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Pub Guide

  • Bells Yew Green
    • Brecknock Arms Bayham Road Bells Yew Green TN3 9BJ Telephone(01892) 750237

      A cosy roadside pub dating from the 1850s, close to Frant Station with two with real fires and three seating areas, one with comfprtable settees and armchairs. Now run by local landlord and family, open 7 days a week for food, including breakfast from 0800. See Harveys web link for details. Sunny garden, and large covered shelter for those days when sun fails to arrive!

  • Blackboys
    • Blackboys Inn Lewes Road Blackboys TN22 5LG Telephone(01825) 890283

      This attractive 14th century Harvey's pub is set in multi-award winning gardens. Inside there are a public bar, a second bar with a number of secluded booths, and a separate restaurant. At least three, often four, Harvey's ales including a seasonal are offered all year round. Home-prepared food is also available every day. Games include darts, shove-halfpenny and the local toad-in-the-hole. There are regular games nights, occasional live music and an annual beer festival.

  • Burwash
    • Bear High Street Burwash TN19 7ET Telephone(01435) 882540

      A welcoming country inn, over 300 years old, the large bar area has an inglenook fireplace. Breakfast is served 8 and 10, Mondays to Saturdays. Special events, such as weddings can be hosted. The pub changed hands in April 2019.

    • Rose & Crown Ham Lane Burwash TN19 7ER Telephone(01435) 882600

      Built in the 1480s, this attractive, quiet village local, with an exposed well by the main entrance, offers a good range of four Harveys beers. The single bar has low beams and an inglenook fireplace. The separate restaurant offers a good choice of English and continental dishes made with locally-sourced produce. Situated in a lane off the High Street, it is an oasis of calm away from the crowds. The present tenant took over the pub in April 2016.

  • Burwash Weald
    • Wheel Inn Heathfield Road Burwash Weald TN19 7LA Telephone(01435) 882299

      The Wheel reopened under new management in March 2019. This is a village pub with a light, airy and spacious feel inside and a large garden outside. The main bar features an inglenook fireplace and there is a separate restaurant. The smoking area is covered. The main part of the pub dates from about 1760.

  • Buxted
    • Buxted Inn High Street Buxted TN22 4LA Telephone(01825) 733510

      The large U shaped bar is divided into lounge and restaurant. Food is home made, freshly prepared and cooked, with meat and cheese in particular locally sourced fresh food. Opens at 7.30am (8am Saturday) to serve Breakfast. A wide choice of wines including from local producers. The pub occasionally hosts meet the brewers evenings.

    • White Hart Station Road Buxted TN22 4DP Telephone(01825) 732068

      The pub dates from the late eighteenth century, the current ownerstook over the pub in February 2015, it having been extended and refurbished in November 2013. The inglenook fireplace is a notable feature. A cosy interior with welcoming real fires in the winter months. The guest beer is always from a local brewery. The pub is on the main road through the village just a short walk from the railway station.

  • Cade Street
    • Half Moon Inn Cade Street TN21 9BS Telephone(01435) 868646

      A Victorian village local, biker friendly, with one large bar subdivided into distinct areas, including one set for diners. Quiz night is the second Sunday of the month. There is a large garden with panoramic views of the South Downs 15 miles distant. The two guest ales change regularly and a Biddenden cider is available, but not during the winter months. Bar billiards can be played. Live music features on special occasions and there are special food events, see website. A marquee is available for summer functions.

  • Chiddingly
    • Six Bells The Street Chiddingly BN8 6HE Telephone(01825) 872227

      Licensed since 1730, this was a coaching inn on the London to Eastbourne route, which was sympathetically extended in 1995. It is decorated with old advertisements, photographs and other memorabilia. The top bar has an inglenook fireplace and there is a public bar, family room with an unusual brick floor and plenty of outside seating. Home made food is locally sourced wherever possible. Live music is provided by the pub's Folk and Blues Club, starting at 8:30 on alternate Tuesdays, the website http://www.6bellsfolk.co.uk/ gives details.

