Our nearest town is Uckfield, which has a good range of shops (including a Waitrose) and an excellent cinema, as well as a range of coffee shops and restaurants. Other towns within easy reach are Lewes (15 minutes), Tunbridge Wells (25 minutes) and Brighton (35 minutes).
We have many pubs and restaurants within easy reach.
There is also theatre and music in Brighton, and we are less than 15 minutes' drive from Glyndebourne. The music and literary festivals of Brighton and Charleston House (once the home of Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant) are within easy reach.
There are a number of National Trust properties close by, including Sheffield Park, Batemans and Wakehurst Place. There is plenty of opportunity for walking locally - apart from our local footpaths, the Ashdown Forest is 10 minutes away, and we are within 30 minutes of the South Downs and the sea. There are a number of local golf courses - Piltdown has its own, and the East Sussex National Course is 10 minutes away.
Other attractions include racing at Plumpton, the Bluebell Steam Railway and Drusillas Zoo.