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Northiam is an historic village positioned in the valley of the Rother River, in the County of East Sussex, and is home to just over two thousand people. It's an attractive village, complete with a Village Green that's steeped in history. An ancient Oak tree proudly stands where Queen Elizabeth I once sat whilst enjoying a picnic, when she was journeying to Rye in 1573. It is said that she was so pleased that she left behind a pair of green damask slippers which are still treasured by the village today. Clustered around the Green that is still home to an ancient Water Pump that was used right up until 1907, are pretty cottages, white weather boarded houses that date back centuries, and the 12th Century Church dedicated to St Mary's whose melodious sound of six bells can often be heard. Nearby, are the playing fields which played host to no less than four Prime Ministers during the second World War when Churchill inspected the troops who were preparing for the infamous D Day Landings. Visitors can enjoy walks in the pleasing countryside, along the river bank, or there are a handful of shops for that every day purchase, and a good choice of pubs to try.

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Chestnut Lodge (1.39 miles)

Chestnut Lodge
Chestnut Lodge, in the village of Beckley, is a beautifully restored nineteenth century Grade II listed Regency home. Set back and occupying an elevated position, parking is on the frontage, off Main Street, in front ... More | visit website
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White Dog Inn (1.93 miles)

White Dog Inn

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Welcome to the White Dog - Ewhurst Green. This lovely country inn is situated in a small village location with fantastic views from the rear garden of Bodiam Castle. As ... More

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Flackley Ash Hotel and Restaurant (3.68 miles)

Flackley Ash Hotel and Restaurant

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Our Georgian house is one of Sussex’s charming small country house hotels set in a quiet rural setting, close to the ancient Cinque Port of Rye. We offer guests a warm and ... More

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Brickwall Hotel (5.08 miles)

Brickwall Hotel

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The Brickwall Hotel stands overlooking the village green in the pretty East Sussex village of Sedlescombe. Originally built in 1597 for the local ironmaster, the hotel combines a touch of Tudor times ... More

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Kester House Bed & Breakfast (5.16 miles)

Kester House Bed & Breakfast
Kester House is located in the East Sussex village of Sedlescombe at the foot of the Green just a quick walk from its friendly local pub that dates back to the 14th century. In fact, ... More | visit website
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Corkwood Bed and Breakfast (5.36 miles)

Corkwood Bed and Breakfast
Less than 2 miles (5 minutes drive) outside of The Historic Town of Rye, we are perfectly located for exploring Rye, Romney Marsh, Camber sands, and other attractions. We are also 20 minutes drive from ... More | visit website
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The Royal Oak (5.37 miles)

The Royal Oak

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The Royal Oak is the first ArtHouse Hotel in England. It’s a concept created by Proprietor Janelle Tresidder to bring high quality original art into an English hotel. At the Royal ... More

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Leeford Place Hotel (5.71 miles)

Leeford Place Hotel

Leeford Place Hotel is situated in a beautiful eight acre country setting, the oldest part of the building dating from the fifteenth century and reputed to have once been a Royal Hunting Lodge. On arrival ... More | visit website

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The Bell at Iden (5.71 miles)

The Bell at Iden

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We have 2 delightful letting rooms,separate to the pub in a converted stable block, both have; · King sized beds, with duvets· En suite· Original oak beams· Tea & coffee ... More

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Claverton Country House (6.01 miles)

Claverton Country House
Claverton House is an Edwardian Property situated within secluded and landscaped gardens. Located in a country lane position close to the A21 in East Sussex. An ideal base to explore the area, steeped in 1066 ... More | visit website

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