  • Colemans Hatch
    • Hatch Inn Kidds Hill Colemans Hatch TN7 4EJ Telephone(01342) 822363

      Based on three 15th century cottages, this has been an inn for over 200 years. The attractive low-beamed building is ideally situated for visiting Ashdown Forest and has two gardens for summer drinking and dining. A daily menu uses locally produced food and regular beers are local. An annual beer festival is held in May. The picturesque pub has featured in TV programmes. Pooh Bridge and a llama farm are nearby.

  • Cross in Hand
    • Cross in Hand Inn Cross in Hand Cross in Hand TN21 0SN Telephone(01435) 865449

      The original beamed part of the building dates from the nineteenth century, it has been extended to give four different areas around a single bar. The restaurant can be used as a function room Mon-Wed. Under new management from late November 2019.

  • Crowborough
    • Blue Anchor Beacon Road Crowborough TN6 1BB Telephone(01892) 654519

      The pub has two bars and a separate restaurant. All food is locally sourcedwhere possible, it is freshly prepared, game and boar are specialities, the pub has its own smokery for fish and meat.

    • Boar's Head Inn Boarshead Crowborough TN6 3HD Telephone(01892) 660447

      A delightful 17th Century low beamed pub just off the main A26 with ample parking. It has a cosy interior, featuring two inglenook fireplaces. Outside seating with good views. Beers are usually Harveys Sussex Best and Fullers London Pride but others from local breweries occaisionally feature as guest beers. Excellent food is home cooked; locally sourced game and wildfowl are a speciality.

    • Bricklayers Arms Whitehill Road Crowborough TN6 1JA Telephone(01892) 668786

      Built in the late 1800s, this traditional welcoming community local has one large L shaped bar and a smaller snug. It is home to football, ladies darts and two pool teams. A beer festival with 10+ beers is held at Halloween time.

    • Cooper's Arms Coopers Lane Crowborough TN6 1SN Telephone(01892) 654796

      This friendly local drinkers' pub has been a regular Guide entry for many years. It offers changing beers, often local and always serves them in top condition. More distant examples feature at the regular beer festivals, when all 12 handpumps are put to good use. A real cider is also sold. Food may be available on Sunday lunchtime but it is best to enquire first. Outside is a secluded rear garden with good views towards Ashdown Forest.

    • Crow & Gate Uckfield Road Crowborough TN6 3TA Telephone(01892) 603461

      Large single bar pub subdivided into various areas, primarily an eating establishment. A refurbishment in April 2017 retained beams and fireplaces in the original part of the pub.

    • Crowborough & District Social Club Croft Road Crowborough TN6 1DL Telephone(01892) 654856
    • Crowborough Cross Beacon Road Crowborough TN6 1AF Telephone(01892) 662555

      A listed, 18th century, former coaching inn. It reopened January 2015 after a £1.7 million refurbishment by new owners Wetherspoons, including an extension to the rear. The pub is on two levels; there are a series of drinking booths on the higher level behind the long bar.

    • Wheatsheaf Mount Pleasant Crowborough TN6 2NF Telephone(01892) 663756

      A quintessential 18th-century English pub in the quiet outskirts of Crowborough. Harvey's beers are served from the three-sided bar. There are log fires in each of the seating areas, where photos of the Wheatsheaf's history are on display. The well-attended annual beer festival at the end of May is staged in a marquee, and regular live music events are held. Many colourful hanging baskets adorn the outside seating area during the Summer.

    • White Hart on the Green 1 Chapel Green Crowborough TN6 2XZ Telephone(01892) 611849

      Situated on the edge of Chapel Green and reopened in October 2015 after a 10 month closure. Now owned by Stonegate Pub Company who spent £500k on renovations. The interior is divided into several separate areas and has been beautifully refurbished. Harvey's Sussex Best and Doombar feature as regular real ales with one additional changing beer. CAMRA discount vouchers accepted and other discounts/offers may apply. Freshly prepared food is available every day including breakfast at weekends.

  • Dallington
    • Swan Inn Woods Corner Dallington TN21 9LB Telephone(01424) 838242

      Dating from 1398, this is a friendly, family run, traditional English country pub with low ceiling beams and wooden floors. It has excellent views to the sea. Food is locally sourced where possible, freshly prepared and cooked.

