Tag: East Sussex

Valentines Day Dinner

Valentines Day Dinner Enjoy a romantic countryside stay at Strand House with a romantic break for Valentines Day An Orchid for your loved one, a box of hand-made chocolates and a Strand Bear awaiting your arrival. One night bed and breakfast with a Romantic Dinner for two people with 5 courses (including Scallops) and Kir cocktails. 50% off the price more »

Beautiful South Guest Accommodation of the Year Award

Strand House and Rye Bay Cottage have won Silver in the Beautiful South Guest Accommodation of the Year Awards 2011 having been short listed from over 100 entrants across the South of England. Mary and Hugh went to Denbies Wine Estate last Thursday to collect the award from John Williams, Chairman of Tourism South East. SOUTH EAST’S TOP TOURISM BUSINESSES more »

Bee Friendly Zone

How great would it be if you could set up your own bee friendly zone. How about making Winchelsea a bee friendly zone, as it is already partly surrounded by organically farmed land and is full of wonderful gardens with flowers. see: http://www.biobees.com/beefriendlyzone/index.php

Get Medieval at Bodiam Castle

Strand House could do with a few Medieval Crafts   Amazing medieval ‘hands on’ events at Bodiam Castle. The Company of Artisans 9 – 10 July – With medieval tiles to make and take home our artisans will keep you busy. Or try your hand at illuminated lettering in the Mediaeval Scriptorium. Medieval Hands make Light Work 16-17 July – Mediaeval more »

Special Opening Offer

To celebrate the opening of Rye Bay Bed and Breakfast we are offering a 20% discount on our normal rates to all guests who stay between 15th May and 23rd May, You can even stay in Rye Bay B&B if you want to! Speak to Mary on 01797 226276  

Capturing a swarm of bees!

Our hive of honey bees has been hard at work since early Spring and we have given them some more room to expand by adding a ‘super’ to the National hive. But this may not have been enough as today, they swarmed. Luckily I was going up to Rye Bay Cottage to deliver the new teddy bears that had just more »

Building a Bed and Breakfast -We are open!

It was touch and go but we finally opened before the Easter break! The final installation of the bathrooms was the delay in finishing as the plumbing and tiling took longer than expected. The painting of the interior walls was another mammoth job that was finished at the last minute, especially the red of the hallway but it all got more »

Charity row from Brighton to London

A young man has just pitched up on our doorstep loking for a place to pitch his tent. He is rowing around the South Coast to raise money for Auspergers/Autism Charities and started from Brighton two weeks ago in a sea goiing Kayak. Finding the sea a bit rough around Hastings he diverted onto the Royal Military Canal and stopped more »