The White Horse

Chilgrove, West Sussex

A luxurious South Downs country inn, with boutique interiors, including breakfast and optional vineyard tour and wine tasting

Featuring its own helicopter landing site and chic designer cabins, The White Horse in Chilgrove, West Sussex, takes its place at the more luxurious end of the country inns spectrum. Easily sought out from Chichester, this boutique inn offers an equally warm welcome to its luxury weekend-breakers as it does to its friendly local regulars. The White Horse’s dedication to championing Britain's rich culture, heritage and natural beauty has led to its inclusion in The Epicurean Collection.

Not forgetting its village roots and with a GQ Food & Drink Award for 'Best Pub' and a Harpers award for the 'Best drinks offer in a pub' under its belt, the homely watering hole offers the perfect stop off for walkers and cyclists who fancy a pint of real ale or a coffee and cake on the pub benches, which dot the green out front. The AA Rosette-awarded restaurant prides itself on its 'forest-to-fork' ingredients. Expect to dine on a menu of South Downs lamb, field mushrooms and pork tenderloin, plus plenty of seafood options and pub classics, all washed down with an equally impressive wine selection.

Rooms come with or without copper baths and feature a selection of Bramley bathroom amenities, alongside a private courtyard boasting spectacular South Downs views. Wrap yourself in four-poster sheepskin, wool and Egyptian cotton luxury, surrounded by elegantly rustic furnishings. After a sound night's sleep in your relaxing room, wake up to a delicious full English to recharge your batteries before venturing out for some fresh South Downs air.

The White Horse Inn has recently won three more awards, and was crowned 'Part of the Pub Group of the Year' by The Good Pub Guide, overall winner at The Good Shoot Hotel Awards 2017, and runner-up for the 'Funkiest B&B of the year 2016' by the AA.

Excellent for
Boutique Food Country UK and Ireland Scenery Romance

We like

  • Relaxing in the friendly local pub with an equally local ale
  • Sampling some of the fine local produce on The White Horse's varied menu
  • Having a soak in the roll-top copper bath or a hot shower after a long walk on the Downs
  • Staying in an prestigious Epicurean Collection country inn

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