  • East Hoathly
    • King's Head 1 High Street East Hoathly BN8 6DR Telephone(01825) 840238

      Family-run free house that has been a pub for over 250 years. The 1648 Brewing Company was established in 2003 in the old stables next door; two of its beers are always on the bar, often alongside a dark ale, as well as a changing cider. An extensive range of home-cooked food is served every day. There is a walled garden to the rear and additional outside seating to the front. Local CAMRA Cider Pub of the Year since 2018 and Sussex Pub of the Year runner-up 2020/21.

  • Eridge Green
    • Huntsman Groombridge Lane Eridge Green TN3 9LE Telephone(01892) 864258

      Built in 1866 alongside the then new isolated Eridge station, this is a traditional pub with one large bar space. Food is home produced and where possible locally sourced. Handy for the Spa Valley Railway.

    • Nevill Crest & Gun Eridge Road Eridge Green TN3 9JR Telephone(01892) 864209

      A 500 year old listed building, which is roomy and comfortable inside. Renovated and extended to the rear in 2011. A real cider is available that is regularly changed. A comprehensive food menu is available.

  • Fairwarp
    • Foresters Arms High Street Fairwarp TN22 3BP Telephone(01825) 712808

      A private house which became a pub in 1898, it is a village local with low ceilings and beams which welcomes visitors, particularly walkers enjoying Ashdown Forest. One bar serves separate areas, the main bar area, the restaurant and a family room with sofas.

  • Five Ash Down
    • Pig & Butcher Coopers Row Five Ash Down TN22 3AN Telephone(01825) 732191

      The locals insisted this village pub reverted to its former name when Harveys acquired it in 2008. The Pig and Butcher has plenty of space and two separate bars – well worth a visit if you’re around the Uckfield area. As well as a recent makeover the beer range has now been expanded and includes a regular seasonal beer from Harvey's.

  • Five Ashes
    • Five Ashes Inn Five Ashes Five Ashes TN20 6HY Telephone(01825) 830485

      A four hundred year old village inn with two small bars, one with an inglenook fireplace. The pub is raised and separated from the road by a terrace with seating and a parking area. The guest beers tend to be selected from local breweries.

  • Fletching
    • Griffin Inn High Street Fletching TN22 3SS Telephone(01825) 722890

      The Griffin Inn is a 16th century inn situated in the beautiful and historic, unspoiled village of Fletching with a bar, restaurant and 13 hotel bedrooms. The pub always features 4 beers sourced from local breweries. Good views from the garden over surrounding countryside.

  • Flimwell
    • Cellar Head Brewing Co. Tap Room Pillory Corner Flimwell TN5 7QR Telephone(01580) 879523

      This Tap room is attached to the Cellar Head Brewery located on the Kent and Sussex Border, north of the village of Flimwell just off the A.21: look for the signs for Pillory Corner. Seating is both inside and outside with beautiful views looking across the Bewl Valley. There are usually three changing Cellar Head beers available on handpump. Cheese and charcuterie boards are available. Parking is available outside the brewery.

    • Royal Oak London Road Flimwell TN5 7PJ Telephone(01580) 879635

      In a prominent position on the A21, the pub attracts passing trade as well as its local following. There is one large bar, food is home made with a comprehensive menu available. There is a children's play area in the rear garden. The opening hours shown are for summer, the pub may close earlier in winter or when quiet.

  • Framfield
    • Hare & Hounds The Street Framfield TN22 5NJ Telephone(01825) 890118

      Cosy and welcoming village inn dating from 1428. Recently refurbished, it has separate dining, bar and snug areas, with an inglenook fireplace and comfy chairs. The pub has a good reputation for its food, especially Sunday roasts. Regular entertainment includes community events, quiz nights and live music. Children and dogs are welcome. With a good-sized garden and a play area, the pub offers something for all ages. No food on Monday. Local Pub of theYear 2020/21

  • Frant
    • Abergavenny Arms Hotel Frant Road Frant TN3 9DB Telephone(01892) 750233

      A fifteenth century coaching inn with a single bar which serves two large beamed dining rooms, one of which has a drinkers' area with comfortable sofas and an open fire. There is also a smaller dining room that can be used for functions. There are usually seven cask ales available. Outside is a patio- type garden for use in suitable weather.

