Buxted Park, Uckfield

This Georgian Palladian mansion provides a chic country escape that’s surrounded by a stunning 312 acres of land and views complete with an elegant two-AA rosette restaurant.

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When former guests include William Wordsworth, King George V, Winston Churchill and yes, even Marlon Brando you can rest assured this hotel has luxury and elegance at its very core. The Grade II-listed Palladian mansion that is Buxted Park was built in 1772 and is incredibly picturesque, it’s not hard to see why it’s so popular for weddings!

Ceremonies can take place in the incredible Victorian orangery, outside with the mansion in the background, or in a romantic period room. Whether it’s a large party or intimate celebration, Buxted Park know exactly what they’re doing to create a magical day with a choice of packages and planning options designed to take the stress away.

But that’s not all it offers, there’s a staggering 312 acres of beautiful countryside at the hotel where anyone up for a weekend escape or little retreat can flock to for some relaxation or exploration. After all, the famous Ashdown Forest is just three miles away, along pretty country lanes and also nearby to East Sussex gems, the National Trust’s Sheffield Park and Gardens and the Bluebell steam railway.

Having said that, with rooms as beautiful as the 43 on offer here, you may not want to leave. You can choose between classic or executive rooms that all honour the hotel’s heritage with modern touches, there are also six suites with each room offering complete luxury. The hotel is dog friendly so you can take advantage of the variety of walks locally as well as enjoying croquet on the lawn in the summer and alfresco dining in the grounds. Or you can play board games by an open fire for colder months and there’s a private cinema where guests can enjoy watching a film.

Hungry for more? The Orangery Restaurant has two AA-rosettes and offers modern British dining with a passion for showcasing local produce, including Buxted Park version, Hastings stone bass and Sussex lamb and of course wine. You’ll also find classic grills and traditional favourites and the obligatory three-course Sunday lunch. You can enjoy pre dinner cocktails in the Coat of Arms lounge and peruse the menu there. You’ll also want to book in for an afternoon tea. The views from the restaurant area are as impressive as the food ensuring you’ll never want to leave!

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Station Road, Uckfield TN22 4AY



01825 733333

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