Wickham Manor Accommodation

Wickham Manor, Wickham Rock Lane, Winchelsea, East Sussex, TN36 4AG

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Wickham Manor B&B near Rye, East Sussex


Welcome to Wickham Manor, a National Trust-owned 16th Century Manor House nestled within our 750-acre mixed farm and the Charles Palmer vineyard, surrounding the ancient town of Winchelsea. In the 17th Century it was owned by Pennsylvania founder, William Penn. The Manor was divided into four cottages in the late 19th Century, then converted back into a single dwelling during the 1920s. It has been home to The Palmer Family since 1998 and Sally had previously run it as a B&B for the last 21 years.

Due to the pandemic in 2020, the family and I made the decision to split the Manor into three wings, offering two private accommodations for guests, along with a separate wing for us. This means we are now able to offer a much safer stay, with private gardens, parking and entrances. Spoilt with sea views, Winchelsea is a 20-minute walk via the 1066 footpath which runs directly through the farm and past the Manor, making it a perfect stay for keen explorers.

Wickham Manor featured as Sherlock Holmes’ residence in the 2015 movie Mr Holmes, starring Ian McKellen. It was also used as Lord Snowdon's country retreat in The Crown (Season 3 - Episode 10) on Netflix




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    Recent Reviews:

    • Vicarage1
      Trip Type:
      Blissful escape
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 18th October 2020
      Thoroughly enjoyed our escape from COVID mundanity to this magnificent Elizabethan manor. Inevitably COVID guidelines meant changes to usual arrangements but Sally was very upfront about this before... Read full review
    • Peter C
      Minster, United Kingdom
      A little corner of heaven in east Sussex
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 25th June 2021
      Absolutely enchanting. A lovely peaceful setting and delightful accommodation. Spacious and comfortable, what a joy to stay in such a beautiful and historic property. Excellent facilities. A warm... Read full review
    • Michelle B
      Beautiful old manor house and gardens plus bonus of wine tasting on site
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 25th October 2021
      Wickham manor is a very old manor house with lots of history in the gorgeous town of Winchelsea . It is a surrounded by stunning scenery which has been a set for two films. There is an added bonus... Read full review

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    Establishment Features

    • Dogs welcome
    • Wireless Internet Access

    Parking & Transport

    • On Site Car Parking
    • On site parking

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    Vines at Charles Palmer Vineyard in East Sussex at Charles Palmer Vineyard in East SussexCharles Palmer Vineyards, RotherA family-run wine estate at Winchelsea in East Sussex, producing a small and exciting collection of vintage wines. Cellar door tastings, vineyard tours, and wines available for purchase. Accommodation is available on site at Wickham Manor.

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