    • George Inn 36 High Street Frant TN3 9DU Telephone(01892) 750350

      The original part of this pub, with its large fireplace, dates from 1670, with sympathetic extensions being added since then. The two main bars have beams throughout and the the large garden is an attractive feature in the summer. A third beer is occasionally added, Harveys Old in December and a varying choice at busy times in the summer.

  • Groombridge
    • Junction Inn Station Road Groombridge TN3 9RB Telephone(01892) 864275

      A welcoming pub with a separate restaurant area, very handy for Groombridge Station and the Spa Valley Railway. Malaysian and traditional food is served, on Sunday roast dinners are served. The building was erected on the site of a long room, which housed the navvies building the railway.

  • Gun Hill
    • Gun Gun Hill TN21 0JU Telephone(01825) 872361

      An old beamed seventeenth century building, at one time the local courthouse, once having an inglenook which is now part of the seating area, it was extended in 2013, adding a room with panoramic country views. The pub concentrates on food, having an extensive menu which changes daily. A small bar at the main entrance has several rooms leading from it which are laid for dining.

  • Hadlow Down
    • New Inn Main Road Hadlow Down TN22 4HJ

      Quirky and friendly village inn, identified by CAMRA as having a nationally important historic pub interior. The back bar fittings, ceramic spirit casks and panelled counter date from 1885 when the pub was rebuilt following a fire. There is another bar at the back and a function room. The no-frills environment is more than compensated for by the warm welcome, conviviality and excellently kept beer. No food, other than bar snacks, is available.

  • Halland
    • Blacksmith's Arms Lewes Road Halland BN8 6PN Telephone(01825) 840304

      Adjacent to the Halland A22 roundabout, The Blacksmith's Arms has a traditional village inn ambience; horse brasses, real fires and oak beams go to create that warm homely and friendly atmosphere. A guest beer is usually available. Good quality food, much of it homemade, is offered. There is a meeting room available and additional outside seating to the front. There are two car parks, front and rear. Under new management from September 2018. Real Cider is only available in the summer.

    • Halland Forge Heathfield Road Halland BN8 6PW Telephone(01825) 840456

      Chesterfield settees facing a large inglenook fireplace add to the Forge’s charming country style inn, with a modern twist. Halland & the Forge’s history illustrated on the walls add to its charm. Daily a la carte menu and a lunchtime carvery are served in the bar and restaurant area. Accommodation is also available with large car park and level access. Outside a dedicated smoking area adjacent to the hotel reception and bar entrance can be found.

  • Hartfield
    • Anchor Inn Church Street Hartfield TN7 4AG Telephone(01892) 770424

      Now the last pub in the village. Dating from the 14th Century, it has two bars and a separate restaurant available for functions. The bars are heated by wood burning stoves in winter. Locals enjoy the all day opening where friendly bar staff add to the relaxed atmosphere. The pub is situated close to Ashdown Forest and is not far from Pooh Bridge. The pub changed hands in April 2018.

  • Heathfield
    • Heathfield Tavern Hailsham Road Heathfield TN21 8DR Telephone(01435) 864847

      In the nineteenth century the Plymouth Brethren dominated Heathfield, meaning the Heathfield Tavern is still the only pub in the town, only permitted as it was built next door to a police house. The building dates from the early nineteenth century, it has a main bar area with two separate areas given over to dining. The pub has been completely refurbished and it was reopened by the family owned Ridley Inns in February 2019.

  • High Hurstwood
    • Hurstwood Hurstwood Road High Hurstwood TN22 4AH Telephone(01825) 732257

      Dating from the 1870s, this village pub has an imaginative food offering, locally sourced where possible, which has made it a destination for diners. There is a single bar in a U shaped room with tables set for food and sofas gathered round one of the open fires. Outside is a large terrace and garden. Often features beers from the local Engineer Brewery.

  • Horam
    • Lakeside Horam Manor Farm Horam TN21 0JB Telephone(01435) 408015

      A lakeside Bistro which sells Harvey's on a regular basis. Closed Monday and Tuesday in winter.

