Unique Accommodation in Hastings & 1066 Country
Bored with a standard double?...Break the mould by staying somewhere different brimming with personality and quirkeness.
The Old Courthouse B&B (Hurst Green)
This unique award winning listed Victorian Courthouse, filled with character, has been transformed. Spend the night in the old holding cells for the Court House where there is nothing but luxury. The accommodation is large with stained glass windows and vaulted ceilings; there is an en-suite with a candlelit sunken bath and a walk in rain shower.
The Mermaid Inn (Rye)
This is one of the most beautiful and loveliest smugglers’ inns in England. There are many stories of haunting at the Mermaid. Secret passageways, a moving panel and Priest’s Hole; every corner of this building is steeped in history.
Old Borough Arms (Rye)
In former times, the Old Borough Arms has played host to smugglers and sea-farers, and has welcomed a variety of guests since being built in 1720 upon a part of the old town wall.
The Prince Regent Showman's Carriage (Bodiam)
Go Glamping in style and comfort. Couples only holiday retreat situated in the valley overlooking the ruins of Bodiam Castle – a perfect and unique place to stay for a birthday, anniversary or just a treat to get away from it all for the weekend.
The carriage was originally built in 1894 as a fairground owners home and has been lovingly preserved to include beautiful mahogany woodwork and crystal ornate mirrors. The inside is cosy with seating for 2 in front of a vintage tiled fireplace with imitation log burner.
St Benedicts was built in 1881 when the regency resort of St Leonards on Sea was being developed into a stylish and tranquil residential town for Victorians to enjoy the charms of the sea.
The house has been meticulously restored to recreate the atmosphere, comfort and elegance of late 19 century life. Immerse yourself in the manner of an artistic family household of the time.
Located in the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Swallowtail Hill offers a stylish glamping experience. The wooden cabins are furnished comfortably and in keeping with the surroundings. The beds have been hand crafted using all different pieces of wood and you’ll find old apple crates as bedside tables, antique trunks for storage and handmade coffee tables.
The Meadow Keeper’s cottage is a one-off, hand built by local craftsmen with timber sourced from local woods, it’s a quirky cottage-on-wheels. If you know your fairy stories – think gingerbread cottage and you’ve got the idea.
Little Turret is a Grade II listed and former home to the Beauport Home Farm workers. This property has been sympathetically renovated keeping original features and combining Farrow and Ball colours with William Norris and Andrew Martin featured wallpapers. Enter and make your way up the winding stone staircase and stop to admire the ceiling, you won’t be disappointed!
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