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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Escape Rooms & Games at Tulleys Farm
August 2019 – February 2020
Midsummer Night’s Dream Performance at Wakehurst Place
Saturday 31st August 2019 & Sunday 1st September 2019
Cheese ‘Meats’ Wine at Bolney Wine Estate
Friday 6th September 2019
Shocktoberfest at Tulleys Farm
Friday 4th October 2019 - Saturday 2nd November 2019
RAF Veteran signing event & Merlin Run at Wings Aviation Museum
Saturday 12th October 2019
Glow Wild at Wakehurst Place
(Thursdays to Sundays) 21st November 2019 – 22nd December 2019
Festive Feast at Bluebell Railway
Monday 2nd December 2019 - Wednesday 4th December 2019, Monday 9th December 2019 – Wednesday 11th December 2019
Renew & Refresh – From £289 per room for two
Take time out to renew and refresh yourself on our most popular overnight escape including £35 per person to spend on food, your choice of 40 minute treatment and the full works breakfast. …
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast – From £239 per room for two
STAY WITH DINNER
Escape to the Surrey hills and indulge in an overnight escape in a stylish room or suite with £35 per person to spend on food in our 2 AA rosette awarded restaurant and the full works breakfast. …