    • May Garland Inn Little London Road Horam TN21 0LJ Telephone(01435) 812249

      Dating from 1881, it has been in the hands of the current oners since 2012. There is one large bar divided into restaurant and lounge areas, the latter with sofas around an open fire. Monthly events such as themed food, comedy and quiz nights are held. Food is home prepared and where possible locally sourced, much originating from Tottingworth Farm three miles away. Opens at 9.30am for breakfasts, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

  • Hurst Green
    • Royal George 54 London Road Hurst Green TN19 7PN Telephone(01580) 860200

      The Royal George reopened as a pub in August 2019.

  • Laughton
    • Roebuck Inn Lewes Road Laughton BN8 6BG Telephone(01323) 811244

      Refurbished and reopened under new management in June 2015, an attractive 17th century former coaching inn in the centre of the quiet village, it is largely open plan and was once owned by Tamplins Brewery. The main bar has an attractive fireplace with a tiled surround, there is a small snug at the rear for a quiet drink and a large refurbished function room. Homemade food is locally sourced and always includes a vegetarian option. Real cider is only available during the summer months.

  • Maresfield
    • Chequers Inn High Street, Maresfield Maresfield TN22 2EH Telephone(01825) 763843

      A 15th century coaching inn (c.1452) in the centre of Maresfield. There are four separate beamed rooms around a central servery. The smallest is currently used as a pool room. There is an attractive inglenook fireplace in the left hand front bar and a large restaurant to the rear of the building.

  • Mark Cross
    • Lazy Fox Wadhurst Road Mark Cross TN6 3NP Telephone(01892) 852423

      A large village pub (formerly The Mark Cross Inn) with a comprehensive menu, it is open plan and divided into several areas. There are stunning views from the rear and garden. Following a fire which caused the pub's closure, it re-opened in August 2017. Elite Pubs has now taken over operation of the venue in 2021 and plan to re-open in the spring under its new name.

  • Mayfield
    • Middle House Hotel High Street Mayfield TN20 6AB Telephone(01435) 872146

      The building dates from 1575, it has been a pub since 1927 and has a cosy old world feel. It has a large bar area, a restaurant and an overflow room. Food is freshly prepared, home cooked and there is a deli attached to the pub.

    • Rose & Crown Fletching Street Mayfield TN20 6TE Telephone(01435) 872200

      The white weatherboarded pub is divided into four areas, some for food, others with sofas. Food is freshly cooked using local produce where possible. Monday is burger night, with special offers, and tapas is served on the last Thursday evening of the month. Quiz night is Tuesday and open mic is the first Thursday of each month.

  • Maynards Green
    • Runt in Tun Hailsham Road Maynards Green TN21 0DJ Telephone(01435) 864284

      A warm welcome awaits in this cosy and popular village pub which has been serving  guests and locals for over a hundred years.  It is particularly popular with families with a large play area and garden, along with a small campsite.  It has two log fires and a separate restaurant area that doubles up as a function room.  Food is homemade to a high standard, booking at weekends is advisable.  No food is served on Mondays.

  • Old Heathfield
    • Star Inn Church Street Old Heathfield TN21 9AH Telephone(01435) 863570

      This building dates from 1348 when it was built as a hostel for workers constructing the neighbouring church; it has been serving ale since 1388. Inside there are low beamed ceilings and an inglenook fireplace. The walls are decorated with tankards and miscellaneous country artefacts. There is an extensive garden. Food is locally sourced, home prepared and freshly cooked.

  • Piltdown
    • Peacock Inn Shortbridge Road Piltdown TN22 3XA Telephone(01825) 762463

      Traditional country inn with many historic features offering homemade, freshly prepared food from locally sources ingredients.

    • Piltdown Man Goldbridge Road Piltdown TN22 3XL Telephone(01825) 724688

      A welcoming roadside pub on the main A.272 in the village of Piltdown. An open plan L shaped bar is on two levels and features a collection of clocks. The food and changing guest beers are locally sourced.

