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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.  

Winchelsea’s Secret Gardens – 14th September

Strand House is opening its garden to visitors as part of the National Garden Scheme’s – Winchelsea’s Secret Gardens on the 14th September from 1pm – 5.30pm. We will be serving tea and cake  to visitors in the garden. The other gardens that are open on the same day: King’s Leap Sat 14 Sept (1-5.30) Magazine House Open all dates Periteau House Open more »

Winter Fun with the Wealden Times

22nd – 24th November is the Wealden Times Midwinter Fair at the WALLED GARDEN, Bedgebury Pinetum, near Goudhurst TN17 2SJ. Go there and you will find a wide array of stall with everything that you need for the perfect Christmas, vintage and modern goodies for home and garden, locally produced foods, gifts, fashion and jewelery. While you are there you more »

Honey harvets at Strand House

August is here and that means the honey harvest! The bees have done really well despite the bad weather and we were able to take 3 ‘supers’ off the hive which means that we might get 50 lb of honey. The hive had grown into a skyscraper with two brood boxes and 4 supers 🙂

Wildflower garden for the summer

Last year we planted an annual wildflower meadow along the side of Rye Bay Cottage and it was a huge success with all the bees and other insects. So we have been watching the new BBC series Sarah Raven’s Bees, Butterflies and Blooms on BBC2 with great enjoyment. Catch it here on i-Player http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01cktgq/Bees_Butterflies_and_Blooms_Cities/ So this year we will be more »

Lovely guest comments

Dear Mary and Hugh We just wanted to say a huge thank you for such a wonderful weekend in your beautiful Bed and Breakfast. It couldn’t have been better, you really had thought of everything. The attention to detail was second to none. You are wonderfully warm, attentive and professional hosts. Every room was beautifully decorated with so many thoughful more »

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 »