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Blue Door Barns

Lewes - East Sussex

Rustic charm meets pure luxury - Fabulous 16th century converted barns offering a stunning getaway tucked neatly between Lewes and the South Downs

  • Sleeps: 2-4 per barn
  • Bedrooms: 1 per barn
  • Bathrooms: 1 per barn
£115-240 per night
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

How to book...

Blue Door Barns is owned and managed by Bryony Basden.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Bryony Basden.

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Where we are: 

  The Highlights...

  • Romantic getaway in beautifully converted 16th Century barns that are perfect for couples looking to escape to the countryside.
  • Also suitable for families, with one barn able to comfortably sleep four.
  • Fantastic hosts, who are friendly and helpful and also allow dogs on the premises.
  • Situated near the South Downs, Lewes, Brighton and Hove, Seven Sisters and Glyndebourne House.
  • Treatment room offering massage, aromatherapy, facials and more.

  You should know...

  • Guests do not stay in the main building, but the outhouses. However, these living spaces are beautifully converted and lovely and cosy.
  • There is no communal living room, but with so many things to see and do in the area this shouldnt be a problem.

  The Detail...

Tucked away between the lovely market town of Lewes and the fabulous South Downs, Blue Door Barns offers you an enchanted getaway that combines luxury living spaces with gorgeous natural scenery. These quaint and stylish barns with their vintage interiors, surround a serene courtyard that has been carefully illuminated with dainty fairy lights to create a becalming atmosphere. The courtyard itself also features a cracking open fire and BBQ space for use throughout the warmer parts of the year.

These boutique barns, which were originally built in the 1600s, are not only stunning and comfy, but they were also once home to Quentin Bell, the son of painter Vanessa Bell who was a member of the Bloomsbury Group. They retain the artistic charm of their former owners with lovely chandeliers, vintage artwork and salvaged pieces of truly wonderful furniture making them the perfect place for a romantic getaway.

You can opt to self cater, or make the most of their incredible menu and wake up to fresh, home made breakfasts from their traditional Full English, complete with black pudding, to their healthy Winter-Warming Porridge with homemade apple compote, toasted seeds and honey. Blue Door Barns also has a treatment room where you can indulge in some extra pampering to make your romantic weekend away that little bit more special.

Situated near to the vibrant and bohemian seaside city of Brighton and Hove, you can also venture out into the surrounding countryside and enjoy the South Downs, Seven Sisters and the gorgeous Glyndebourne Opera House which hosts world famous opera from May to the end of August, and then some other interesting events throughout the year. But when it comes to things to do that isnt all thats on offer. You also have unlimited access to picturesque cycle tracks without a car in sight as well as a joyous bundle of classic pub lunch options, all of which offer lovely local ales. You can even try your hand at horse riding, paragliding or head out sailing on the open ocean. The living quarters here are so lovely that you may never want to step outside, but with so many wonderful things to do, right on your doorstep, wed urge you to try.


Essential Features
  • Baby Friendly
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • No Smoking
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Living Spaces
  • Stairgate
  • Coffee machine
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Highchair
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • BBQ
  • Firepit
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Babysitting
  • Chef for hire
  • Cleaning service
  • Off road free parking


  • Art classes
  • Beach (lake)
  • Beach (sea)
  • Bird watching
  • Boat trips
  • Cooking classes
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Historical sites
  • Horse riding
  • Markets
  • Massage
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Walking
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Pub/Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Sailing
  • Spa
  • Supermarket/food shop
  • Surfing
  • Swimming pool (public)
  • Wellbeing
  • Wildlife
  • Windsurfing
  • Wine tasting
  • Yoga
  • Zoo/Wildlife park

We offer horseriding, yoga, pilates, private dining, wine tasting, guided walks, walkers picnics and have a beautiful treatment room on site.

  Nearest Airport

30 mins by car from London Gatwick Airport



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£115-240 per night
Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 2 nights

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Blue Door Barns is owned and managed by Bryony Basden.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Bryony Basden.

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