  • Rotherfield
    • Catts Inn High Street Rotherfield TN6 3LH Telephone(01892) 852577

      Built in 1741 and refurbished and reopened in April 2019, this is a community village local with a quiet bar for conversation and a separate games and TV room. Bought by a family owned independent pub company in 2019 from Ei Group (formerly Enterprise) when the range of beers was increased. Good value pub grub is available at the times shown with snacks available all day. Now opens Tuesday to Saturday for breakfast at 10am.

    • King's Arms High Street Rotherfield TN6 3LJ Telephone(01892) 853441

      A 17th century timber framed, tile hung pub with exposed beams set in the heart of the village. Cosy in the winter with its open fires, in the summer it benefits from a very large beer garden with extensive views where a number of music events are held during the year. A friendly community pub known for its largely locally sourced good food, and a range of local beers.

  • Rushlake Green
    • Horse & Groom Rushlake Green TN21 9QE Telephone(01435) 830320

      Dating back to 1650, the pub has been known as the Horse & Groom since 1777. Inside are a beamed bar and restaurant with a good reputation for locally sourced, home prepared and freshly cooked food. A walled garden offers views over the nearby lakes. Under new ownership from April 2018.

  • Sheffield Park Station
    • Bessemer Arms Station Approach Road Sheffield Park Station TN22 3QL Telephone(01825) 720800

      The Bessemer Arms is located in a purpose built building beside the booking hall on the main platform (alongside the book shop). Ales from local brewers are available. The pub can get busy with people purchasing food. The Bessemer Arms serves anything from a sandwich up to a full meal. On Sundays from March there is a carvery in the newly refurbished Birch Grove Suite. Breakfast is served from 8.30am every Saturday and Sunday. The bar remains open on Saturday evenings from March until December.

  • Shortgate
    • Wok Inn The Broyle Shortgate BN8 6PJ Telephone(01825) 840888

      An excellent and good value Chinese restaurant with a bar area. The bar area looks like a traditional pub with its inglenook fireplace. Three course lunches are available, otherwise a fixed price buffet is served. Karaoke is available in the function room.

  • Ticehurst
    • Bell in Ticehurst High Street Ticehurst TN5 7AS Telephone(01580) 200300

      The original part of this 16th century coaching inn on the London to Hastings route dates from 1540 and underwent a major extension and restoration in 2011, all carried out by local craftsmen, with plans for more to come. The history of the pub is represented by contemporary posters and general history is illustrated by an eclectic range of artefacts, such as a wooden back carved tollgate notice, a portrait by the Victorian artist Margaret Carpenter, the first ever female RA exhibitor and a bell dating from 1790, cast in the Whitechapel foundry. Kipling wrote poetry here. There are Graham Sutherland prints throughout the pub, which consists of a main bar including a restaurant area, the assembly room snug upstairs and the old stable converted into a function room, (see attached picture). Outside there is seating on the front terrace ,a rear patio area and garden designed by a Chelsea Flower Show gold medalist. The guest bedrooms are inspired by the derivation of the village's name which means "wooden hill where goats graze" and so each has a silver birch trunk featuring in the decoration. The pub has been developed in an idiosyncratic style to which it is difficult to do justice in words; if you are in the area it is well worth visiting for that reason, in addition to enjoying its beer and ambience. Breakfast is served 7.30-9.30 weekdays, 8-10 at weekends.

    • Bull Three Leg Cross Ticehurst TN5 7HH Telephone(01580) 200586

      Dating from 1385 and a pub since the nineteenth century, this magnificent beamed and quarry tiled building is set in four acres of ground with gardens to front and rear, the latter containing a children's play area. It is decorated throughout with old photographs. Food is home cooked and prepared from a comprehensive menu.

    • Chequers Inn High Street Ticehurst TN5 7BQ Telephone(01580) 200287

      A 300 year old traditional drinkers' pub with a single bar, extended in Victorian times, with decking and a terrace to the front. The regulars declare that it boasts the best Harveys Best in the village. (Winter 2014 hours are shown).

    • Cherry Tree Inn Dale Hill Ticehurst TN5 7DG Telephone(01580) 200051

      The pub reopened under new ownership in June 2017. The interior has been renovated but the original layout has been kept intact. The pub has a large garden to one side. A beer from the local Cellar Head Brewery is usually on offer.

