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Strand House

Tanyards Lane, The Strand, Winchelsea, East Sussex, TN36 4JT
4 Visit England Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars Guest Accommodation

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From £65.00
Strand House


Strand House lies just outside the ancient town of Winchelsea and two miles from the historic town of Rye. A Tudor House set in a beautiful woodland garden with views over the marshes to the sea and the Royal Military Canal. It's 13 rooms provide a mix of historic and modern comfortable styles, all  have en-suite bathrooms, colour television, tea making facilities, and WiFi access.  A house of calm to while away the hours. 

Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Battle Suite (Superior)from £105.00 to £155.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Crows Nest or Marsh View (Standard Plus)from £75.00 to £110.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Garden View Dble/Triple (Standard)from £65.00 to £90.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Inglenook Double/Twin (Superior)from £85.00 to £135.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Smugglers Haunt (Standard)from £65.00 to £90.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
The Lookout (Twin)from £65.00 to £90.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Tudor, Master, Hastings or Rye (Superior)from £85.00 to £135.00 per room per night (breakfast included)
Winchelsea Beach or Willow Dble/Twin/Triple (Superior)from £85.00 to £135.00 per room per night (breakfast included)

*Prices based on 2 person occupancy. For single occupancy deduct £15 per person, and for triple occupancy add £15 per person.



TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • GreenLeader Silver
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Recent Reviews:

  • fde14
    Trip Type:
    Lovely quiet getaway
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 3rd June 2019
    We stayed in the Willow room which was lovely and cosy and the breakfast was delicious. We stayed in for the night in the room with a bottle of champagne and played some of the games available from... Read full review
  • DawnJane
    Trip Type:
    A few days away.
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 22nd June 2019
    A very beautiful house, lovely staff, a good choice of breakfast and accommodation. Breakfast is accommodating for all types of dietary needs. Lovely location. Would go back again. Parking on site. A... Read full review
  • EssexTraveller1972
    Trip Type:
    Dog friendly and delicious breakfast
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 5th July 2019
    We stayed in the Inglenook room which had plenty of space for our dog and her stuff (and ours!). Beautiful garden and delicious freshly cooked breakfast. Yes the shower is teeny but the bed is big... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From M25 go onto the M20 southbound to Junction 10 then follow A2070 signposted Hastings, then A259 signposted Rye. Follow the A259 around Rye heading towards Hastings. Strand House is on the left of the main road 2 miles outside Rye just before the town of Winchelsea. From Dover take M20 to Junction 10 and follow directions as above. Approximately 30-35 miles from channel ports and tunnel.

Public Transport Directions

Rail: Regular High Speed service from London St Pancras to Ashford International Station (38 minutes) and then local train to Rye or Winchelsea Stations (23 minutes).



  • Additional Meal Details
  • Banqueting
  • Bar
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Early breakfast available
  • Evening meal available on request
  • Full liquor licence
  • Half board supplement (£)
  • Lunch available, table service
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Packed lunches by arrangement
  • Private dining areas
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Special diets catered for
  • Vegans catered for
  • Vegetarians catered for

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age) - 10 years unless by prior request.
  • Babes in Arms - By prior request.
  • Children's Meals
  • Cot(s) available
  • Highchair(s) available
  • Special meal times for children

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Beach / Coast within walking distance
  • Beach/Coast 20 min walking distance
  • Central heating throughout
  • Dogs admitted on a lead
  • Dogs welcome
  • Event venue
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Groups welcome
  • Interconnecting Rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Licensed for alcohol
  • Licensed for civil marriages
  • Licensed for weddings & ceremonies
  • Marquee Space Available
  • Night Keys
  • No smoking in dining area
  • Open all year round
  • Open Christmas
  • Open New Year
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Patio/Terrace for guests use
  • Pets accepted by arrangement
  • Photocopier
  • Prior Booking Recommended
  • Public Telephone
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Residents lounge open all day
  • Single Sex groups welcome
  • Wireless Internet Access

Languages spoken

  • French spoken

Leisure Facilities

  • Arrangements for riding/pony trekking
  • Eating Out Within Walking Distance

Parking & Transport

  • Bus stop within walking distance
  • Free parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • Railway station within 5 miles
  • Railway station within walking distance
  • Secure cycle parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Euros accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Countryside Setting
  • In countryside
  • No smoking
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest

Room / Unit Features

  • All rooms non-smoking
  • Balcony some rooms
  • Baths some rooms
  • Black out facilities some rooms
  • Broadband
  • CD Player in all bedrooms
  • Colour Television all rooms
  • Digital TV All Rooms
  • Drying facilities
  • DVD player all rooms
  • Four poster bed some rooms
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Hairdryer all rooms
  • King sized bed some rooms
  • Queen sized beds some rooms
  • Radio all rooms
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Sea View some rooms
  • Shaver Point/s
  • Showers some rooms
  • Tea and coffee making all rooms

Specialist Features

  • Cyclists welcome
  • Marketed as gay friendly
  • Marketed as green/environmentally friendly
  • Marketed to any other specialist market
  • Short breaks available
  • Special provisions for cyclists
  • Special provisions for lone female travellers
  • Special provisions for walkers
  • Walkers Welcome

Opening Times

Open New Year
Open Christmas
Open2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)


  • 4 AA Stars Guest Accommodation
  • 4 Visit England Stars Guest Accommodation
4 AA Stars Guest Accommodation 4 Visit England Stars Guest Accommodation


  • Visit England Awards -Annual Gold Annual Gold 2014
  • Visit England Awards -Cyclists Welcome Cyclists Welcome 2014
  • Visit England Awards -Walkers Welcome Walkers Welcome 2014
  • 1066 Country Award - 1066 Partner 2008
  • Sussex Business Award -Sussex Breakfast Sussex Breakfast 2009
  • Green Tourism Business Scheme -Green Tourism Business Scheme Awaiting Grading Green Tourism Business Scheme Awaiting Grading 2009
  • Tourism South East Award -Bed & Breakfast / Guest Accommodation of the Year Silver Award Bed & Breakfast / Guest Accommodation of the Year Silver Award 2009
  • Visit England Awards -Breakfast Breakfast 2014
  • Tourism South East Award -2011/12 Bed & Breakfast/Guest Accommodation of the Year Silver Award 2011/12 Bed & Breakfast/Guest Accommodation of the Year Silver Award 2011

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