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Horsted Place

At a Glance

    Pros

  • historic building
  • amazing architecture
  • lovely gardens

    Cons

  • too formal for some
  • creaky floors bother light sleepers

Horsted Place Review

On 1,100 acres, this luxurious Victorian manor house was built as a private home in 1850; it was owned by a friend of Queen Elizabeth until the 1980s, and she was a regular visitor. Today it exudes traditional country-house style, with a magnificent Victorian staircase. There are many special touches—the Gothic library has a secret door that leads to a private courtyard. The dining room prepares such elegant fare as venison with roasted pear and game jus. Golfers get a special rate at a nearby course. The house is 6 miles north of Lewes.

    Hotel Details

  • 15 rooms, 5 suites.
  • Rate includes breakfast.
Updated: 06-11-2013

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