  • Uckfield
    • Alma Arms 65 Framfield Road Uckfield TN22 5AJ Telephone(01825) 762232

      Within 10 minutes' walk of the railway and bus stations, this traditional town-centre pub has two separate bars and a large function room with its own facilities. The Alma dates from 1851 and was named after the 1854 Crimean battle. Westons Family Reserve is the regular draught cider. A quiz is held every Thursday and various other events take place occaisionally. No food is served on Monday or Tuesday.

    • Highlands Inn Eastbourne Road Uckfield TN22 5SP Telephone(01825) 762989

      Large pub by roundabout just outside Uckfield. Large garden with children's play area.

    • Ringles Cross London Road Uckfield TN22 1HG Telephone(01825) 760638

      This welcoming former Whitbread - Fremlins pub, has been opened up and extended and has an emphasis on food and good ale. The original part to the left hand side features beamed ceilings and is on two levels. The right hand side is cosy with both sides featuring real fires in the winter months. Live music is featured on Friday evenings and other occasions- see pub website for details.

    • Station New Town Uckfield TN22 5DL Telephone(01825) 760999

      Refurbished Greene King pub opposite Uckfield Station. A useful stopping off point when waiting for a train, interesting guest beers from regional breweries often feature. Cask marque accredited.

  • Upper Hartfield
    • Gallipot Inn Gallipot Street Upper Hartfield TN7 4AJ Telephone(01892) 770008

      Situated on the outskirts of Hartfield, The Gallipot Inn is a fine example of a good old English pub, with a strong community focus. built in the late 16th century, the building had various uses before coming a pub. In winter the cosy internal atmosphere is complimented by an open fire and, in the summer, the pleasant rear gardens offer rewarding views over Ashdown Forest. The cask ales are local and the freshly cooked food is also locally sourced.

  • Vines Cross
    • Brewers Arms Netlesworth Lane Vines Cross TN21 9EN Telephone(01435) 812435

      In the small village of Vines Cross a friendly welcoming pub.The pub has one bar and three smaller restaurant rooms, one of which has an inglenook fireplace. The current owner took over in March 2013. Following a fire the pub was rebuilt and redecorated with the original layout retained. Food is home produced and sourced locally wherever possible. Open mic nights take place monthly.

  • Wadhurst
    • Greyhound High Street Wadhurst TN5 6AP Telephone(01892) 783224

      Dating from the sixteenth century, the main bar has two open fireplaces, one a small inglenook. There is a separate restaurant, a front terrace and a rear garden with children's play equipment. Food is locally sourced where possible and is home made. The guest beer is from a Sussex microbrewer or Old Dairy from Kent. Wadhurst station is one and a half miles from this part of the village.

    • Old Vine Cousley Wood Wadhurst TN5 6ER Telephone(01892) 482504

      This sixteenth century building with beams throughout has one large bar with inglenook fireplace and a restaurant. Home produced food is locally sourced where possible.

    • White Hart High Street Wadhurst TN5 6AP Telephone(01892) 782850

      New management took over in October 2017. There is a single large bar predominantly arranged for eating, although those drinking only are welcomed. The guest beer is from the Greene King range. Food is homemade, with an emphasis on locally sourced ingredients where possible, with a vegetarian option always available. Wadhurst station is one and a half miles from this part of the village.

  • Waldron
    • Star Inn Waldron TN21 0RA Telephone(01435) 812495

      A friendly, busy old traditional village pub dating back to the 17th century with its inglenook fireplace, wood and tiled flooring, oak panelling and beams helping to maintain its true character. There are highly polished horse brasses and artefacts adorning the walls with old pictures of the pub and even a list of licensees since 1750. A separate restaurant serves good quality food. Outside is a large beer garden with plenty of seating. Toad in the hole is played here.

  • Withyham
    • Dorset Arms Buckhurst Park Withyham TN7 4BD Telephone(01892) 770278

      A 16th century farmhouse changed to an alehouse in the 18th century. Now a listed building with log fires and a large garden. For many centuries part of Buckhurst Estate owned by Earl De La Warr whose arms constitute the pub sign. A separate public bar is complemented by a restaurant area serving seasonal local produce. The cask ales are from local breweries.