Surrounding Niceties

Eating & Drinking

The Bull Inn, Ticehurst

  • 01580 200586

Huntley Mill Rd, Ticehurst, Wadhurst,

TN5 7HH.

The Bull Inn, originally founded in 1385, is the essence of an English country pub. Set amongst rolling fields and woodland, the pub specialises in a friendly welcome, good pub grub, excellent service and a cosy ambience.

There is a large garden, field and childrens play area, which come into their own during the summer months.
Also, exceptionally dog friendly - I speak from experience, having three of my own!

The Bell In Ticehurst

  • tel: +44(0) 1580 200 234
  • reservations: +44(0)1580 202 300

Shoyswell Cottage

Sheepstreet Lane


East Sussex

TN19 7AZ

Why not support our local. It has great food, tasty beverages and a lovely atmosphere, where you will be surrounded by terrific people. 

The Vineyard

  • The Vineyard in Lamberhurst
  • 01892 890222

The Down, Lamberhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN3 8EU

Part of the elite pubs group of seven excellent venues across Kent & East Sussex, the Vineyard offers an ideal spot for either lunch or dinner.

An exceptionally good menu offering modern English cuisine interspersed with old favourites and classic roasts, is served by a professional & friendly team.

The pub is surrounded by its own garden with a childrens play area, and sits in the middle of the rolling vineyards from which Chapel Down wine is produced

The Poet at Matfield

  • +44(0) 1892 722 416

The Poet at Matfield

Maidstone Road,



TN12 7JH.

Situated in the quintessential English village of Matfield, in the heart of rural Kent, our unique Grade II listed building is steeped in history and offers a relaxing ambience with a few quirky twists.

Open all day every day for breakfast, brunch, lunch, light snacks, dinner and Sunday lunch

The Great House, Cranbrook

  • The Great House in Cranbrook
  • 01580 753119

Gills Green, Hawkhurst, Cranbrook.

TN18 5EJ

The Great House, part of the elite pubs group, offers grown up food in grown up surroundings in a 16th Century building which has been tastefuly refurbished, and sits between Hawkhurst and Cranbrook.

Excellent cuisine is served by a friendly & professional team.

Walks & Activities

Bedgebury Pinetum

  • tel: +44(0)1580 879 842

Friends of Bedgebury Pinetum,

Park Lane,


Kent TN17 2SL.

Take a lovely walk or cycle around Bedgbury. Or if you are feeling really adventurous have a go on the zip lines with GO Ape!

Penshurst Place

  • + 44 (0) 1892 870307

Penshurst Place,




TN11 8DG.

A great family day out, with lots to learn and do.

Adventure playground, maize maze, fine dining and special events held regularly.

Garden, grounds and gift shop open 10.30am – 6pm

Services & Business


  • 07772572233

The George,

29 Mt Ephraim,

Tunbridge Wells,


TN4 8AA.

fluxio is a digital technology and design partnership. We focus on two key areas: branding & identity design, and website development & management systems.

fluxio are responsible for the design, development & upkeep of this site.

We strive to understand our customers and their target audiences, and in turn create innovative products that enhance engagement between them.

Together, we’ve been designing & developing solutions, both on and off screen, for the past 5 years.

Knowle Grange Health Club & Spa

  • 01892 750761

Knowle Grange Health Spa,

Wadhurst Road,



Shoyswell Cottage is delighted to have partnered with Knowle Grange Health Club & Spa.

Knowle Grange will be happy to provide beauty therapists, massage, and a range of other services for guests at Shoyswell Cottage B&B. 

Prior booking is required. Please contact Shoyswell Cottage on the listed website number

Shhh Therapy Suite

  • 01892 710 888

The Old Library,

High Street,


East Sussex,


Available exclusivly at Shoyswell Cottage or at Shhh's own premises. 

A large variety of treatments are offered by therapists that boast over 45 years experience between them, who focus on the holistic and organic healing therapies whilst embracing the more modern beauty technology.

We offer many possibilities tailored to your individual needs We hope to send you back out into the world with a feeling of wellbeing and balance that will continue into your day long after your therapy has ended…

Enquire with us & treat yourself!

Cosy Studios

  • +44(0) 777 257 2233

Rampton House,

Pillory corner,


E.Sussex. TN5 7QG.

Cosy Studios are a media studio based just down the road from Shoyswell.

Overlooking Bewl reservoir, a perfect creative environment awaits you. Audio production, graphics, events management..