Local Area of Alexander House

Explore the countryside

Exceptional views and some of the best walking routes in the south of England await at the edge of our estate. We are so lucky to have such an incredible area on our doorstep and encourage you to make the most of it during your luxury getaway to the Sussex countryside. Have a look below for some of our favourite things to do in the local area.

National Trust Properties

Wakehurst Place
The wild botanic garden on the High Weald of West Sussex has over 500 acres of beautiful ornamental gardens, woodlands and a nature reserve. Wakehurst is also home to the Millennium Seed Bank, the largest wild seed conservation project in the world. Entry is free for National Trust and Kew Garden members.

Nymans
Visit Nyman's, an intimate garden set around a romantic house and ruins and every garden lovers' dream. Home to a variety or flora and fauna, the pools, open meadows and clearing allow for a delightfully tranquil setting.

Local Attractions

British Wildlife Centre
Boasting the finest collection of native wildlife, including over 40 different species, The British Wildlife Centre is the perfect escape for guests looking to get back to nature.

Tulley's Farm Escape Rooms
Put your detective skills to the test with a fully interactive challenge at Tulley's Escape Rooms. Find the clues, solve the puzzles and beat the room.

Activities

Tilgate Park
For our visiting pet pooches Tilgate Park is a must visit. This outdoor expanse of lakes, lawns and gardens is also home to miles of woodland and bridleways, which are ideal for exploring on two feet or four with a tail.

Ardingly Reservoir
The tranquil reservoir is the perfect spot for walking, relaxing, bird watching and fishing. Ardingly Activity Centre also provides sailing, canoeing and windsurfing opportunities.

Local Cycle Route
Today cycling has become a cornerstone in fitness campaigns, with the London 2012 Olympic Games seeing a huge increase in participation across the UK. Now it's your turn to take to the roads and explore the stunning Sussex countryside by bike! A nice easy route with the exception of Turners Hill...happy pedalling!

Upcoming Local Events

Visiting one of the below events?

With it's nearby location and breathtaking views of the Sussex Countryside, Alexander House is the perfect base to enjoy the best of both worlds throughout your visit.

Glorious Goodwood
31st July - 4th August 2018

Brighton Pride
3rd - 5th August 2018

Shocktoberfest
October 2018

Race Days at Lingfield Racecourse
4th - 9th September 2018

London to Brighton Bike Ride
16th June 2019

South of England Show
June 2019

Scientology Conference
October 2019

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