Fair Oak Farm

Mayfield, East Sussex

Award-winning Fair Oak Farm, on a private 12-acre estate in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the ultimate country retreat

  • 32
  • 16 bedrooms
  • 13 bathrooms
£85-1150 per night


How to book

Fair Oak Farm is owned and managed by Ian Ledger.

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The highlights
  • A multi-award winning estate and retreat venue, available for private exclusive hire.
  • Nine properties set across a 12-acre farm in a protected Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, only 1 hour from London.
  • Grade II Listed Farm House sleeps 10 to 12 people across three floors.
  • The luxurious Barn & Cow Shed sleeps 6, with 3 bedrooms & 3 bathrooms.
  • Stable Cottage and the Grain Store each sleep 2-4.
  • Two Eco-Lodge Tree Houses nestled in ancient trees, sleeping 2 per treehouse.
  • The converted Hay Barn sleeps 2, with stunning views of the valley.
  • Two Shepherd’s Huts nestled in an orchard each sleep 2 guests.
  • A sauna, large barn for yoga and pilates, games barn, cinema barn, children's play area and treatment studio are all available on site.

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  • Up to 15 guests with single occupancy to each lodge, cottage or bedroom.
  • Up to 24 guests, some with single occupancy and some sharing each lodge, cottage or bedroom.
  • Alternatively, sleep up to 32 guests with exclusive use for group holidays of family and friends.
  • A car would be useful for visiting nearby villages of Mayfield, Wadhurst, Heathfield and Ticehurst.
  • Castles, beautiful gardens, National Trust properties, golf courses, fishing locations and Ashdown Forest are all nearby!

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The detail

Fair Oak Farm is a gorgeous estate in a rural setting in East Sussex. There are nine different properties on the estate, from spacious and quirky eco-lodge tree houses to a stunning farmhouse. Fair Oak Farm is available for exclusive hire and can be all yours for a special event or luxurious group getaway. Together Fair Oak sleeps up to 32 friends and family, whilst business groups can sleep 15 delegates (or more if sharing rooms) for a corporate team event.

The fabulously decorated Farm House sleeps 10-12 guests. The ground floor has a living area with open fire, separate reception room with sofas, fully equipped kitchen with Aga and separate oven leading on to an open plan dining room which opens on to the rear courtyard and large gardens. Upstairs, the first floor has four main bedrooms, two with en-suite bathrooms and the master bedroom also boasts a walk-in dressing room. The second floor has two double beds.

The converted farm buildings surround a private courtyard with seating, fire pit and blossom trees. The Barn & Cow Shed, sleeping six across two double bedrooms and a twin bedroom, all with private en-suites, has a large open plan kitchen, dining and living area providing a social hub for groups and including large screen projector, lounge and dining seating. Stable Cottage and the Grain Store each sleep between two and four people, with sofa beds in each living area. They too have fully equipped kitchens, dining areas and private bathrooms.

Finally the Eco-Lodge Tree Houses, converted Hay Barn and Shepherds' Huts make for a truly unique experience. The two Eco-Lodge Tree Houses and Hay Barn are set in an ancient tree line and have stunning, uninterrupted views of the valley. Each sleeps two and have an open plan, studio living and sleeping space, fully equipped kitchen, wet room with walk-in shower and decked seating area outside to soak up the views. The two luxury Shepherds' Huts, nestled in the orchard, each sleep two with a cosy living and sleeping area, kitchen, shower room and private outside seating area.

The surrounding countryside and rolling meadows are great for leisurely walks and cycling. Golf courses and fishing locations can also be found nearby, along with a host of castles, beautiful gardens, National Trust properties, family attractions and the famous Ashdown Forest. A range of activities, such as falconry and bird handling sessions, quad biking, paint balling and lots more are available on site or close by.

The medieval village of Mayfield is just two miles away and has a small supermarket plus a butchers, deli and wine shop selling award winning local produce. The villages of Wadhurst, Heathfield and Ticehurst are also just 15 minutes away, while the spa town of Tunbridge Wells is 20 minutes away.

Fair Oak Farm encourages sustainable tourism practices, working closely with the local community to promote award winning local produce and has itself won several awards including the ‘Best Boutique Stay’ in the Sussex Muddy Stilettoes awards and a National Geographic nomination for a unique lodge of the world, of which there are only four in Europe.

  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Dog Friendly
  • Baby Friendly
  • Hot Tub
  • Family Friendly
  • Heating
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Games/Books
  • Open fire/Woodburner
  • Games room
  • Cooker
  • Dishwasher
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Fridge
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Highchair
  • Bath
  • Cot
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite TV/Freeview
  • Stereo music system
  • Television
  • BBQ
  • Firepit
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
Also Available
  • Chef for hire
  • Off road free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Sauna

On site group activities are available from trusted local suppliers, such as laser clay shooting, pampering, wine tasting, hot tub hire and lots more. Experts are also available for workshops and sessions in the barn, including yoga, pilates, dance and fitness classes.

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

Catering and activity options can be organised - please contact Fair Oak Farm for further details.

£85-1150 per night

We don't have live availability info for this property. Please enquire for specific dates.

How to book

Fair Oak Farm is owned and managed by Ian Ledger.

You can book online now at their website. Just click the button and we'll send you there to see more info and to book directly...

Book Online Now

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Ian Ledger.

Request To Book
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  Nearest Airport
45 mins from Gatwick. 1.5hrs from Heathrow

Detailed pricing info

Seasonal packages for exclusive use of the estate are available for holiday groups, business groups and retreats.

Whether it's a group of family and friends, a corporate event, team building workshop or well-being retreat, private use of this 'one-of-kind', multi-award winning accommodation can be all yours, with prices starting from:

£21 +VAT per person per night for 7 nights.
£26 +VAT per person per night for a 4 night mid-week break.
£38 +VAT per person per night for a 3 night weekend.

On the rare occasion that individual properties are available, prices start from £85 per night for a couple in a hut, lodge, cottage or converted barn.

Please contact Fair Oak Farm for more details.


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