RESERVOIR BRIGHTON 14 MIN DRIVE 30 MIN DRIVE From shopping in the famous Including Ardingly Activity Centre ‘Lanes’, sightseeing at the beach and hosting activities such as sailing, Pier to sampling the vibrant night windsurfing and kayaking. life; Brighton caters for all interests. THANK YOU We would greatly appreciate your feedback so please feel free to leave us a review on AirBnB or HomeAway after your stay. We would like to thank you again for choosing us and we wish you a wonderful and happy getaway.