The Bell in Ticehurst

Ticehurst, East Sussex

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Pretty Vacant lodge

Benefit of Doubt room

Benefit of Doubt room

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The Moon Wild room

The Moon Wild room

The Then and the Now room

The Then and the Now room

Between the Lines lodge

Between the Lines lodge

Between the Lines lodge

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Pour L'Amour lodge

Pour L'Amour lodge

A quirky boutique hotel in a traditional village setting, including breakfast and the choice between a room or a spacious and romantic wooden lodge

This is how you do boutique. Situated in a charming village in the heart of rural East Sussex, The Bell in Ticehurst is an old coaching inn reborn as an utterly original hotel and restaurant. Rather than streamlining one particular school of design, the concept here is delightfully eclectic; a muddle of country game fair, vintage Victoriana and modern dandy. In fact, The Bell has previously been awarded the best UK pub with rooms in Red magazine's travel awards, and has scooped up much praise from Condé Nast Traveller, The Times, Tatler and more.

The bedrooms and lodges are individually styled, some with freestanding copper tubs, some with exposed brick walls; all with authentically scuffed hardwood floors. Comfort is paramount, with handmade Somnus mattresses and luxury bedding, as well as chic en-suite bathrooms that you may well be tempted to sleep in. Not just an interesting place to crash, The Bell in Ticehurst serves fine ales and features an acclaimed English restaurant (The Independent have in fact paid homage to its patriotic menu, and the National Pub & Bar Awards named it South East Pub of the Year 2017).

Excellent for
Country UK and Ireland Boutique Food Romance

We like

  • The eclectic jumble of Victoriana and contemporary arthouse at this unique retreat
  • Savouring the English country menu -– seasonal farm veg, local game and fresh fish
  • Opting to stay in one of the lovely new lodges
  • The pretty location, close to mature woodland and Bewl Water

Second opinion

  • To find out more about the hotel, please visit their website
  • Read guest reviews on TripAdvisor
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