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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 »

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.  

German Car Club at Strand House

Strand House is hosting a rally by a German Car Club with a collection of vintage cars over the next few days. 14 vintage cars ranging from Rolls Royces, early Jaguar racers, Porsche 1600 GT, AC’s, Mercedes and many more. They are visting Goodwood (http://www.goodwood.co.uk/motorsport/motorsport.aspx)  to drive round the race circuit and the RAC Clubhouse as well as taking in more »

Things to do in Rye in poor weather

OK so the weather is not brilliant this weekend but there are fun things to do in the Rye area even if it is a bit damp from time to time. My favourite day out is to drive up to Tenterden (http://www.tenterdentown.co.uk/) which has loads of funny little shops and places to eat – so you can wander round there for 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 »

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 »