Category: News

Here you can find the latest news articles we have written.


Hugh Davie

A very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to all our guests

Mr Holmes film

Mr Holmes filmed in Winchelsea

Sir Ian McKellen stars in new Sherlock Holmes movie Only a few days left before the release of the new Sherlock Holmes movie “Mr Holmes which was filmed in Winchelsea and Japan last year. Strand House hosted many of the production crew and principals while the filming took place at Wickham Manor Farm. Trailer You can see a preview trailer: more »

Medival Port of Winchelsea Project

During April a team from the Centre for Marine Archaeology at University of Southampton carried out a successful 3 days of field work in Winchelsea using a variety of electronic means and coring to examine the port area of Winchelsea below the town. This area has been poorly studied up to now as the main focus has been on the preserved medieval more »

New website for Rye Bay B&B

New website for Rye Bay B&B

To make our website more user friendly for mobile and tablet users, the Rye Bay website has gone Responsive! Working with we have created a fantastic new website that we hope will give you a real feel about the experience of staying at Rye Bay B&B and the area around Rye Bay. We have also added a lot more pictures so more »

Find yourself in Hot Water

New hot water system at Strand House One of the joys of running a listed building is that everything to do with the maintenance and upkeep of the fabric and fixtures is so difficult. Mind you we have plenty of help and advice from the “Listed Property Owners Club” (see website) about such nightmarish things as woodworm and deathwatch beetle. But more »

Our favourite magazine article

We have had a review in “Wonen Landelijke Stylije” magazine from Holland. It is a magazine that we love to read ourselves and has wonderful interior design ideas, so if you ever see it buy a copy as even if you cannot read Flemish, the its worth it just for the pictures.